23 February 2021

Roadmap reaction: ‘I can’t say I’m jumping for joy’

Operators have shared their mixed reactions to news of a phased reopening of pubs with The Morning Advertiser, with one describing the Government’s roadmap as a […]
23 February 2021

3 in 5 pubs unlikely to reopen in April

Three in five pubs across the UK will remain closed when outdoor service only is permitted from 12 April, a trade body has said.
22 February 2021

Pubs will reopen outdoors first with full reopening from 17 May, PM declares

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed pubs will be permitted to reopen outdoors from 12 April and indoors from 17 May, at the very earliest.
22 February 2021

‘Opening up too early risks ruining pub experience’

I’m very concerned about the headlines this weekend that big property companies such as JD Wetherspoon and Young’s are pushing the conversation towards opening up the […]
22 February 2021

Darwin & Wallace revenues down £2m

London-based bar group Darwin & Wallace lost almost a quarter of its usual revenue as a result of the first lockdown, contributing to a Â2m dip […]
22 February 2021

More than a third of hospitality firms plan recruitment drive

Some 36% of hospitality employers intend to recruit new staff in the next three months, according to new research.
22 February 2021

PM expected to announce reopening date today

The Prime Minister is set to reveal his plans for a roadmap out of the third lockdown later today (Monday 22 February) with a focus on […]
22 February 2021

The A to Z of pub cider

A strong cider offer should be the apple of any pub operatorâs eye as the on-trade looks towards the resumption of trade in time for summer.
19 February 2021

Chancellor blasted for ‘out of touch’ chat with Gordon Ramsay

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has been lambasted on social media for his âIn Conversationâ series with TV chef Gordon Ramsay.
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