Category: News and Comment

2020 Whisky Show Gets A Virtual Makeover

The Whisky Exchange have announced the sadly inevitable re-working of this year’s Whisky Show. 2020 is the 12th year of

RumFest 2020 Details Announced

Hot on the heels of the recent announcement by London Cocktail Week of their plans, RumFest has also confirmed

What To Do When Coronavirus Strikes Your Bar – by Lyndon Higginson

Lyndon Higginson is one of BarLifeUK's (and probably the industry's) favourite people. We first met him 10 years ago

Thought For Manchester

Overnight it all changed for our friends up north, this morning all we can do is wish them well. There

Black Tot Rum Announce Lineup of Heavy-Hitters for July 31st Virtual Festival

A quick primer on Black Tot history: For around 300 years, the Royal Navy issued a daily ration, or

Diageo Announce New Plastic-Free Paper-Based Spirits Bottle

The 100% plastic-free bottle which is made from sustainably sourced wood paper will debut with Johnnie Walker in early

First Furlough Scheme Fraud Arrest Made This Week

West Midlands man arrested on suspicion of £495K job retention scheme fraud A few weeks ago, BarLifeUK published an article

Cocktails Launched To Raise Money For Homeless

Many hospitality workers have found themselves homeless and living on the streets, Skywalker aims to raise money to help

The Legal and Human Consequences of Employer Furlough Fraud

"Using money paid by the furlough scheme for anything other than staff wages is against the law" - DWP

A Message From The Cocktail QTs LGBTQI+ Collective

In light of recent interactions on social media concerning race and gender identity, CocktailQTs wish to address the outdated

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