5 February 2021

‘I fear the next budget will focus on recuperating losses rather than support to see us through’

I consider myself an optimist and remain hopeful that with the vaccine rolled out Brits will return to the pubs and restaurants that they love.
5 February 2021

‘England’s first’ carbon-negative gins, Queer Brewing unveils core range, Tanqueray creates Blackcurrant serve

The latest new product round-up includes ‘firsts’ from UK-based gin distillers, more pours from premium gin brand Tanqueray and new brews from Queer Brewing.
5 February 2021

80% of nightclubs ‘won’t survive past February’

This year will see the âextinction of nightclubsâ without urgent action, one trade body has warned.
4 February 2021

Treasury signals rates relief

Councils have been urged not to issue business rates bills ahead of the new financial year on 1 April, until after the Budget on 3 March.
4 February 2021

‘Interim position’ or new forum needed? Lords weigh in on hospitality minister debate

Almost a month after a selection of cross-party MPs backed a motion to appoint a dedicated minister for the hospitality sector, peers grilled the Government on […]
4 February 2021

Furlough costs hospitality £542m per month, Christmas payment deadline extended, Stonegate director leaves

The latest update on jobs and people moves from the pub sector includes the full cost of furlough, an extension to the Christmas Support Payment deadline […]
3 February 2021

‘We really need to see some announcements coming from Government soon’

Roxane Marjoram, who operates five pubs under Suffolk-based Gusto Pronto, explains how the business has adapted to Covid conditions and that she now hopes the Government […]
3 February 2021

Hospitality needs £35bn to save 500,000 jobs, business group claims

A financial package of support worth Â35bn is needed to safeguard 500,000 hospitality jobs, one business group has said.
3 February 2021

People power

It’s all about the people in this episode of the podcast as the team talk training, furlough challenges, keeping teams engaged, future recruitment challenges and we […]
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