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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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Mixed feelings: Industry reacts to new ‘rule of six’

Are the prime minister’s latest safety measures 'very good news' or 'a kick in the teeth'?

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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 |  Beer & Cider

SIBA reveals winners of its inaugural Digital Beer Awards

Imbibe took part in judging the Society of Independent Brewers' (SIBA) 2020 awards, which was entered by over 180 British breweries.

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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SIBA gives St Austell's Roger Ryman posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award

The Society of Independent Brewers has awarded former St Austell brewing director Roger Ryman (1966-2020) the Silver Tankard Lifetime Achievement Award ‘for his services to the British brewing industry’.

News |  Beer & Cider

Slash beer duty to save Britain’s breweries, say MPs

14 MPs have sent a letter to the chancellor Rishi Sunak calling for a cut beer duty and an extension of business rate support, as part of a campaign created by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA).

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Covid-19 causes dramatic drop in craft beer sales, warns SIBA

A survey run by the Society of Independent Brewers suggests that independent British breweries have suffered an 82% decrease in sales since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

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 |  People & Places

SIBA gives St Austell's Roger Ryman posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award

The Society of Independent Brewers has awarded former St Austell brewing director Roger Ryman (1966-2020) the Silver Tankard Lifetime Achievement Award ‘for his services to the British brewing industry’.

News |  Beer & Cider

Slash beer duty to save Britain’s breweries, say MPs

14 MPs have sent a letter to the chancellor Rishi Sunak calling for a cut beer duty and an extension of business rate support, as part of a campaign created by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA).

News |  Beer & Cider

Covid-19 causes dramatic drop in craft beer sales, warns SIBA

A survey run by the Society of Independent Brewers suggests that independent British breweries have suffered an 82% decrease in sales since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

News |  Wine

Questions remain for hospitality around government’s £330bn coronavirus bailout package

While much in yesterday’s announcement was welcomed by the industry many questioned remained for on-trade businesses, suppliers and employees in particular.

News |  Beer & Cider

Women are drinking beer more often, according to new craft beer report

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA)’s British Craft Beer Report found that the number of women drinking beer has almost doubled since last year.

News |  Beer & Cider

Finalists of SIBA Business Awards 2020 announced

Winners of the SIBA Business Awards will be announced at BeerX UK on 11 March.

News |  Beer & Cider

SIBA’s James Calder responds to Wetherspoon’s slashed beer prices

The SIBA chief exec expressed concerns over Wetherspoon's low prices.

News |  Wine

Questions remain for hospitality around government’s £330bn coronavirus bailout package

While much in yesterday’s announcement was welcomed by the industry many questioned remained for on-trade businesses, suppliers and employees in particular.

News |  Beer & Cider

Women are drinking beer more often, according to new craft beer report

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA)’s British Craft Beer Report found that the number of women drinking beer has almost doubled since last year.

News |  Beer & Cider

Finalists of SIBA Business Awards 2020 announced

Winners of the SIBA Business Awards will be announced at BeerX UK on 11 March.

News |  Beer & Cider

SIBA’s James Calder responds to Wetherspoon’s slashed beer prices

The SIBA chief exec expressed concerns over Wetherspoon's low prices.