21 March 2012
Shepherd Neame chief executive Jonathan Neame said: “The Beer Duty Escalator is an economically illiterate policy that is inconsistent with other measures to develop a safer drinking culture in this country.“The tourism and hospitality sectors are great sources of job creation, particularly for young people.
08 March 2012
Shepherd Neame, the Kent-based brewer and pub operator, today announces results for the 26 weeks ended 24 December 2011.
Highlights include: Turnover up 9.2% to £67.4m (2010: £61.7m)
Operating profit up 4.2% to £6.7m (2010: £6.4m)
Earnings per £1 share up 5.6% to 28.2p (2010: 26.7p)
Interim dividend 4.90p per £1 "A" Ordinary Share (2010: 4.80p)
06 March 2012
Shepherd Neame has acquired the Camden Arms Hotel in Pembury, near Tunbridge Wells, for an undisclosed sum.The renowned 15-room inn has welcomed locals and travellers for more than 200 years.
28 February 2012
As previously announced on 28 October 2011, Shepherd Neame Limited advises that Mark Rider (35) has today been appointed to the Board as Finance & IT Director. He replaces Ken Littlefair who steps down from the Board on the same date and retires from the Company at the end of March 2012.Ken Littlefair joined Shepherd Neame in 2000 when he was appointed to the Board.
17 February 2012
The Spanish Galleon Tavern, Greenwich, has been given a £50,000 refurbishment, with two of its bars redecorated with comfortable new furniture and stylish fittings and the third transformed into a fish and chip shop serving customers and passers-by.