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Chaine des Rotisseurs 2020 GB Young Sommelier awards to take place in November

The winners of the Chaine de Rotisseurs competition will be announced on 20 November at the Lanesborough Hotel, London.

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Government unveils new support measures for on-trade

The UK government has announced its extension of the moratorium on lease forfeitures for commercial properties affected by covid-19, including pubs, cafes and restaurants.

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EebriaTrade adds UK wine to its offering in time for English Wine Week

In the days leading to English Wine Week, leading drinks distributor EebriaTrade has added a number of UK wines to its portfolio.

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Local heroes: What the northern hospitality scene looks like during covid-19

In the second of our regional series, we caught up with the on-trade in Manchester, Liverpool and Sheffield to see what they're up to during the coronavirus crisis.

News |  Beer & Cider

Greene King launches support fund for staff affected by covid-19

The pub company has partnered with the Licensed Trade Charity to create the Team Member Support Fund, with an initial donation of £300k.

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Pub, bar and restaurant owners back campaign asking government to 'press pause' for nine months

Business owners across the industry are supporting the #NationalTimeOut campaign by writing to their local MPs.

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UKHospitality survey highlights flaws in support for hospitality businesses

Hospitality companies were asked about their experiences when it came to accessing loans, insurance claims and the speed of grant payments, and staff issues during the coronavirus crisis.

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BBPA reveals the local authorities letting pubs down

Birmingham, Manchester and Brighton among worst parts of the country for paying pub businesses grant funding.

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.

News |  Beer & Cider

Greene King launches support fund for staff affected by covid-19

The pub company has partnered with the Licensed Trade Charity to create the Team Member Support Fund, with an initial donation of £300k.

News |  People & Places

Pub, bar and restaurant owners back campaign asking government to 'press pause' for nine months

Business owners across the industry are supporting the #NationalTimeOut campaign by writing to their local MPs.

News |  People & Places

UKHospitality survey highlights flaws in support for hospitality businesses

Hospitality companies were asked about their experiences when it came to accessing loans, insurance claims and the speed of grant payments, and staff issues during the coronavirus crisis.

News |  People & Places

BBPA reveals the local authorities letting pubs down

Birmingham, Manchester and Brighton among worst parts of the country for paying pub businesses grant funding.

News |  People & Places

Local heroes: Birmingham and West Midlands venues during covid-19

In the first of our regional series, we caught up with venues in the West Midlands to see what they're up to during the coronavirus crisis.

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The new experience: How experiential venues are adapting during covid-19

From virtual events to deliveries, as well as not operating at all, we explore the new experience economy.

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2020 Spirited Awards UK honourees have been announced

UK tops out Best International Hotel Bar in Europe nominees, while remaining strong across all categories for the Tales of the Cocktail competition.

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The charities helping the hospitality industry through Covid-19

From emergency funds and HR advice, to training support and mental health care, we’ve rounded up some of the charities and initiatives that can help hospitality workers amid coronavirus.

News |  People & Places

Local heroes: Birmingham and West Midlands venues during covid-19

In the first of our regional series, we caught up with venues in the West Midlands to see what they're up to during the coronavirus crisis.

News |  People & Places

The new experience: How experiential venues are adapting during covid-19

From virtual events to deliveries, as well as not operating at all, we explore the new experience economy.

News |  People & Places

2020 Spirited Awards UK honourees have been announced

UK tops out Best International Hotel Bar in Europe nominees, while remaining strong across all categories for the Tales of the Cocktail competition.

News |  Wine

The charities helping the hospitality industry through Covid-19

From emergency funds and HR advice, to training support and mental health care, we’ve rounded up some of the charities and initiatives that can help hospitality workers amid coronavirus.