19 January 2021

New pubco set to launch by trio of industry veterans

Three top operators are set to re-enter the UK pub market with the launch of the Valiant Pub Company.
19 January 2021

‘Completely unacceptable’: over half of November lockdown grants still yet to be paid out

More than half of grants that were announced to support pubs in the second lockdown still havenât been paid, an industry survey has found.
19 January 2021

‘Unviable’ and ‘catch 22’: operators share thoughts on post-lockdown tiers

Wet-led licensees said they are bracing themselves for months of extended closure as they fear it will not be viable to reopen under another tiered system […]
19 January 2021

MP joins calls for takeaway booze ban U-turn

An MP has echoed calls of trade bodies urging the Government reverses its decision to ban pubs serving takeaway alcohol.
19 January 2021

Insurance ruling prompts ‘rise of PPI type companies’ offering claims review

Hospitality insurance specialist Steven Swift of Sector Associates gives his verdict on the Supreme Courtâs recent business interruption ruling.
19 January 2021

UKH: GDP dip highlights ‘economic importance of hospitality’

UKHospitality (UKH) chief executive Kate Nicholls has described recent GDP figures as âpretty depressing, if not surprising, readingâ.
18 January 2021

£2.7m rent dispute between Wellington and tenants

Millions of pounds of rent owed to billionaire-owned pub group Wellington Pub Company from some of its tenants is currently in dispute, according to a survey.
18 January 2021

‘Further injections of support’ for pubs required

The pub sector will require âfurther injections of supportâ to ensure its survival, a trade body head has said.
18 January 2021

PM dodges answering if hospitality minister will be appointed

Prime Minister Boris Johnson avoided answering an MP who asked if would be a hospitality minister appointed.
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