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Friday 30 January 2015

Pubs

British beer sales up first time in a decade

A decade of decline in UK beer sales has come to an end following a 1.3% rise in 2014, but the future of UK pubs is still “fragile”.

Friday, January 30th, 2015 No Comments »

CAMRA urges action to save UK pubs

CAMRA has repeated calls for the UK government to help save the UK pub industry, after figures released today revealed 29 pubs are closing every week.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

JD Wetherspoon calls for tax change

As JD Wetherspoon reports a like-for-like sales drop, its chairman has called for supermarket alcohol to be taxed at the same rate as pubs.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Heineken and Wetherspoon resolve spat

JD Wetherspoon has come to an agreement with Heineken to serve the brewer’s products again after a month-long disagreement over stocking.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

UK on-trade sales slip 3% in 12 months

While the UK’s off-trade saw a slight return to growth, sales at pubs, bars and restaurants fell by 3% in the last 12 months.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

UK on-trade sees 20th month of growth

UK on-trade sales rose again in November, but it was food rather than drink driving this growth, with London considerably more buoyant than the rest of the country.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Camra slams planning loopholes

CAMRA has announced that 600 pubs are now listed as having community value, but says the government is not doing enough to protect public houses.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Peer blames Muslims for pub decline

A Tory peer has levelled some of the blame for Britain’s pub decline on teetotal Muslim populations, saying it is “exceptionally hard” for publicans.

Friday, December 5th, 2014 11 Comments »

Pub trade welcomes business rate relief

The UK pub trade has welcomed proposals put forward by the Chancellor in his autumn statement to cut business rates for small businesses, including pubs.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Marston’s Brewery to sell 200 UK pubs

Maston’s has announced plans to dispose of 200 of its pubs in the coming 12 months to focus instead on women and budget family dining.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

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