19 July 2021

Calls for intervention build as ministers U-turn on dodging isolation

Bosses have slammed current Covid rules after the Chancellor and the Prime Minister were forced to backtrack on avoiding self-isolation.
19 July 2021

Gov ‘open to talking to operators wanting to use vaccine passports’

The Government is happy to discuss the practicalities around using Covid-status certification upon entry into venues, The Morning Advertiser (MA) understands.
19 July 2021

No more Covid legal requirements for pubs in England

Pubs and bars are no longer subject to Covid laws including the rule of six, table service and social distancing.
19 July 2021

Trade saw marginal drop in June sales compared to 2019

The managed pub, restaurant and bar market saw a decrease of just 1% in June, compared to the same month in 2019, research has found.
19 July 2021

Stonegate files £845m lawsuit against insurers

Stonegate Group has filed a Â845m lawsuit against its insurers: MS Amlin, Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe and Zurich, in the latest sector dispute over business interruption […]
16 July 2021

With ‘freedom day’ fast approaching, how should operators handle staff who are nervous about the new workplace?

As bars and pubs plan new workplace practices following the removal of restrictions on 19 July, employees may be nervous about returning to work without Covid […]
16 July 2021

‘All British publicans and their families are entitled to just and fair treatment’

The pubs code five years on. Has it been a good thing? In some ways yes, but it is still a work in progress.
16 July 2021

Security staff shortages ‘accident waiting to happen’

A shortage of door staff runs the risk of endangering revellers on their first night out in over a year when clubs reopen, according to night-time […]
16 July 2021

Unlocked US states suggest spike as UK restrictions ease won’t be ‘exponential’

The Morning Advertiser’s Ed Bedington reflects on another weekâs worth of headlines with hospitality investor and Draft House founder Charlie McVeigh.
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