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What does Spring Budget 2017 mean for hospitality?

What does the Spring Budget mean for hospitality?

By Sophie Witts

Chancellor Philip Hammond offered an olive branch to pubs facing rising business rates in today’s budget, but raised the price of a pint of beer for the first time in five years.

Pub beer sales were down 5.5 per cent in Q1 2013

Pub beer sales fall by 50 million pints in Q1

By Luke Nicholls

The long winter has seemingly taken its toll on UK pubs with beer sales dropping by almost 50 million pints in the first quarter of 2012 and pub trade down 5.5 per cent.

The Ultimate Pint is said to be five times stronger than regular glasses

Safer pint glass shatters into cubes to prevent crime

By Lorraine Heller

Design and glassware firms have joined forces to launch a new pint glass, which they claim is the safest and strongest tumbler produced to date, designed to help cut crime in busy drinking environments.

BBPA: Pub trade over December has reduced

Delay VAT rise, begs pub industry

By Becky Paskin

An industry body has called on the Government to delay the VAT rise in January, to compensate for the effects of the recent extreme weather.

Greene King drinks promotion 'not irresponsible'

Greene King drinks promotion 'not irresponsible'

By Emma Eversham

A buy three pints get one free promotion run in Greene King pubs is cleared of any wrongdoing by the Portman Group following a complaint that it encouraged irresponsible drinking

100 MPs back freeze on beer tax

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100 MPs back freeze on beer tax

By Emma Eversham

A campaign to stop the government’s plans to increase beer tax in this year’s Budget in order to give the pub industry a break gains the backing of 113 MPs


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