Brewdog boss sorry for staff 'pain' as pledges review

Mr Watt said it would also conduct an anonymous staff survey to "paint a comprehensive picture of the Brewdog culture at every level". Writing on LinkedIn the company co-founder apologised to staff ...

BrewDog CEO apologises and vows reform after accusations of 'culture of fear'

James Watt said he was sorry for 'neglecting many important people elements' of the business, and apologised to all of the signatories of an open letter made public by staff.

Backlash as BrewDog HR team responds to toxic work claims

BrewDog's people team has responded to Punks with Purpose's campaign alleging negative experiences of former employees, but the response has exacerbated the issues. On 9 June the Punks with Purpose ...

BrewDog parody comes under fire as brand promises to do better

As BrewDog’s founder promises a review into its work culture, a parody campaign from an advertising agency has been slammed for making light of those who spoke up on their mental health struggles.

How damaging will the BrewDog staff’s ‘culture of fear’ letter prove to be?

BrewDog's bosses have issued a public apology and hired a culture consultant, but the furore and resulting concerns could affect its IPO plan ...

Brewdog to launch review in wake of ‘toxic’ culture claims

The craft beer giant will also conduct an anonymous staff survey to ‘paint a comprehensive picture of the Brewdog culture at every level’.

BrewDog Looks Back At A Difficult Year

BrewDog released its Annual Report for 2020 and in spite of recent criticism and a tumultuous year co-Founder James Watt remained positive.

Bullying beer firm BrewDog’s ‘punk’ schtick has gone flat. It’s just a grubby profit chaser like all the rest

The successful ‘non-corporate’ craft beer firm has won plaudits for its tasty ales and clever marketing. But its ‘culture of fear’ left a nasty taste with ex-employees, who have gone public with some ...

Could BrewDog’s Cancellation Trigger a Reckoning Across the Craft Beer Industry?

Last week, over 130 current and former employees of the UK’s largest indy brewery penned an open letter condemning the company's exploitative practices. Beer journalist Matthew Curtis asks whether ...

Brewdog boss vows to learn after 'toxic culture' criticism

A co-founder of Brewdog has promised to listen and learn from savage criticism of the beer company by 60 ex-staff. James Watt told the BBC claims of a "culture of fear" and "toxic attitude" were tough ...