Pub companies with fewer than 500 tied pubs will be exempt from the statutory code, Andrew Griffiths MP has told M&C Report.
The Wine & Spirits Trade Association (WSTA) has formally thanked Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander for their support in abolishing the alcohol duty escalator in the 2014 Budget.
BrewDog, the Scottish brewer and pub operator, has announced expansion plans, including a new 300hl brew-house at its headquarters in Ellon, near Aberdeen.
Las Iguanas, the Bowmark Capital-backed group, saw profits for the year to 31 March 2014 climb 16% to £7m, driven by an 18% growth in sales to £48.4m and the opening of six new sites.
Starbucks and Costa Coffee are leading the pack in engaging with UK social media users, according to the latest Food and Beverage Social Media Benchmark from eDigitalResearch.
Spirit Pub Company has told M&C Report that Kenny Skelton, currently its head of digital and insight, will also take on the responsibility for overseeing its Chef & Brewer brand.
The owners of an award-winning Edinburgh pub have become multiple operators with the acquisition of two pubs in Fife.
A new £10m marketing drive by the pan-industry Let There Be Beer campaign kicks-off this weekend with a renewed focus on the quality, diversity and versatility of beer.
Somerset-based cider maker Thatchers is to make its first foray into the managed pub sector by directly running the Railway Inn, adjacent to its farm in Sandford, north Somerset.
Tim Hulme has had a big task on his hands turning around the British Institute of Innkeeping (BII), but he’s adamant that progress has been made as he targets further reform and growth for the organisation. Hulme also has bold ambitions for the pub sector as a whole.
While C&C Group and Greene King hark back to the 1980s, we look at some issues taking up space on the sidelines, including the rise of new forms of consumer engagement, the continuing impressive progress of Fuller’s and whether anyone has the appetite for consolidation in the late night sector
Despite capital restructure in the summer and a number of changes at boadroom level, Shepherd Neame is confident the industry is back on its feet and thriving once again.
People with a thirst for change are the key for Carlsberg CEO James Lousada. Robyn Black finds out more.
Never happy to stand still, the restaurant industry is continually redefining itself. Kerstin Kuhn looks at the latest sub-sector to emerge – that of fast fine outlets
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