8 December 2020

650k hospitality jobs lost in 2020

Research from global software provider Fourth also revealed there has been a fall of more than a quarter (26%) in overall staff head count since November […]
8 December 2020

Cock up or conspiracy?

The £1,000 (£32.25 per day) grant to wet-led pubs compares with the £7,000 per day they recently defended paying those working on the Track & Trace […]
8 December 2020

Second lockdown more than halved consumer spend in pubs

The research from Longitude Research, which was carried out on behalf of Barclaycard between 20 and 23 November featuring 2,000 respondents in a representative sample, also […]
8 December 2020

Birmingham judicial review postponed

Last week, Morgan, who owns restaurant concept Craft and Eight, announced he was to send a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson demanding adequate financial support […]
8 December 2020

Officials accused of ‘intimidation’ over enforcement of pub rules

Young’s CEO Patrick Dardis told The Telegraph​ officers in London asked customers to leave a pub premises as soon as they had finished their meals, preventing […]
8 December 2020

Sport pubs unable to convert partial fan return into matchday trade

As previously reported by The Morning Advertiser (MA)​, the Government confirmed that up to 4,000 fans​ will be able to attend outdoor events in the lowest-risk, tier one areas, […]
7 December 2020

Operators mentally drained, joyless and heartbroken after a week of new tiers

As previously reported by The Morning Advertiser (MA)​, England’s second national lockdown ended in tiers​ on 2 December after the Government revealed that the country would emerge into harsh […]
7 December 2020

Tier 3 operators apprehensive for reopening ‘logistical nightmare’

Under tier three, pubs are only allowed to operate takeaway services, leaving pubs in areas such as Birmingham, Greater Manchester and Kent closed. Some operators in […]
7 December 2020

Tiers hit Blind Tiger Inns for more than £1m

North-west based Blind Tiger Inns has four sites in tier two areas and 14 in tier three localities, meaning the entire wet-led estate has been forced […]
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