Punch launches online training portal

Punch launches online training portal

To support the ongoing development of its publicans and their teams, Punch has launched an online training portal, the Punch Progress Console. The online hub is mobile optimised and will act as a one-stop shop for learning and development for publicans and their pub...
Long service awards for Simpsons Malt staff

Long service awards for Simpsons Malt staff

Committed to staff training and retention, Simpsons Malt has recognised the dedication of its employees with the presentation of long-service certificates. Sraff at the family-owned firm — now in its fifth generation — were thanked by chairman Simon Simpson OBE, and...
Tiny Rebel responds to Portman Group ruling

Tiny Rebel responds to Portman Group ruling

The changes which need to be made to the can   A complaint about the packaging of Tiny Rebel’s Cwtch Welsh Red Ale (330ml can) has been upheld by the independent complaints panel of the Portman Group for having a particular appeal to under-18s and indirectly...
Lanemark’s pride in Church End CAMRA accolade

Lanemark’s pride in Church End CAMRA accolade

Process combustion burner specialist Lanemark Combustion Engineering  is raising a glass to one of its microbrewery customers, happy to have made a contribution towards a national accolade. Goat’s Milk ale, from Church End Brewery, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, was named...
Pubs can win free Woodforde’s beer for a year

Pubs can win free Woodforde’s beer for a year

Five lucky free trade pubs are set to win Free Beer for a Year from Norfolk-based independent brewery, Woodforde’s. The new promotion is targeted at the brewery’s existing free trade customers and is being promoted via its sales and telesales teams. Winners will...
Stone appoints European sales director

Stone appoints European sales director

Sascha Brand (pictured) has been named as European sales director for Stone Brewing — the 41-year-old will take up the post in Berlin on January 2. He will be responsible for the distribution of the Stone portfolio in more than 30 European countries. In addition, he...

Adnams converts to 100% renewable energy

Adnams, the Suffolk-based Brewery and Distillery, is now only using energy from 100% renewable sources across its entire business. The move marks the conclusion of a project that has seen Adnams move its electricity supply to 100% renewable sources over several years....

Why e-mail marketing is still relevant

With an increasing number of social media platforms on which operators can reach customers — including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram — many pub and bar operators are starting to wonder if e-mail marketing has lost its value. Here, Julian Ross, of Wireless Solutions,...
Entries open for London Beer Competition

Entries open for London Beer Competition

The Beverage Trade Network has announced a new contest, the London Beer Competition, to take place in the capital in March. The organisers want to set a new benchmark for award-winning beers by assessing them for their drinkability, value for money and how they look...