Warning shots: pubs and brewers in the firing line

By James Calder, chief executive, the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) A new week and new rules for pubs who have diligently implemented guidance to make their venues covid secure without receiving further financial support.After a month of being encouraged to...

Secure data collection is essential for hospitality

Patrick Clover, founder and chief executive of Stampede, a hospitality software business, on the latest government briefing, stating that all hospitality venues will legally be required to record customer data for 21 days from Monday Laying down the law to hospitality...

Aquatherm carries out first UK installation

Polypropylene pipe supplier Aquatherm has carried out its first brewery installation in the UK, for Godstone Brewers, in Surrey. The company has worked hard to enter the UK brewing market, following in the footsteps of its American sister company, which has long...

How technology can help hospitality rebuild

Figures published by the Office for National Statistics have shown that the hospitality sector was hit worse than any other sector by the covid-19 pandemic. This news comes as the UK officially enters its first recession since the 2008 financial crisis. Given that...

Consumer confidence is key to hospitality’s growth

Will Broome, chief executive of hospitality app uBARmarket, discusses how the sector can sustain growth by building consumer confidence. Will Broome HMRC recently reported that, as of 9th August, there have been 10,540,394 claims under the Eat Out...

What is the future for the Great British pub?

A personal view on the challenges for hospitality under the shadow of coronavirus. Pubs and brewery business consultant, David Grant (pictured), issues a plea for a future with better service, quality, and — crucially — training. As tragic as the Covid-19 pandemic has...

A new look for our pubs this summer

By James Adebayo, T&A Property With the great British summer well under way, we welcome the news that pubs have re-opened. With Covid-19 in mind, it will likely be a very different experience to what we are used to. James Adebayo With significantly reduced...

Co Hop wants to help brewers fulfil packaged beer orders

Breweries across the country are reaching new audiences for their beers, with sales direct from their premises, but how do they develop this as a revenue source? Start-up Co Hop, a fulfilment service, thinks it has the answer. Once launched, Co Hop will provide third...

Insurance: advice for brewers during the pandemic

Russell Scanlon, specialist insurer to the brewing industry, on how businesses will be affected during the Coronavirus pandemic Unoccupied Premises Normally, if your building is going to be unoccupied for more than a set number of days (on average around 30 days), you...

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