26 November 2020

‘Strong and stable’ Hawthorn to invest £7.5m in pub estate during 2021

The NewRiver-owned operator of more than 700 community pubs revealed that plans are afoot to pump £7.5m in capital expenditure into its pub estate over the […]
26 November 2020

14 ways in which Covid-19 is changing the UK pub market

As reported by The Morning Advertiser (MA)​, Lumina Intelligence’s UK Pub Market Report 2020 found that the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has wiped 61% (£14bn) off the sector’s value.​ […]
26 November 2020

M&B posts pre-tax loss as 1,300 workers made redundant

The operator of more than 1,700 pubs under brands including Harvester, Toby Carvery, O’Neills and All Bar One reported a 34.1% drop in revenue – which […]
26 November 2020

Over 50 trade bosses pen letter to PM labelling pubs ‘scapegoats’

Which firms have signed the letter? British Beer & Pub Association Admiral Taverns Adnams Arkell’s Brewery Asahi UK Black Sheep Brewery Brakspear Pub Company Brewhouse & […]
26 November 2020

What is a substantial meal?

Under the new tier system, set to be outlined later today (Thursday 26 November), pubs in tier two must close unless they are offering a “substantial […]
26 November 2020

Is your kitchen ready for the Darkside?

No, it doesn’t have the same ring to it as the ‘battle between good and evil’ does. Yes, this is a tenuous link between Star Wars […]
26 November 2020

Diageo gender equality pledge, New Heineken CCO, Tennent’s to donate Black Friday profits

Diageo pledges 50:50 gender split in leadership by 2030 Drinks giant Diageo has unveiled a raft of 25 sustainability pledges in its Society 2030: Spirit of […]
25 November 2020

‘Not sure I’ll sleep tonight’ ahead of tier announcement

e is feeling nervous about tomorrow’s announcement. “I’m not sure I’ll sleep all that much tonight!” Licensee Daniel Whitehead knows all too well the weight of local restrictions, […]
25 November 2020

Pubco bosses ‘cowards’ for not stepping up

The co-founder of Risk Capital Partners branded the bosses of the big pub companies “cowards” for not defending the interests of the sector. He said: “Where […]
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