Punch helps students prepare for world of work

Punch helps students prepare for world of work

Punch is sponsoring Meet, Eat, Drink and Learn (MEDaL) for the second year running. The programme, developed by Birmingham University professor Jo Andrews, has been created to help equip school leavers with the key skills needed to be successful as they enter the...
Register now for BevExpo 2018

Register now for BevExpo 2018

BevExpo 2018 — incorporating Cellar to Seller and BrewEx — is returning to the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, on January 23 and 24. The event is an opportunity for the wider beverage industry to meet, learn and discover the excellence of products and services within the...
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...
Fuller’s chief is new BBPA chairman

Fuller’s chief is new BBPA chairman

Simon Emeny (pictured), chief executive of Fuller Smith & Turner plc, has become chairman of the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) at its AGM. He succeeds David Forde, managing director of Heineken UK, who completed two successful years in office. Simon has...

Frank Bruno joins Brewing Good Cheer campaign

Former boxer Frank Bruno has teamed up with Heineken UK for its Brewing Good Cheer campaign, promoting awareness of loneliness this Christmas. The campaign will see 50 pubs joining up with local charities to host free pub lunches over the festival period for hundreds...
Beavertown closes Duke’s Brew and Que

Beavertown closes Duke’s Brew and Que

Beavertown has announced the sudden closure of the venue where its beers were first brewed, Duke’s Brew and Que in De Beauvoir, London. Founder Logan Plant said: “This announcement might seem like it’s coming out of the blue, but the decision has been far...
Jackie Parker to take over as CAMRA chair

Jackie Parker to take over as CAMRA chair

CAMRA will be welcoming a new national chair next year when Colin Valentine hands over the baton to Jackie Parker. After eight years in the role, Colin has announced that he will not be standing for re-election to the national executive at CAMRA’s Members’ Weekend,...
Community campaign to buy Brighton music pub

Community campaign to buy Brighton music pub

Pubgoers have launched a bid to take over one of the country’s best-known and loved live music venues, The Greys in Brighton. The venue has been put on the market by Ei Group after the industry giant failed to find the pub a permanent tenant. Brighton & Hove...
Camerons to open Head of Steam in Birmingham

Camerons to open Head of Steam in Birmingham

An artist’s impression of how the front of Head of Steam Birmingham will look   Camerons Brewery is to continue its UK pub expansion with the opening of its 13th Head of Steam venue in Birmingham, in May next year. Camerons will begin work on the site of the...