26 January 2021

Oxford’s Lamb & Flag to close as ‘not currently financially viable’

A historic pub is to close after four centuries after the pressures of the pandemic rendered it unable to break even.
26 January 2021

City Pub Group chiefs defer 25% of salary until pubs reopen

The operator of 48 pubs across southern England and Wales reported that revenue for the 52 weeks to 27 December plummeted from Â60m to Â25.7m â […]
26 January 2021

Forcing pubs to reopen with restrictions undermines ‘slim’ chances of recovery

The whole industry has been led into viewing restrictions and changes from a purely fiscal perspective. In doing so we are missing the long-term devastation being […]
26 January 2021

‘False dawn’ pub reopenings would be absolutely catastrophic

Like everyone else in the on-trade, Stuart Bateman of Lincolnshire-based Batemans wants to see pubs open âas soon as possibleâ â however the Salem Bridge brewer […]
25 January 2021

Community raises £60k for pub-zoo as owner urges Government ‘don’t crush’ sector

The owner of a pub which also boasts a zoo on-site has slammed the Government for not doing more to help the sector and said his […]
25 January 2021

Laws giving councils power to close pubs subtley extended

Lockdown laws that give local authorities the ability to close pubs and other hospitality venues have been quietly extended by the Government until the summer.
25 January 2021

Late-night leaders call for public input into pandemic impact inquiry

Leaders from across the night-time economy have implored the sectorâs staff, giggoers and nightlife lovers to take part in a Parliamentary inquiry into British nightlifeâs dire […]
22 January 2021

79% operators can only survive closure until May with Government aid, survey reveals

Almost eight in 10 (79%) operators have warned their businesses will only survive a trade shutdown until May with support from Government schemes, research has discovered.
22 January 2021

Hospitality ‘safe spaces’ would eliminate need for new fines

The Morning Advertiser’s Ed Bedington speaks with Camerons Brewery managing director Chris Soley to reflect on the week’s biggest headlines.
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