Diageo CEO: Duty Free trade for UK a ‘real boost for jobs and drinks sector’

Diageo's chief executive Ivan Menezes talks confidently about meeting the challenges of Brexit, with getting Duty Free trade back for the UK having the potential to give "a real boost to jobs and the [drinks] sector".

Brexit white paper: What is the industry saying, and what are ‘trusted traders’?

A white paper on Brexit was been published this week setting out Theresa May's vision for the UK's future relationship with the EU, which will significantly affect the drinks trade.

The week in pictures

This week in the world of drinks; CEOs react to Theresa May's plan for Brexit, Raymond Blanc celebrates Bastille Day in London, a pub in Hammersmith renames itself the Trump Arms, and someone thought creating a wine label based on The Handmaid's Tale was a good idea.

Pied à Terre owner David Moore: Government to blame for Brexit-induced restaurant ‘Armageddon’

Restaurateur David Moore has hit out at the UK government for "sitting on its hands" while dozens of businesses in the restaurant sector have collapsed or faced closure in the past year.

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