3 December 2020

‘I could see operator managed being 25% of the portfolio’ says Hawthorn boss

Speaking to The Morning Advertiser ​(MA​) ​after the NewRiver-owned operator of more than 700 community pubs revealed its financial results for the six months to 30 September, Hawthorn […]
3 December 2020

Star reveals rent discounts for December

Pubs in tier one have been offered a 30% rent concession, leaving 70% payable. Those in tier two can receive a reduction of three quarters (75%), […]
3 December 2020

‘Fatal mistake’ to include pubs in Christmas relaxation, PM says

Boris Johnson reiterated that different households would not be allowed to gather in pubs over the festive period unless already permitted, at a Downing Street press […]
3 December 2020

Tim Martin sells £5m JDW shares, £30m NHS contract for former publican, Star and Greene King cut rent

Tim Martin offloads £5m of JDW shares  As reported by The Morning Advertiser’s (MA)​ sister title MCA Insight​, JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has sold £5m worth of shares […]
3 December 2020

Only 27% of pubs intended to reopen, BBPA survey shows

While many pubs were allowed to reopen after England’s four-week lockdown restrictions expired yesterday, the BBPA’s membership survey found the majority felt it would not be […]
2 December 2020

Lockdown ends and new tiers apply today

The Government won its vote on the new system of coronavirus rules last night, meaning the rules came into force at one minute past midnight today. […]
2 December 2020

Over 50,000 licensed venues to stay closed as national lockdown ends

The latest Market Recovery Monitor from CGA and AlixPartners highlighted the challenges facing the hospitality sector, despite the Government’s ‘meagre’ grant support for wet-led businesses. The […]
2 December 2020

Loungers posts profit despite lockdowns and Covid measures

In its latest interim results statement, Loungers revealed while its revenue fell by 33% to £53.5m in the last six months, earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation […]
2 December 2020

Tiers and restrictions – The Lock In podcast

By Ed Bedington contact 02-Dec-2020 – Last updated on 02-Dec-2020 at 09:55 GMT Related tags: Heath Ball, Ed Bedington, James Cuthbertson, Beer, Public house, Food, Legislation, […]
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