21 May 2021

‘Shockingly quiet’ first week of indoor trade

Operators have described the first week of indoor trading after lockdown as âshockingly quietâ but said they are optimistic as sales data shows a boost.
21 May 2021

Operators encouraged to be ‘mindful’ of accessibility

Accessibility organisations have said it is essential that pub operators ensure disabled customersâ needs are not neglected while trading under pandemic restrictions.
21 May 2021

Young’s ‘confident’ despite pandemic denting revenue by more than £200m

London-based pub operator Youngâs saw group revenue fall by in the region of Â220m during the 52 weeks to 29 March 2021.
21 May 2021

‘World’s largest’ gin bottle, Pimm’s unveils Sundowner, Arsenal FC landmark lager launch

The latest batch of new drinks releases includes more pours from Pimmâs, Camden Town Brewery and the unveiling of whatâs claimed to be the âworldâs largestâ […]
20 May 2021

Reason for refusal ‘critical’ in bar’s mixed gender groups-only booking policy

Lawyers have claimed a London-based operator could be breaching the Equality Act if its ‘mixed gender groups’ booking policy means LGBT groups are turned away, according […]
20 May 2021

Shepherd Neame seeks 300 new staff, £40k lost per-pub during pandemic

On top of jobs news from Marstonâs, Bacardi-Martini and the Mayorâs office in Goole, this weekâs update includes news of 300 new roles at Shepherd Neame […]
20 May 2021

‘Keep roadmap on track,’ urges trade

Pub trade bosses have urged the Government to stick to its unlocking roadmap and allow the sector to rebuild beyond 21 June.
20 May 2021

Adnams forecasts return to full rent ‘later in the year’

Suffolk-based brewer and operator Adnams anticipates that its pubs will return to full rents later in the year provided there are no further regional or national […]
20 May 2021

The Lock In Podcast: Food Glorious Food!

With indoor reopening now well underway, the Lock In team tackle the subject of pub grub, how the crisis has impacted on offers, the challenges around […]
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