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Monin has launched a new take on ‘Thirsty Thursdays’, to help bartenders and baristas alike challenge their creativity at home and inspire consumers. The brand is running a series of interactive Facebook Live masterclasses supporting bartenders and baristas in trying something new, featuring two respected industry creatives – Kenji Jesse and Dan Fellows – who …

Diageo is supporting the trade from the impact of the Covid-19 crisis as it faces reopening, announcing a new programme to allow the safe retrieval of kegs from cellars across the UK. The ‘Keg Destruction Programme’ will see Diageo provide a like-for-like replacement of fresh stock for all unbroached kegs. For all broached kegs, Diageo …

Heineken UK has expanded its on-trade support resource with a new series of webinars, offering expert advice to operators on navigating lockdown. The series, called ‘Keg Talks’, is hosted on Heineken’s wider support resource available through the newly-launched The Pub Collective pop-up site. Episodes feature interviews with independent speakers and operators, who share their advice …

Research released by Budweiser Brewing Group UK & Ireland, based on a poll of 2,373 pub-goers, reveals what consumers are expecting of their local pubs come reopening. According to the poll, 93% of Brits are keen to return to their local pub or bar, with over a third (35%) intending to visit within a week …

Diageo Learning For Life Virtual Academy

Diageo’s employability programme Learning for Life has launched on a new Virtual Hospitality Academy, to ensure its hospitality training can continue during the Covid-19 pandemic. Created and delivered by The Springboard Charity, the ‘Virtual Academy’ is open to new applicants who are looking to develop key skills in hospitality and improve their future employability, as …

Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation yesterday to unveil Government plans to lift the UK out of Covid-19 lockdown. Phase three outlined that some parts of the hospitality sector could reopen as early as July 1. During his speech, Johnson set out the basic requirements, approach and potential timescale for the return to work …

Ve Day toast

Pubs and bars across the UK are calling on their local communities to raise a glass on Friday to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, as part of a nationwide toast at 3pm. It comes after the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) called on its members, who represent over 20,000 pubs and 90% …