World Gin Day 2019

World Gin Day – the perfect time to do a recap of the nation’s favourite spirit. So why is the Gin industry growing so quickly? Gin is a very versatile spirit, that can be mixed with a variety of different flavours, like fruit and botanicals. This versatility means that people can create a unique beverage…

World Whisky Day 2019

Whether you drink it neat, on the rocks or mixed into a famous old fashion. World Whisky Day is the perfect time to recap on this rising old favourite. The end of 2018 saw a boom in the whisky industry. With the increase of World whiskies, Japanese and Taiwanese proved popular. Also, an increase of…

UK Coffee Week 2019

To celebrate UK coffee week here are some 2018 / 19 insights into the booming coffee industry: In 2018 two pubs closed for every coffee shop that opened Between November 2013 – November 2018, 2,158 coffee shops were opened It is estimated that 95 million cups of coffee a day were drunk by UK residents…

Easter 2019 Opening Times

Office Closed – Good Friday 19 April Office Closed – Easter Monday 22 April     Please make sure UK orders are placed before 5pm Wednesday 17 April for delivery on Thursday 18 April. There will be no deliveries on Good Friday. UK Mainland delivery for Saturday 20 April must be placed by 5pm on Thursday…

Young Epilepsy Case Study: Purple Day

“My name is Olivia and I am 19 years old I was diagnosed with Juvenile Onset Absent Epilepsy (one of the 40 different types of epilepsy) in 2011. I look normal but I can’t go out alone. My seizures are mostly triggered by public transport and rides, I suddenly loose awareness and don’t know where…

The future of casual dining

From a recent presentation and anticipated casual dining report by Simon Stenning, we discuss the predictions for the future of casual dining in restaurants and pubs. The Background From 2013-2015, the casual dining industry received heavy investment, which led to significant expansion. With significant expansion, competition for ground space was high, pushing development costs up…

Case Study: Nevilles support Young Epilepsy’s Healthy Tea Room

In the summer of 2018, Young Epilepsy converted a Boot Room Cabin into a Healthy Living Tea Room.  This was funded by a Government grant, raised through the Soft Drinks Industry Levy that came into effect last April, otherwise known as the ‘Sugar Tax’. The aims of the Healthy Tea Room are: To improve student…