16 December 2021

JDW to open two new sites with almost £5m combined investment

Pub group JD Wetherspoon (JDW) is opening two new pubs today (Thursday 16 December) in Birmingham and Sheffield, investing nearly Â5m in the venues.
16 December 2021

How to host a raffle

With the festive season upon us, many operators will be planning raffles. There are a number of rules venues must follow, so here are some top […]
15 December 2021

Laine also acquired by Fortress

The Laine Pub & Brew Co has also been snapped up by US-bank Fortress Investment Group as part of its acquisition of assets from Patron Capital […]
15 December 2021

Covid passports and chocolate fireguards – a study in stupidity

And so, the divisive Covid passports come into effect today for nightclubs and large gatherings across England.
15 December 2021

December set to be weakest trading period of 2021

December is set to be the weakest trading month of the year following the surge in Omicron cases and the announcement of Plan B restrictions causing […]
15 December 2021

Anspach & Hobday smashes crowdfunding target

South London-based brewer and operator Anspach & Hobday has almost doubled its crowdfunding target as it looks to expand its production facilities in a bid to […]
15 December 2021

Covid Passes for nightclubs come into force today

Proof of vaccine status or a negative lateral flow test is in place today (Wednesday 15 December) after MPs voted in favour of the move last […]
15 December 2021

Pub to serve free meals to those alone on Christmas day

The Alexandra in Wimbledon, London, will serve free Christmas dinners to guests spending the 25 December alone to combat loneliness, a scheme the owners started in […]
15 December 2021

Record M&A activity predicted for pub sector next year

Record M&A activity for the pub sector is forecast for 2022, according to property agent CBRE.
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