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Barry Neville talks about International FASD Awareness Day 2015

Wednesday 9 September 2015 marks the 16th International Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day, a global event to highlight the risk of drinking during pregnancy and to encourage pregnant women to choose abstinence during this crucial period of their child’s development.

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Woking Finance team lend a hand at Heather Farm

Members of the Finance team took time out of the office last month to help Horsell Common Preservation Society build a path and paint fencing at Heather Farm Riverside Meadows & Wetlands, due to open to the public later this year.

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Miller Brands drives world beers’ growth in the UK

MBUK continues to drive growth of the world beer segment of the UK’s beer market. The business grew net producer revenues by 4% during the 12 months ending 31 March 2015, driven by its leading premium imported brands Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Pilsner Urquell and Kozel, which all achieved double digit volume growth during the period.

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Budget Annoucement - Beer Duty

On Wednesday 18 March the Chancellor, George Osborne, announced in his budget speech that a penny will be taken off a pint of beer for the third year running. This is the equivalent of approximately a 2% cut and means that beer is now ten pence lower than it would have been under the beer duty escalator which was abolished in 2013.

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Sue Clark's views on making beer more relevant to women

Following International Women's day (Sunday 8th March), we hear from Sue Clark, Managing Director SABMiller Europe, on her views about about the role that women play in the beer industry. "People often ask me why beer isn’t more popular with women. As customer preferences and behaviours change, this is the defining question for our industry."

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British beer sales up for the first time in ten years

A decade of decline in UK beer sales has come to an end, with a 1.3 per cent rise in UK beer sales in 2014, it has been announced today. The startling turn around in the fortunes of Britain’s favourite pub drink follows two historic cuts in beer duty by the Chancellor. The figures are reported in the latest ‘Beer Barometer’ from the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA).

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SABMiller plc – Trading Update (21 January 2015)

SABMiller plc today issues its trading update for the group’s third quarter ended 31 December 2014. Alan Clark, Chief Executive of SABMiller, commented: “We continued to drive steady net producer revenue growth, notwithstanding varied local market performances, as we benefited from the breadth of our global portfolio of businesses. During the quarter, our Latin America and Africa businesses continued to grow both volumes and revenues, together with Europe, while more difficult trading conditions, particularly in China, held back the overall group performance.”

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Introducing Gianni Stocco, Account Development Manager at Miller Brands

What does an Account Development Manager (ADM) at Miller Brands do? Interested in becoming an ADM and want to find out more? Well, read on as Clare Quinlisk (our recruitment guru) speaks to Gianni Stocco about his role as an ADM at Miller Brands.

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Miller Brands growth identifies UK demand for authentic World Beer brands

Miller Brands UK (MBUK) continues to lead the World Beer category in the UK as it reports 11% NPR growth on trading for the six months ending September 2014. MBUK’s premium and authentically brewed brands Peroni Nastro Azzuro, Pilsner Urquell and Kozel continue to resonate with UK drinkers who are increasingly seeking brands they trust as authentic and the genuine article. MBUK’s volumes grew by 5% across the UK as a result of increased rate of sale, impactful marketing initiatives and good weather over the summer period.

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£10m "There's a Beer For That" campaign launched by newly-formed Britain's Beer Alliance

Launch marks evolution of the Let There Be Beer movement for 2014 and 2015. It has been over a year since the British beer industry united to celebrate the best of British brewing by launching Let There Be Beer and November sees the movement evolve into There's a Beer For That, a £10m integrated campaign that will get people thinking differently about beer. There's a Beer For That will continue to reignite Britain's love of beer and is backed by a newly-formed Britain’s Beer Alliance, comprising of brewers big and small, industry bodies and pub companies.

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