Coronavirus: Chivas ups the ante in hand sanitiser effort

Chivas Brothers, the Pernod Ricard-owned whisky company, has despatched two tankers of grain spirit to manufacturing partners as part of its effort to help produce hand sanitiser gel for frontline NHS staff

Jägermeister’s digital hunt

Jägermeister's annual Meister Hunter cocktail competition is going digital this year as the brand’s parent company encourages bartenders to submit their entries via Instagram

Smokehead team set to stream

The team behind Islay single malt Smokehead is set to stream the first in a series of “bold broadcasts” on Instagram this weekend

Coronavirus: New online training courses available for hospitality workers

Trade group UK Hospitality and training firm CPL Learning have launched a new online learning programme for furloughed hospitality workers

Coronavirus: BBPA publishes ullage guidance

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has published in-depth guidance for pubs on the correct way to destroy unsellable beer in their cellars

Coronavirus: CAMRA supports Edinburgh and south east businesses.

The Edinburgh and South East Scotland branch of consumer group CAMRA (the Campaign for Real Ale) has launched a new online service in a bid to support pubs and breweries during the coronavirus lockdown period

Wylie & Bisset is giving free business advice to steer Scottish businesses through coronavirus lockdown

Chartered accountants Wylie & Bisset has launched a helpline to deliver free business advice to help steer companies through the coronavirus lockdown period

Coronavirus: ‘Clear demand’ for delivered food and drink

There is a “clear demand” for quality food and drink delivered from on-trade premises during the COVID-19 lockdown, according to research company CGA

Edinburgh Gin shakes up store cupboard ingredients into cocktail creations

Edinburgh Gin will help people create the perfect serve at home through a new online service, by transforming household ingredients into cocktail recipes

Coronavirus: pressure mounts on pubcos to cancel rent

Pressure is mounting on pub companies to waive rent for the duration their pubs are shut due to COVID-19, as a pro-pub campaign group vows to “name and shame” companies continuing to charge their tenants and lessees rent

Ian Macleod Distillers unveils new whisky podcast

Ian Macleod Distillers is launching a new podcast which aims to both entertain and educate listeners on the whisky industry

Coronavirus: Buzzworks Holdings digs deep for Hospitality Action

Scottish bar and restaurant group Buzzworks Holdings has donated £10,000 to industry charity Hospitality Action amid the coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus: employers can recoup costs of statutory sick pay through scheme

The UK government has published new guidance on a scheme to reimburse employers the cost of statutory sick pay for staff members who are either self-isolating or unwell due to COVID-19

Coronavirus: pubcos not waiving rent urged to outline tenant support

The body responsible for enforcing the statutory Pubs Code in England and Wales has called on pub companies which are not currently waiving rent amid the coronavirus closure period to outline the support they are offering tenants
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Coronavirus: trade group calls for Marketing Edinburgh “hibernation” rethink

UK Hospitality has called on the City of Edinburgh Council to rethink its decision to “hibernate” the tourism organisation Marketing Edinburgh


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