The UK pub industry may have been hit by a slump but the latest research has revealed that the future is looking bright. Between March 2012 and March 2015, a huge 42% of the country’s current pub businesses were established. This indicates that the past few years have been an incredibly exciting time for the industry.
This Year’s Hottest Food and Beverage Trends
Every year there are always exciting new trends that shape the face of the food and beverage industry. If you want to make sure that your restaurant, café, catering business, market stall or pub is utterly up-to-the-minute, read on for our insider’s guide to what’s hot in 2015.
Beer Sales Up By 1.4%
British pub landlords enjoyed welcome respite last year, with beer sales up for the first time in a decade. Cheers to that!
How To Throw A Successful Live Music Night
Are you a pub landlord looking to expand your horizons in 2015? If so, why not consider introducing live music night to your venue? Lively, social and guaranteed to push drink sales, live music nights are a great way to boost the popularity of your pub as well as increase your bottom line. Sound tempting? Read on for our top tips on how to throw a successful live music night.
Top new brews for 2015
As the world kisses goodbye to 2014 some of the world’s top breweries are already looking to the future. This year will see some fantastic new brews launched in 2015, including some home grown standouts. Want to know more? Read on for a list of some of the most exciting newcomers set to hit pubs over the next few months.
A Glimpse at the UK’s Gourmet Gastropubs
Gone are the days of greasy pub food and lacklustre menus. Today’s pubs are all about offering clientele an out of this world eating experience. If you love to dabble in the best cuisine the nation has to offer we’ve put together a curated collection of Britain’s gourmet gastropubs.
Pub Death Highlights Importance of Insurance
The British pub scene was shocked this month when a yearlong investigation carried out by Havering Council ruled that an unsafe Christmas dinner had caused the death of one woman and the illness of over 30 punters. The tragedy occurred at Essex’s The Railway Hotel and resulted in the death of Della Callagher, a 46 year old mother of one.
Keep up a roaring trade this Christmas
Christmas is fast approaching and it’s one of the busiest times of the year for pubs across the nation. This represents a huge opportunity to boost profits and set your pub up for a cracking 2015. If you’re a pub landlord looking to capitalise on Christmas merrymakers, read on for some useful tips and advice on how to keep trade thriving throughout the festive season.
From Country Taverns to Inner City Cocktail Bars, Every Pub Needs Insurance!
Despite differences in service, location and clientele, all pubs need insurance! Whether you run a sleek inner city cocktail bar or a friendly country pub, the risks are virtually the same. To give you an idea of why insurance is so important, we’ve put together a list of the most common issues faced by every pub, regardless of status.
Keep the Taps Flowing With Comprehensive Pub Insurance
From wine bars and bistros to village pubs and roadside taverns, every public house should have adequate insurance. To give you an idea of just how important it is to be covered, we’ve put together a list of some of the most common scenarios faced by pub owners across the nation.