3 December 2020

Liberation Group ‘disappointed but understanding’ ahead of Jersey hospitality circuit breaker

While shops will be allowed to stay open, Jersey’s hospitality businesses – excluding takeaways – will be forced to shut under a reintroduced 2m social distancing […]
3 December 2020

Shaky evidence fails to support government action

It seems that based on evidence of poorly ventilated buildings in Asia, large gatherings of people indoors for long periods in China and Japan,  Hong Kong […]
3 December 2020

Tier review will ‘try to be sensitive to local effort’

The designation of tiers is set to be reviewed every fortnight, with the first to take place on 16 December. Pub operators have told The Morning […]
3 December 2020

‘I could see operator managed being 25% of the portfolio’ says Hawthorn boss

Speaking to The Morning Advertiser ​(MA​) ​after the NewRiver-owned operator of more than 700 community pubs revealed its financial results for the six months to 30 September, Hawthorn […]
3 December 2020

Star reveals rent discounts for December

Pubs in tier one have been offered a 30% rent concession, leaving 70% payable. Those in tier two can receive a reduction of three quarters (75%), […]
3 December 2020

‘Fatal mistake’ to include pubs in Christmas relaxation, PM says

Boris Johnson reiterated that different households would not be allowed to gather in pubs over the festive period unless already permitted, at a Downing Street press […]
3 December 2020

Tim Martin sells £5m JDW shares, £30m NHS contract for former publican, Star and Greene King cut rent

Tim Martin offloads £5m of JDW shares  As reported by The Morning Advertiser’s (MA)​ sister title MCA Insight​, JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has sold £5m worth of shares […]
3 December 2020

Only 27% of pubs intended to reopen, BBPA survey shows

While many pubs were allowed to reopen after England’s four-week lockdown restrictions expired yesterday, the BBPA’s membership survey found the majority felt it would not be […]
2 December 2020

Lockdown ends and new tiers apply today

The Government won its vote on the new system of coronavirus rules last night, meaning the rules came into force at one minute past midnight today. […]
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