Pub opens its doors as a polling station

We're all heading to the polls today but one group of voters will be having their say inside their local pub.

Punters feel pressure to drink alcohol over the festive period

New research has revealed that almost two-thirds of drinkers in the UK over-indulge on alcohol over the festive season more than they usually do.

Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford front Heineken's Brewing Good Cheer

We're used to seeing their smiling faces on our TV screens but now Eamonn Holmes and wife Ruth Langsford are spreading festive cheer in the community thanks to Heineken.

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Got your free ticket for The International Drink Expo!?

The International Drink Expo! will finally be hitting London's ExCeL on November 19 and 20, so if you haven't registered for your free ticket, you need to grab one now.


New Irish Coffee Imperial Stout released by Jameson

Bermondsey-based Fourpure Brewing Co. has teamed up with Jameson Irish Whiskey to create a Barrel-Aged Irish Coffee Imperial Stout – Nightcap.

Top tips to give your takings a boost this festive season

It's the most wonderful time of the year so it's the perfect occasion to tempt more customers through your doors and keep them staying longer.

Toasty tipples: why hot cocktails are going to be huge this Christmas

For years having a hot alcoholic drink in a pub has come to mean a mulled wine or, more recently, cider. This year, however, hot cocktails are predicted to come up to the boil.


More work needed to educate hospitality employees about allergens

Research has revealed that two thirds of UK hospitality employees admit that they require more information about allergies.

23 per cent of consumers now follow a diet that restricts some food groups

Lack of choice and boring options are key frustrations when eating out, they say.

More than a third of pub-goers would buy from a pet-friendly menu

Pubs can drive incremental spend by offering pet meals, snacks and drinks, in order to get a slice of the £57bn UK pet market.


Rose of Mossley in Liverpool is Charity Pub of the Year 2019

PubAid's Charity Pub of the Year competition, sponsored by Matthew Clark, celebrates the £100m that pubs raise for charity every year.

Pubs encouraged to boost sales with Amazon Premier League pass

Pubs can now buy the Amazon Premier League Pass ready for the exclusive games being screened in December.

Diageo, Sky and Molson Coors offer chance to win a trip to the home of Guinness

In July the three companies announced a deal that gave publicans 50 per cent off their Sky Sports Subscription if they stocked brands from both drinks companies.

Pubs must ensure they are protected against cyber crime

Licensees are being warned that cyber crime is a real threat to pubs, bars and restaurants if they don't have the correct safety measures in place.

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Pubs to receive Christmas hampers to support local charities

Hundreds of hampers have been created and donated by Marston's to support local community events held at pubs across the UK.