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  • by Jez Lamb
  • at January 20, 2020
Do your buying habits change when you run your own business?

Do your buying habits change when you run your own business?

Do your buying habits change when you run your own business?

I found myself asking this question last weekend after a visit to a local shop where somebody was giving away samples.

Their story was no different to mine; a family run business, trying to promote a good product where...

  • by Jez Lamb
  • at October 01, 2019
How to pour the perfect beer in 4 easy steps

How to pour the perfect beer in 4 easy steps

So, my wife thought she’d be a good egg and pour me a glass of beer the other night and to my horror I was faced with what can only be described as something which resembled a Mr Whippy ice cream!

This got me thinking how many of us actually...

  • by Jez Lamb
  • at September 02, 2019
Working on a Sunday & the lure of the sample…

Working on a Sunday & the lure of the sample…

One thing I knew when I packed in the comfort blanket/safety net (call it what you will) of the corporate world was that this job was never going to be a “9 to 5” job and sometimes you have to work weekends.  Yes that means sacrificing some family times but...

  • by Beers @ No.42 Admin
  • at August 14, 2019
It's Stella - but not as you know it...

It's Stella - but not as you know it...

Managing Director Jez Lamb is currently on holiday in Egypt but hasn’t switched off and has been doing a little bit of beer tasting whilst away.

Presented with a beer called “Stella” you’d be thinking it was the popular European brew found closer to home but this tipple is the...

  • by Beers @ No.42 Admin
  • at July 04, 2019
The perfect way to store your beer...

The perfect way to store your beer...

I’m often asked by customers how they should store beer and if you Google it, there’s loads of great articles out there but also a lot of information to wade through.  So, in a very condensed manner, here’s my top advice for making sure you store your beer in the...

  • by Beers @ No.42 Admin
  • at June 20, 2019
A familiar story but with more bubbles!

A familiar story but with more bubbles!

It's always great to catch up with fellow business's that have followed a similar pattern of following their dream, leaving the 'corporate' world and setting up their own business.

That happened a couple of days ago when I caught up with Didier from Say It With Champers who earlier this...