Running a London pub: the dos and don’ts

the drinks business speaks to Chase Distillery's James Chase and former bar director at Sketch, Dominic Jacobs, co-owners of The Running Horse in Mayfair, about the challenges of running a pub in the capital.

Rising price of beer making pubs an ‘unaffordable luxury’

Only  15% of UK beer drinkers now think that the price of a pint in the UK is either very or fairly affordable, with the rising price of beer putting the British pub-going tradition at risk of dying out and becoming an "unaffordable luxury", says CAMRA. 

CAMRA: Big beer is ‘fooling’ consumers into drinking ‘craft’

"Big beer" companies are not only trying to dominate the independent brewing sector, but also "fooling consumers into thinking they are still drinking 'independent' or 'craft' beer", according to beer writer and editor of Camra's Good Beer Guide, Roger Protz.

UK pubs face ‘ticking time bomb’ as 28,000 closed since 1970s

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has warned that UK pubs are facing a "ticking time bomb" due to rising business rates, revealing that the number of pubs has reduced by a third since the 1970s. 

Dogs boost business at pubs

July 27th, 2017

Beer in a can approved as real ale

September 26th, 2016

Pub closures slowing in the UK

February 3rd, 2016

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