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Trade bodies for hospitality and drinks industries call for more targeted support following Chancellor's announcement

Following the Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Covid-19 financial support announcement earlier today, a number of hospitality and drinks industry trade bodies have responded asking for more targeted help.

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Proposed Property Bounceback Grant could save 375,000 jobs in first year

The grant has been proposed by UKHospitality, leisure and retail bodies to facilitate rental agreements between landlords and tenants.

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Best Bar None accreditation scheme to expand to Central Bedfordshire

The rigorous scheme, supported by the Home Office, assesses operational standards, policies and procedures, as well as education and training of staff.

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Trade talk: How are UK venues navigating reopening during Covid-19?

As venues embark on a ‘new normal’, Robyn Black and Millie Milliken spoke to UK operators large and small to see how they are feeling about reopening.

News |  Beer & Cider

Size matters: The Small Brewers Duty Relief's makeover

Last week, the government announced a new proposal to reduce the threshold at which the Small Brewers Duty Relief (SBR) starts to taper, from 5,000hl down to 2,100hl. Jacopo Mazzeo takes a look at what consequences this might have on Britain's small breweries.

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Imbibe Live Online: Five takeaways from The Impacts of Lockdown on The Wine Market session

Last week, as part of our Imbibe Live Online show, Imbibe contributor and Sommelier Wine Awards chairman, Chris Losh sat down with Bibendum CEO Michael Saunders, head of wine operations at St. John Wines Victoria Sharples and The Pickled Pub Company & The Frisco Group owner Heath Ball to investigate the impacts of lockdown on the wine market.

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Watch Imbibe Live Online on demand now!

Two days of education webinars, IGTV interviews and Facebook Premiere videos are now available for you to watch on demand.

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Plantation Rum to rename in response to global Black Lives Matter movement

Rum brand is said to have recognised 'the hurtful connotation the word "plantation" can evoke' and will be evolving its brand name as a result.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

News |  Beer & Cider

Size matters: The Small Brewers Duty Relief's makeover

Last week, the government announced a new proposal to reduce the threshold at which the Small Brewers Duty Relief (SBR) starts to taper, from 5,000hl down to 2,100hl. Jacopo Mazzeo takes a look at what consequences this might have on Britain's small breweries.

News |  Wine

Imbibe Live Online: Five takeaways from The Impacts of Lockdown on The Wine Market session

Last week, as part of our Imbibe Live Online show, Imbibe contributor and Sommelier Wine Awards chairman, Chris Losh sat down with Bibendum CEO Michael Saunders, head of wine operations at St. John Wines Victoria Sharples and The Pickled Pub Company & The Frisco Group owner Heath Ball to investigate the impacts of lockdown on the wine market.

News |  Wine

Watch Imbibe Live Online on demand now!

Two days of education webinars, IGTV interviews and Facebook Premiere videos are now available for you to watch on demand.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Plantation Rum to rename in response to global Black Lives Matter movement

Rum brand is said to have recognised 'the hurtful connotation the word "plantation" can evoke' and will be evolving its brand name as a result.

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Reopening after lockdown: Lessons from the Aussies

As the reopening of bars and pubs edges closer, how can operators prepare? For advice and ideas, look Down Under.

News |  Beer & Cider

Budweiser Brewing Group dominates UK volume sales

The AB InBev subsidiary has become the UK’s top-selling brewer by volume.

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Insurance holders in hospitality sector have just days to check their policies

UKHospitality has partnered with law firm Taylor Wessing to assist the FCA in its move to file a business interruption high court action and seek clarification in policy wording.

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New tariff regime for imported wine after Brexit

The British government has published the new tariff regime for imported wine that will replace the EU’s Common External Tariff end of the Brexit transition period on 1 January 2021.

News |  People & Places

Reopening after lockdown: Lessons from the Aussies

As the reopening of bars and pubs edges closer, how can operators prepare? For advice and ideas, look Down Under.

News |  Beer & Cider

Budweiser Brewing Group dominates UK volume sales

The AB InBev subsidiary has become the UK’s top-selling brewer by volume.

News |  People & Places

Insurance holders in hospitality sector have just days to check their policies

UKHospitality has partnered with law firm Taylor Wessing to assist the FCA in its move to file a business interruption high court action and seek clarification in policy wording.

News |  Wine

New tariff regime for imported wine after Brexit

The British government has published the new tariff regime for imported wine that will replace the EU’s Common External Tariff end of the Brexit transition period on 1 January 2021.