The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) is calling on the Government to offer greater flexibility on licensing hours for the World Cup 2014, with some games set to kick off as late as 11pm UK time.
Spirit Pub Company has entered the new financial year with good momentum in the business, having reported a major turnaround in pre-tax profits over the past 12 months – up to £72m after a £589m loss this time last year.
With the 2014 Cask Report revealing that real ale is now outperforming the beer market, new research has found that licensees can still do more to encourage younger drinkers to try the drink, simply by providing tasting notes on the bar.
UK alcohol consumption dropped by 3.3 per cent last year and is now at the lowest level this century, according to a new industry stats handbook released by the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA).
The Hand & Flowers, Tom Kerridge’s pub-restaurant in Marlow, has been voted the UK’s best restaurant at the 2013 National Restaurant Awards, snatching top spot from The Ledbury, which held the title for three years.
With the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) recently launching a new campaign to promote the significance of British pubs, a new survey from a separate organisation has discovered that the reality is bleak, as the majority of adults claim they no longer have...
Where would we be without the local? That’s the question posed by the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra), which has today released new research highlighting the significance of British pubs in people’s lives.
Cask ale has lost its image as an ‘old man’s drink’ and now appeals to a broad range of drinkers, with the majority of licensees claiming the beer is bringing more young people and women into their pubs.
An increase in rent reviews among licenced retail premises and a flurry of transaction activity across the restaurant sector could mean that ‘we are at long last beginning to see an upturn in the market, or at least the end of the downturn’.