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Diageo hires former No 10 spokeswoman

26 Jun 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Diageo has appointed a former spokeswoman for No 10 as its new global communications director.

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Diageo sheds 200 UK jobs in cost-cutting drive

10 Jun 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Diageo has cut around 200 jobs in the UK as part of its cost-cutting exercise.

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Emperador Distillers buys Whyte & Mackay from USL

12 May 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Philippines-based spirits business Emperador is looking to grow its global distribution after acquiring Scotch whisky brand Whyte & Mackay for £430m.

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Hobgoblin creator turns lagerboy as craft revolution gathers pace Subscription

27 Jun 2014 | By Lorraine Mullaney

The man who developed Hobgoblin – as well as Britain’s biggest premium bottled ale brand Old Speckled Hen – has turned to …

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'Softly softly' is too slow

11 Aug 2013 | Updated: 12 Aug 2013

We at the Faculty of Public Health withdrew from the Responsibility Deal because we are dismayed and disappointed…

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