Packaging, innovation, technology and sustainability are the main topics of the WSVF 2.0. The second edition of the Wine and Spirits Virtual Fair will take place from June 8 to 11 and leading companies and speakers of the wine and spirits industry will get together again in a 100% digital event that is free of …

Leading workwear, linen and laundry services provider for the catering sector, Elis UK, has announced that it is aiming for net zero carbon emissions by 2045, in line with the UK government’s ambition to be carbon neutral by 2050.  The company provides workwear, linen, and laundry services, as well as washroom services, to businesses of …

With the new football season underway, LaLiga and its UK broadcast partner Premier Sports have partnered with Stonegate Group, the largest pub group in the United Kingdom, to offer wall-to-wall LaLiga coverage at venues across the country via LaLigaTV, the 24/7 television channel offering every live match from Spain’s top flight LaLiga Santander. Through the agreement, …

Posh snacks are ousting traditional pub favourites in the battle of the bar snacks. Age-old nibbles such as pickled onions and prawn cocktail crisps are falling by the wayside as punters opt for more exotic or healthier alternatives to tuck into while enjoying a cold pint. And surprisingly pub-goers in the north of the UK …

National Pubwatch is working in partnership with Best Bar None, the Home Office backed accreditation scheme for licensed premises, to support licensees and independent operators to reduce alcohol-related crime and meet their obligations under the Licensing Act. National Pubwatch, the voluntary organisation, which supports over 800 pubwatches, works to promote safe, secure and social drinking …

Trade association says ‘radical’ overhaul of rates system needed post-COVID in consultation with Treasury. The British Beer & Pub Association, the leading trade association representing brewers and pubs, has today revealed that pubs overpay their fair share of Business Rates by £570 million a year. According to the trade association, the pub sector in the …

Bar Termini will commence its sixth annual Charity Cycle Ride on 13th September 2021, with participants cycling the iconic 55-mile route between Bar Termini’s Soho location in London to Brighton’s beachfront. To support the event, Untitled Drinks will, for the first time, create 250 limited-edition 700ml bottled Milano-Torino cocktails made with signature quality ingredients to …

For the first time in its 9-year history, Beavertown is opening the doors to a real-life venue, taking all of the brand’s creativity to its very own Tottenham pub. Popping with vibrant blasts of colour and iconic Beavertown designs, Corner Pin will encompass everything that makes Beavertown unique, bringing a soon to be announced menu …

More than 7,000 licensed premises have not yet returned after last month’s ‘Freedom Day’, the latest Market Recovery Monitor from CGA and AlixPartners reveals.  While it is expected that some are still planning their restart or are waiting for trading conditions to improve—especially in Scotland and Wales, where restrictions were lifted later than in England—others …

A recent report from UK Finance has revealed the UK is another step closer towards becoming a cashless society as the number of payments made using notes and coins last year declined by more than a third.  As more businesses decide to go cashless, this new move towards a fast-tracked cashless society is having devasting …