Pubs news

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BrewDog is offering ‘free beer on us’

The brewer is urging pub groups and independents to work with them on the campaign – an on-pack promotion that offers shoppers a free pint in a pub or bar.

News |  People & Places

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.

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Trade associations dispute speculations that pubs would have to close again

Trade associations reacted to claims that pubs in England may need to close again to allow schools to reopen in September, calling for more clarity on the matter and warning the government on its potentially devastating consequences.

News |  People & Places

Majority of hospitality businesses join Eat Out to Help Out scheme

According to a survey conducted by trade body UKHospitality, the majority of Britain’s hospitality businesses are joining the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

News |  People & Places

Pubs in England might need to close again for schools to reopen

On Saturday, Sage member Prof Graham Medley said that pubs in England may need to close again, in a ‘trade-off’ that would allow schools to reopen in September as originally planned.

News |  People & Places

Deliveroo unveils new dine-in ordering tool for on-trade venues

Leading food delivery firm Deliveroo has launched Table Service, a new contactless dine-in tool that allows customers to order via the Deliveroo app in pubs, bars and restaurants.

News |  Beer & Cider

National Brewery Centre Archives now available online

The National Brewery Centre Archives’ historical collection of brewing-related information and images is now available to consult online.

News |  Beer & Cider

Independent Family Brewers of Britain invested more than £20M in pubs during lockdown

The support included cancelling rent payments, and suspending service charge and loan repayments.

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 |  People & Places

Pubs in England might need to close again for schools to reopen

On Saturday, Sage member Prof Graham Medley said that pubs in England may need to close again, in a ‘trade-off’ that would allow schools to reopen in September as originally planned.

News |  People & Places

Deliveroo unveils new dine-in ordering tool for on-trade venues

Leading food delivery firm Deliveroo has launched Table Service, a new contactless dine-in tool that allows customers to order via the Deliveroo app in pubs, bars and restaurants.

News |  Beer & Cider

National Brewery Centre Archives now available online

The National Brewery Centre Archives’ historical collection of brewing-related information and images is now available to consult online.

News |  Beer & Cider

Independent Family Brewers of Britain invested more than £20M in pubs during lockdown

The support included cancelling rent payments, and suspending service charge and loan repayments.

News |  People & Places

Imbibe Live Online: Four ways to look after your employees in their return to work

As part of our Imbibe Live Online event, Rishi Malliwal (SGM Law) spoke to Humble Grape's James Dawson, Lyndsay Jones from The Alchemist and Everyday People's Kat Hounsell about how to look after staff in the return to work during Covid-19. Here are some useful tips.

News |  People & Places

Hospitality Action unveils ‘Invisible Chips’ campaign

Hospitality Action has launched a new charity initiative to support reopening on-trade venues.

News |  People & Places

Tales from the floor: The on-trade on the first day back behind the bar

Bars, restaurants and pubs across the UK have been racing to get their venues ready for reopening on 4 July. So, how did it all go? We found out.

News |  People & Places

Opinion: London's re-opening weekend was two tales of one city

As the weekend saw bars, pubs and restaurants opening their doors across the UK, deputy editor Millie Milliken found her ‘Super Saturday’ out and about in London was, for the most part, somewhat different to the one portrayed in the media.

News |  People & Places

Imbibe Live Online: Four ways to look after your employees in their return to work

As part of our Imbibe Live Online event, Rishi Malliwal (SGM Law) spoke to Humble Grape's James Dawson, Lyndsay Jones from The Alchemist and Everyday People's Kat Hounsell about how to look after staff in the return to work during Covid-19. Here are some useful tips.

News |  People & Places

Hospitality Action unveils ‘Invisible Chips’ campaign

Hospitality Action has launched a new charity initiative to support reopening on-trade venues.

News |  People & Places

Tales from the floor: The on-trade on the first day back behind the bar

Bars, restaurants and pubs across the UK have been racing to get their venues ready for reopening on 4 July. So, how did it all go? We found out.

News |  People & Places

Opinion: London's re-opening weekend was two tales of one city

As the weekend saw bars, pubs and restaurants opening their doors across the UK, deputy editor Millie Milliken found her ‘Super Saturday’ out and about in London was, for the most part, somewhat different to the one portrayed in the media.