15 December 2021

Punch acquired by US-based investment firm

Investment management company Fortress Investment Group has acquired Punch Pubs & Co for an undisclosed sum.
15 December 2021

New rules ‘kill Christmas’ for Scottish pubs

Nicola Sturgeon announced yesterday (14 December 2021) the reinstitution of tighter coronavirus restrictions for pubs across Scotland such as social distancing and data collection for contact […]
15 December 2021

Country Inns takes seventh site while £240k ploughed into north-east pub

Among the latest property news is the sale of a Stonegate site in Hampshire that builds Country Inns’ portfolio to seven, Greene King and pub operator […]
14 December 2021

Hospitality needs to ‘get used to U-turns overnight’

The hospitality sector needs to âget used to U-turns overnightâ and new restrictions over the festive and new year period due to indecisive leadership and knocks […]
14 December 2021

Two thirds of operators ‘optimistic’ about trade before Plan B

Two in three (66%) hospitality leaders were optimistic about the next 12 months for their business, the fourth-quarter Business Confidence Survey from CGA and Fourth has […]
14 December 2021

Hospitality divided on whether Plan B restrictions will knock consumer confidence

The industry is torn by whether consumer confidence would dramatically be influenced by additional Plan B restrictions, according to Guest Experience Management expert HGEMâs snap poll.
14 December 2021

What is the guidance for Covid passes in nightclubs?

With NHS Covid-19 Passes set to become mandatory for entry for venues including nightclubs from tomorrow (subject to a parliamentary vote later today â Tuesday 14 […]
14 December 2021

Expect to see Middle Eastern and US dishes on pub menus in 2022

Dinersâ wishes to escape the UK while still wanting to care for the planet are set to lead what they expect to see on pub food […]
14 December 2021

CAMRA urges ‘extreme caution’ from Gov over warning consumers away from pubs

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has compelled the UK Government to exercise caution when making statements about cancelling social plans in light of the Omicron […]
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