6 January 2022

Staff shortages force top gastropub to close week before new year

Staffing shortages forced the Duck Inn at Pett Bottom, Kent to close a week before New Yearâs Day and made Christmas a difficult trading period, said […]
6 January 2022

Testing delays ‘causing havoc’

Delays in Covid testing has meant sector staff have had to isolate for almost a fortnight, according to reports.
6 January 2022

Greene King raising money for Macmillan through new recycling campaign

Greene King has partnered with specialist recycling businesses, to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support and dispose of typically hard-to-recycle plastic environmentally as part of its […]
6 January 2022

Grim situation as lockdown by proxy bites

And so the trade wakes up to January, the most miserable month for the sector and the much anticipated lockdown appears to be currently receding, Tory […]
6 January 2022

New isolation rules for Scotland welcomed by sector

New isolation rules for Scotland, including reducing self-isolation time from 10 to seven days, have been welcomed by trade bodies across the hospitality sector.
5 January 2022

‘Good chance’ fresh restrictions won’t be imposed says PM

Prime Minister Boris Johnson implied it was unlikely further Covid measures would be implemented to tackle the spread of Omicron.
5 January 2022

BBPA estimates 7.8m non-alcoholic beers will be sold in January but not in pubs

Customers have been urged to support their local this month by enjoying a pint of low or non-alcohol beer at the pub as 7.8m pints of […]
5 January 2022

Hospitality sector awarded in New Year’s Honours List

A number of people from the hospitality sector were recognised in the 2022 New Yearâs Honours List including a Greene King managing director, chef Angela Maria […]
5 January 2022

Northumberland licensee feels ‘really lucky’ not to lose trade

City pubs were hit much harder than rural pubs over Christmas but rallying local communities was essential to survival, according to one licensee.
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