National Pub Aid award for Joseph Holt

Joseph Holt head office staff celebrate the win   Manchester brewer Joseph Holt has received a National Pub Aid award, presented and judged by the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group. It is awarded to the brewer or pub company throughout the country which has done...

Rapid growth for ambitious Wireless Social

Wifi solutions provider Wireless Social is continuing its rapid growth with six new contract wins worth in excess of £150,000. The brand has seen huge success thanks to its technology which gives venues the opportunity to better understand their audience through their...

Gloucester rejects late night levy

A decision by Gloucester Council to reject a late night levy and establish instead a business improvement district (BID) has been welcomed by the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA). At a meeting of the full council on the introduction of a levy yesterday,...

Business restructuring at Moorhouse’s

Moorhouse’s has begun consultation on five jobs at risk as it announces a business restructuring to “meet the challenges of today’s dynamic beer market”. The move aims to establish a cost base in line with market conditions and create a new...

Strong results for Hawthorn Leisure

Hawthorn Leisure, which has an estate of 312 pubs, has announced a strong third year set of results, showing group EBITDA growth of 10.1%. Following three separate acquisitions in 2014, and the creation of a new head office during 2015, the group has seen significant...

Asda extends stock of Oakham Ales

Asda is now stocking Oakham Ales’ Citra and Scarlet Macaw brands in 32 stores, while JHB will be spreading its popularity from an existing 11 stores to 49. The Peterborough-based brewery, founded in 1993, has won a batch of industry awards and has an international...

Customers worldwide want Moor Beer

. Currently distributing across the UK and exporting to 20 countries, Moor Beer is now a global player. Its ambitions are to continue this success as a truly independent and authentic brewer, and boost the craft beer movement in its home town of Bristol and beyond. In...

Finance helps growth of Taunton Cider Co

Amicus Commercial Finance, the specialist lender of flexible working capital to small and medium-sized businesses, has provided a confidential invoice discounting facility to The Taunton Cider Company Ltd. The financing is set to help the century-old cider company...

Thornbridge plans new brewhouse

Thornbridge Brewery is continuing to pursue investment in expansion as it draws up plans for the next stage of development at its site in Bakewell. Chief executive, Simon Webster, said: “Late last summer we made a substantial investment of £1.6 million in a new...