The Drinks Community

UK trade charity The Drinks trust is offering skills, peer-to-peer networking and mentoring through a new platform called The Drinks Community. The new initiative is dedicated to creating connection and opportunity, providing a leading networking, upskilling, careers and vocational space for drinks people. The online platform aims to help members grow and develop in their …

The Drinks Trust survey

The Drinks Trust has launched the Drinks Industry Survey to understand the needs of workers in the hospitality and drinks industries and to help evolve its services and support. Created by We Are Wellbeing in association with Best Bar None, insurance specialist NDML, Night Time Industries Association (NTIA), Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) and the …

The Drinks Trust End of Furlough Grant scheme

Trade charity The Drinks Trust has introduced an End of Furlough Grant scheme to help industry professionals whose jobs are affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The government’s furlough scheme comes to an end on 31 October and will be replaced by the Job Support Scheme. The Drinks Trust says that, unfortunately, this will not be …

Trade charity Hospitality Action is calling on the British public to collectively cycle, jog, run or walk 19,491 miles to raise funds to support hospitality workers facing ongoing financial and emotional uncertainty due to Covid-19. Fitness fanatics and fitness newcomers are encouraged to participate in the 20,000 Mile Hospitality Challenge by cycling local lanes, jogging …

The Drinks Trust

Following a request for support through the ‘Your Round, Help Your Trade’ campaign, The Drinks Trust has raised just over £1 million to support individuals of the drinks industry, many of whom have been affected by Covid-19. This amount has been made up of over £650,000 in generous donations and fundraising initiatives and a further …

Skylon bumblebee installation

Southbank bar and restaurant Skylon has unveiled a beehive installation and honey cocktail menu to support the UK’s bumblebee population. The new visual and sensory installation, which is running until September, aims to transport guests into a dripping honeycomb of dreams, featuring a fantasy beehive filled with beautiful flowers and summer blooms. Skylon has collaborated …

Fever-Tree and Malaria No More

Premium mixer brand Fever-Tree has announced a three-year, £1 million partnership with Malaria No More (MNM) to help combat malaria. Malaria is the world’s oldest and deadliest disease, which threatens over half the world’s population. After a halving in cases and deaths since 2000, there are now worrying signs of a resurgence. The 2017 World …

World's Biggest Pub Quiz

Pubs, bars and clubs are being urged to reserve a date in their diaries between 3-7 March next year for the World’s Biggest Pub Quiz. The World’s Biggest Pub Quiz is a fundraising initiative organised by PubAid to raise money for charities, including their official charity partner Prostate Cancer UK. The inaugural quiz took place …