Low and no products on the market this Dry January

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has predicted that 4.8 million pints of low and no alcohol beer will be sold across January.

Increase in number of small pubs is good news for the industry

The number of small pubs and bars has risen for the first time in more than 15 years, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Successful festive period sees a rise in food and drink spend

Consumers spent more on food and drink over the festive period than in 2018, figures have shown.

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Britvic invests in independent customers

Sensational Drinks, the free business support trade programme from Britvic, is re-launching this month with a new look digital platform designed to help independent operators save time, reduce costs and build sales with exciting brand new features.


One in four visits to the pub do not feature alcohol, new research has shown

Research has shown that a quarter of all visits to a pub now do not include alcohol.

Rise in punters choosing to drink low or no alcohol drinks

More than half of midlife drinkers have consumed or would try alcohol-free drinks.

Top tips to help draw in the punters during Dry January

We are approaching the quiet month of the year as punters choose to abstain from alcohol following overindulgence in December. So, what can we do to encourage more people to come to the pub?


How to sell your healthy food

After a month of overindulgence, many people decide January is the time for a detox. But it can be a difficult time for us in the pub trade as we try to entice in people who are counting the ...

Pubs offer free Christmas dinner for those in need

It's a charitable time of year and many pubs across the country are offering a free Christmas dinner to those in need.

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.


Brewery founder is appointed as president of trade charity

The founder of Titanic Brewery has been announced as the first ever president of PubAid.

Speed bingo game launched for pubs

A new free-to-download bingo game has been launched for publicans to help drive footfall through entertainment.

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.

Pub numbers increasing is a cause for celebration but we've still got a way to go

The recent figures that show a rise in pub numbers is welcome news for our industry.

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Brewery and pub group launches scheme to raise awareness of mental health

A brewery and pub group is launching a new scheme to increase awareness of mental health issues among its staff and customers.