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SIBA responds to Scottish Deposit Return Scheme announcement

Responding to today’s announcement that the Scottish Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform has laid the final regulations for the Scottish Deposit Return Scheme (DRS), James Calder, SIBA’s Chief Executive said: “In a time of great uncertainty for the industry with Coronavirus and Brexit, small breweries will feel the brunt of […]

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SIBA BeerX UK 2020 going ahead

Today the Government’s emergency COBRA committee met to discuss Coronavirus. The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) recommended that at this stage there is no need to restrict large public gatherings or move to phase two of the plan which includes social distancing measures. SIBA BeerX UK will therefore be going ahead as normal on Wednesday and […]

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SIBA Board Report – February 2020

One of the biggest changes happening within SIBA is the way we communicate. SIBA needs to listen to brewers, understand what you need, transpose that into action and then be accountable to you. Communication and transparency are key. From this point on, I want to communicate to you directly about the things SIBA’s board discusses, […]

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SIBA Business Awards 2020 Finalists Revealed

The Finalists in the prestigious SIBA Business Awards 2020 have today been revealed, naming the best and brightest brewing businesses, retailers, bars, restaurants and bottle shops across the UK. A new hugely popular Brewery Taproom category was added this year, joining other awards seeking to congratulate excellence in the beer and brewing industry across a […]

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Independent Brewers welcome support of MPs following report which highlights pubs as ‘the solution not the problem’

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) are today backing a report published by the All Party Parliamentary Beer Group which highlights ‘pubs’ potential in spearheading high street revival and delivering wide-ranging policy initiatives’, details of which can be found in the embargoed press release below. SIBA Chief Executive James Calder commented: “Quality community pubs and […]

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Founder of New England’s Trillium Brewing JC Tetreault named as BeerX UK 2020 Keynote speaker

The founder of one of America’s most influential breweries of the last ten years, and a front-runner of the craze for hazy New England IPAs, will deliver the Keynote speech at the UK’s biggest beer & brewing trade event – BeerX UK 2020. Jean-Claude Tetreault (‘JC’) founded the Massachusetts-based Trillium Brewing Co with wife Esther Tetreault in […]

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SIBA Business Awards 2020 entry deadline extended to 14th February

The entry deadline for the SIBA Business Awards 2020 has been extended to the 14th February 2020. The prestigious industry awards are open to entries from breweries, retailers, pubs, bars, restaurants and suppliers, and this year feature a new category for the UK’s Best Independent Craft Brewery Taproom following huge growth in the number of breweries opening their doors […]

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