Are RTDs even relevant any more?

Ah, 1993. Haddaway asked us "What Is Love?" X-Files hit screens for the first time and the Bacardi Breezer was launched, catapulting RTDs into every pub fridge in the land.
Since then life for 18 to 24-year-olds, the category's core ...

Thousands attempt to break pub quiz record

Tens of thousands of quizzers put their grey matter to the test on Sunday to raise huge sums for charity while attempting to break a world record.

Funeral receptions: How to help in difficult times

Around 300 years ago, Benjamin Franklin said 'nothing is certain in life except death and taxes'. In the intervening years the pub trade has been vociferous about one of those subjects. Less so when it comes to the other.

Four beers for the Six Nations

Finally January is over and there's even something to look forward to – the RBS Six Nations starts this weekend (February 6)!

Celebrate by raising a pint of one of these rugby themed brews.


WIN: A visit from the experts and £250-worth of Diageo stock

Do you know how much profit is chilling in your back-bar fridge?

Kopparberg launches Fruit Lager

Moving from cider to beer, Swedish fruit cider company Kopparberg has launched a fruit lager.

New pink WKD for the girls (and millennial boys)

Inspired by the growing popularity of blush-style drinks in other categories such as wine, wine fusions and ciders, SHS Drinks has revealed a new WKD variant.


Are pubs missing an Oriental trick?

Pubs could be missing out on the growing Oriental food market according to a report published to coincide with the start of the Chinese New Year.

Christmas visits up but spend down

Christmas saw a modest increase in the numbers of people choosing to eat out.

9 ways to make chips the star of your menu

Chips are just chips, right? Wrong! Here's nine ways to make one of you most popular items take centre stage. 



No shut Sherlock

A famous London pub has re-opened after a major refurbishment to help it make even more of its literary connections.

Return of the Champions

After a fairly disastrous Champions League campaign for the English clubs last season, things are starting to look up — and the same could be said for pubs too.

Pub trade show diary 2016

Ever feel like you are stuck behind the bar and need to get out? Well, here are some of the trade shows coming up in 2016 that give you a legitimate excuse to have an away day that you can ...

Pub closure rate slowing

Pub closures are slowing down but there are still 27 shutting up shop every week according to CAMRA.

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Plate or Slate: Scott Foster

We caught up with Scott Foster, manager at The Chequers in Marlow. The pubs is one of eight in Henley operator Brakspear's growing managed estate. Among the delights at the 16th Century high street pub are the Butcher's Block where customers can choose their cut of steak, and craft beer bar The Churchill Tap.