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Diageo launches DRINKiQ to inform consumers

Fri 24th March 2017

Diageo has launched a new online tool aimed at both consumers and the industry to provide consumers with information about the alcohol they are drinking. DRINKiQ wil

Moderate drinking has ‘benefits’, new study finds

Fri 24th March 2017

A new study has shown that drinking within the 14 units of alcohol a week can actually cut the risk of suffering a heart attack, angina or heart failure, but drinkin

Buzzworks present staff with £10K worth of gift cards

Tue 21st March 2017

Buzzworks Holdings lived up to its reputation as one of the best companies in the country to work for when it presented £10,000 worth of gift cards to staff to cele

Labour MSP Neil Bibby lodges draft proposal for tied pub tenants

Tue 14th March 2017

Labour MSP Neil Bibby has lodged a draft proposal  in Holyrood backed by the  Scottish Licensed Trade Association, the Campaign for Real Ale and GMB Scotland, who

Whyte & Mackay partner with The British & Irish Lions

Tue 14th March 2017

  Whyte & Mackay has announced it is partnering with The British & Irish Lions rugby team. It is the brands biggest ever international sport partnership

Scottish craft brewery to open doors for beer festival

Mon 13th March 2017

Scottish craft brewer, Stewart Brewing, has announced the return of its annual Edinburgh Beer Festival at its Loanhead brewery on Saturday 13 May. The one-day event

Third of Brits admit to cutting down on alcohol

Mon 13th March 2017

Stocking a wider range of low-alcohol and alcohol-free drinks could be a smart move for licensees as new research finds as many as a third of all Brits have limited

Glen Scotia offers dinner and dram with Charles MacLean

Fri 10th March 2017

Glen Scotia distillery is offering Scotch enthusiasts the chance to enjoy dinner and a dram with world famous whisky writer Charles MacLean during this year’s Camp

Greene King builds web support for pubs

Fri 10th March 2017

Greene King is helping tenanted and leased pubs build and maintain their own websites to drive sales.

The Smokin’ Fox makes its den in Glasgow

Thu 9th March 2017

Signature Pubs is transforming The Hope on Waterloo Street in Glasgow into new “Pub and Scullery” The Smokin' Fox, due to open mid-March.

Industry offers strong response to Budget

Wed 8th March 2017

Drinks firms have hit back at the UK Government after the chancellor Phillip Hammond revealed an increased duty on beer, cider, wine and spirits.

Heineken launches new artisanal ciders

Mon 6th March 2017

Heineken is moving into the emerging craft cider market with the launch of two new artisanal apple ciders under the Bulmers brand.

JD Wetherspoon pubs to display calorie content of drinks

Mon 6th March 2017

JD Wetherspoon is to display the calorie count for all drinks served in its pubs across Scotland and the rest of the UK from Wednesday, 8 March.

TLT licensing team makes double appointment

Fri 3rd March 2017

TLT Solicitors has grown its Licensing team with two new appointments, Caroline Loudon and Michael McDougall, both from Lindsays solicitors.

Buzzworks invests in flagship restaurant

Thu 2nd March 2017

Buzzworks Holdings has announced a £500k renovation of its flagship seafront restaurant, Scotts in Troon. The work is expected to last just 10 days with Scotts set