22 January 2021

2020 cost trade 6,000 licensed venues

The nation lost about 6,000 licensed premises in 2020 â almost three times the number compared to 2019, new figures have revealed.
21 January 2021

No idea on pubs’ place in reopening pecking order

The Government has not indicated the point at which hospitality will open when the country lifts from lockdown, but it is understood sector leaders and ministers […]
21 January 2021

Pubs provide lockdown meals to those struggling

Pubs have stepped up to help their communities amid a tough third lockdown in England.
21 January 2021

Alex Reilley: ‘The end of the moratoria will leave thousands of businesses horrifically exposed’

Loungers chairman and co-founder Alex Reilley expects the end of the lease forfeiture and debt enforcement moratoria in March will lead to a ‘phenomenal glut’ of […]
21 January 2021

Hawthorn calls for ‘clear roadmap’ to reopening following near £10m Q3 pub investment

NewRiver-owned pub company Hawthorn has revealed that it ended 2020 with Â250m of available liquidity and having more than doubled its planned Q3 capital expenditure spend.
21 January 2021

£200m Redcat investment a vote of confidence in the pub sector ‘resurgence’

A number of pub sector property experts shared their thoughts on recent news that former Greene King CEO Rooney Anand is to pump Â200m into the […]
21 January 2021

JDW and Whitbread job cuts, new Diageo and Drake & Morgan hires

The latest pub sector job and people move news includes updates from Greene King, JD Wetherspoon, Whitbread, Diageo and Drake & Morgan.
20 January 2021

Legal issues, support challenges and more in the Lock In podcast

Legal challenges and opportunities come under the microscope in the latest episode of the Lock In podcast as the team are joined by licensing specialist Andy […]
20 January 2021

Former Greene King CEO raises £200m to invest in pub sector

Former Greene King boss Rooney Anand has raised Â200m to invest in Britainâs pub sector, according to Sky News.
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