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Tech crunch: Is technology in hospitality here to stay?

Covid-19 has accelerated the use of technology in the on-trade. But when life returns to normal, will consumers want to go back to a more traditional approach, asks Eleanor Dallaway.

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Sales up in pubs pre-lockdown

Ordering system OrderPay reports an increase of 125% in sales on Wednesday 4 November, compared to previous week – but sales still down 30% due to curfew.

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Pubs diversify to survive pandemic

When the going gets tough, the tough pivot. Two village pubs have started providing essential local services.

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Pubs slash beer prices ahead of lockdown

Wetherspoons and Stonegate have cut their pint prices to below £1 for the three days leading up to England's second lockdown.

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Heineken fined £2m by Pubs Code Adjudicator

The brewer was found in breach of the Pubs Code for forcing its Star Pubs & Bars venues to stock too many of its beers.

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Greene King partners with the International Slavery Museum this Black History Month

Brewer and pub company Greene King has partnered with Liverpool’s International Slavery Museum in a bid to help raise awareness and educate about the historic transatlantic slave trade.

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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.

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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.

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

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Heineken fined £2m by Pubs Code Adjudicator

The brewer was found in breach of the Pubs Code for forcing its Star Pubs & Bars venues to stock too many of its beers.

News |  Beer & Cider

Greene King partners with the International Slavery Museum this Black History Month

Brewer and pub company Greene King has partnered with Liverpool’s International Slavery Museum in a bid to help raise awareness and educate about the historic transatlantic slave trade.

News |  Beer & Cider

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.

News |  People & Places

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.