May, 2024

HIT Training Ltd scoops the award for Best Training Provider at the prestigious Apprenticeship Guide Awards

HIT Training Ltd was announced the winner of ‘Best Training Provider’ in the Apprenticeship Guide Awards. Recognised for spearheading ground-breaking initiatives such as the Government SEND pilot, HIT impressed judges with its dedication to advancing accessibility to apprenticeships and creating life-changing opportunities for vulnerable learners where other training providers see barriers. They were also praised […]

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The very best “Wales & West” beers revealed in cask, keg, and bottle in region’s last ever competition

Salopian Brewery, Stroud Brewery, and Vale of Glamorgan Brewery (VOG) have taken home the three top spots in one of the UK’s biggest beer competitions – the SIBA Wales & West Independent Beer Awards 2024.  Salopian Brewery was named the best of the best in the cask beer competition, taking the Overall Champion Gold Award, […]

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Ossett Brewery’s ‘White Rat’ pale ale takes the Overall Gold in the SIBA North East Independent Beer Awards 2024

Ossett Brewery in West Yorkshire have taken home the Overall Champion Gold Award in the SIBA North East Independent Beer Awards, which took place at Gateshead Rugby Club over the bank holiday weekend. The Overall Champion is the ‘best of the best’ and selected in a final round judging against all of the other style […]

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Beer from independent breweries returns to pre-pandemic levels after 4 tough years of recovery for the sector 

A new report published today shows average beer production volumes amongst independent breweries have risen by 14% compared to 2023, returning to pre-pandemic levels for the first time in 4 years. Cask beer has also seen a big increase, with volumes up 10% year-on-year, according to the SIBA Independent Beer Report 2024.  New surveying data […]

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The Untapped Potential of Renewable Energy Microgrids in the Brewing Industry

The Power Behind the Pint As the brewing industry looks for ways to reduce its carbon footprint and energy costs, microgrids emerge as a beacon of efficiency and reliability. But why are breweries particularly well-suited for this technological leap? Renewable energy microgrids are localised energy grids that can operate independently or in conjunction with the […]

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