22 July 2021

Loungers’ pre-‘Freedom Day’ sales 23.7% up versus 2019 levels

According to its latest financial update, cafà bar operator Loungers revealed that sales across its estate of 175 venues were up by 23.7% in the nine […]
22 July 2021

1-in-3 hospitality leavers seek swift return, new SBPA vice president

The latest jobs news from the pub sector includes updates from the Burnt Chef Project, Liberation Group and the Scottish Beer & Pub Association.
21 July 2021

‘The industry can’t continue to live in the past’

To mark the fifth anniversary of the pubs code coming into force, and the creation of the pubs code adjudicator (PCA), current officeholder Fiona Dickie briefly […]
21 July 2021

No clarity for pubs on vaccine entry requirements

Bosses have been left in the dark about the possibility of the Government introducing vaccine conditions for pubs and bars in the autumn.
21 July 2021

SBR changes leaves small brewers in limbo

Small independent brewers in the UK have been left in limbo, a year on from the Treasuryâs changes to Small Breweriesâ Relief (SBR), one trade body […]
21 July 2021

Pub featured on Real Ghost Hunters up for sale, updates from Star, JDW, Hickory’s and Robinsons

The latest pub property round-up includes a pub featured on Amazon Primeâs Real Ghost Hunters being put up for sale, new owners of a venue housed […]
20 July 2021

Downing Street contradicts minister on app alerts

Downing Street has contradicted a minister who said businesses and employees should make their own âinformed decisionsâ concerning self-isolation alerts from the NHS app.
20 July 2021

Pub PR: how can operators reassure customers returning after ‘Freedom Day’?

For the hospitality industry, the road to âFreedom Dayâ on 19 July was a bumpy and tumultuous journey.
20 July 2021

JDW to sell 7 pubs

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has appointed two agents to dispose of seven of its sites in England and Wales for an undisclosed sum.
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