5 March 2021

Cadbury and Goose Island Creme Egg beer, Didsbury Gin food charity collaboration

Manchester-based Didsbury Gin has announced plans to pour profits from its revived âManchester Tartâ variant into a local food charity, while Goose Island and Cadbury have […]
4 March 2021

Westminster Government ‘shown up by Holyrood’ on rates relief

English pubs were granted a three month full extension of the business rates holiday while Scotland and Wales will see a year-long extension.
4 March 2021

Budget – bonus or bust?

The budget has been revealed, some would say before the budget was revealed, and the podcast team give their reaction to the Chancellor’s hand outs and […]
4 March 2021

Lack of support a ‘nightmare’ for wet-led pubs

Wet-led pub operators have been left disappointed after their calls for focused support went largely unheard by the Chancellor.
4 March 2021

Almost half of JDW estate to reopen for outside trading from 12 April

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon (JDW) will be reopening outdoor areas in almost half (45%) of its pubs from Monday 12 April.
4 March 2021

Communities can bid for £250k to save local pub

Brits will be able to use a Â150m fund to help them take ownership of pubs and other community venues at risk of closure.
4 March 2021

Operators face skills shortage, Government urged to reopen venues as remote workspaces

In addition to the latest news on furlough and the National Living Wage, this latest jobs round-up looks at a hospitality sector skills shortage and a […]
4 March 2021

‘Pragmatic steps’ but far from ‘whatever it takes’

What impact will Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunakâs latest Budget have on the pub sector as it navigates the Governmentâs post-lockdown roadmap?
3 March 2021

Rent debt remains ‘biggest gap’ in hospitality support

Despite broadly welcoming the provisions set out in the Spring Budget, trade body UKHospitality has flagged that a âÂ2bn millstoneâ still faces pub, bar and restaurant […]
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