5 March 2021

PCA outlines ‘blueprint’ to streamline tenant access to pubs code information

The office of the pubs code adjudicator (PCA) has published a new strategy for providing tied tenants the pubs code support in light of the findings […]
5 March 2021

Budget ‘does nothing for independent breweries’

Plans outlined in the Chancellorâs Spring Budget, such as the VAT cut extension, will lead to further brewery closures according to one trade body.
5 March 2021

Government more than trebles State Aid cap

The State Aid cap has been increased to more than Â10m, offering larger pub, bar and restaurant firms greater access to Government-backed grants outlined in the […]
5 March 2021

Revolution to reopen almost a third of sites in April

Nationwide operator Revolution Bars Group has announced plans to reopen 20 sites for outdoor guests in April ahead of the resumption of trade across its full […]
5 March 2021

Cadbury and Goose Island Creme Egg beer, Didsbury Gin food charity collaboration

Manchester-based Didsbury Gin has announced plans to pour profits from its revived âManchester Tartâ variant into a local food charity, while Goose Island and Cadbury have […]
4 March 2021

Westminster Government ‘shown up by Holyrood’ on rates relief

English pubs were granted a three month full extension of the business rates holiday while Scotland and Wales will see a year-long extension.
4 March 2021

Budget – bonus or bust?

The budget has been revealed, some would say before the budget was revealed, and the podcast team give their reaction to the Chancellor’s hand outs and […]
4 March 2021

Lack of support a ‘nightmare’ for wet-led pubs

Wet-led pub operators have been left disappointed after their calls for focused support went largely unheard by the Chancellor.
4 March 2021

Almost half of JDW estate to reopen for outside trading from 12 April

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon (JDW) will be reopening outdoor areas in almost half (45%) of its pubs from Monday 12 April.
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