Friday, December 3, 2021

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BBPA hails success of National Hospitality Day

National Hospitality Day BBPA
The British Beer and Pub Association has estimated that over 18 million pints were served during National Hospitality Day on 18 September, after issuing a rallying call for pubgoers to support their local.

Supply chain: Locked down and locked out of government support measures

Cashino Bromley Sascha Blodau Gauselmann
“The consequences of not having a robust supply chain would, in my opinion, have disastrous consequences for the industry,” argues Gauselmann UK’s GM Sascha Blodau.

Gauselmann drives the industry’s call for a cut in MGD

Sascha Blodau Gauselmann MGD cut call
Industry giant Gauselmann is urging the Chancellor to cut MGD to 5 percent and start to rebuild the industry supply chain.

Chancellor reaffirms pub support

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Philip Hammond has reaffirmed his support for British pubs ahead of announcing the nation’s third quarter GDP results. The Chancellor made his latest positive comments during a tour of Fuller’s brewery where he was accompanied by the beer maker’s chief executive, Simon Emeny and BBPA chief executive, Brigid Simmonds. “The success story of British brewing was clear to see from my...

Chancellor ignores industry calls to cut the FOBT stake now

Chancellor Philip Hammond budget speech FOBT stake cut
The odds of Philip Hammond bringing the stake cut on FOBTs forward to immediate effect were not that bad going into this week’s Budget Statement. You’d have thought that the weight of public pressure would have shortened the chances to a near favourite. But you’d have thought wrong, as did the entire amusement and soft gaming industry. The chancellor...

A man for all seasons: Chancellor delivers spring, but the frost still bites

Coinslot chancellor Autumn Statement Philip Hammond REVIEW
The Chancellor claimed he had a spring in his step when he delivered his interim budget statement last week. But, whilst he certainly wasn’t Zebedee, there was a tiny hint of magic being sprinkled on the Treasury’s roundabout. For the amusements and hospitality sector, the magical stuff came shoved in a bag of reviews and consultations, and we know...