Beer duty may have to rise to help NHS

Beer duty may have to rise to help NHS

Beer duty could rise as the government looks to keep a pledge to give more funds to the National Health Service, it has been reported. Lifting the freeze on alcohol duty, which was announced in last autumn’s Budget, would raise in excess of £200m a year. A...

Braxzz announces sales appointments

  Alcohol-free beer brand Braxzz has announced the appointment of Stephen Gilmour (pictured left) and Justin Rivett to help continue its rapid growth. Stephen brings 30 years’ experience within the industry, making his name at Diageo where he worked his way up...
Crisp Maltings showcases £6.7m investment

Crisp Maltings showcases £6.7m investment

Seventy brewers from across Britain gathered in the depths of the North Norfolk countryside to check out a £6.7m investment in the craft sector. They were at Crisp Maltings’ open day, showcasing the company’s new bagging line and innovative speciality malt plant.  ...

England team could help pub industry take £24m

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) is predicting that home fans will buy six million extra pints at the pub during the last 16 World Cup match against Colombia, as they cheer on the England team. The extra number of pints bought during the knockout stage...

Property sales boost Heavitree profits

Exeter-based pub company Heavitree Brewery saw pre-tax profit rise 138.17% to £1,329,00 in the six months to April 30. This did include profit from the sale of four properties, which generated £830,000. Two unlicensed properties in Exeter and another in the South Hams...