1 December 2020

Cinemas serving pints without food ‘outrageous’

Under England’s new coronavirus rules, pubs in tier two areas can only reopen if they serve table meals with alcoholic drinks from tomorrow (Wednesday 2 December).​ […]
1 December 2020

‘Token gesture’ £1k grant an ‘insult’ to pubs

What do pubs think about £1,000 grants? Boris Johnson revealed the funds will be available for wet-led pubs unable to serve “substantial meals” in tiers two […]
1 December 2020

Greene King tied tenants in tier 2 and 3 to get 90% rent concessions

For Greene King Pub Partners tied tenants in tier one will get a 40% rent concession however, of the pubco and brewer’s 875 English pubs, currently […]
1 December 2020

Fury at pub alcohol ban in Wales

Shops and pubs with an off-licence can sell alcoholic drinks to takeaway until a cut-off point of 10pm under fresh rules. But operators will not be […]
1 December 2020

MPs call for Government to ‘save pubs before it’s too late’

Liberal Democrat MP Daisy Cooper, alongside 10 fellow politicians, have written to business secretary Alok Sharma, calling on the Government to save pubs and hospitality. In […]
1 December 2020

Tier two ‘not fair on customers or owners’ of wet-led pubs

Lockdown laws will expire on Wednesday 2 December, with most of England under tier two rules. Some 20,813 pubs will be under these measures according to […]
1 December 2020

Star licensees urge Government action to save ‘thousands of wet led pubs’

Alongside calls made by Heineken’s pub arm, Star licensees from the Snow Goose in Farborough and the Dog & Partridge in Yateley – both Hampshire – […]
30 November 2020

Camden Hells pips Punk IPA as craft best seller amid £100m category hit

What’s more, while BrewDog’s Punk IPA has been top dog in on-trade sales of craft beer since the inception of the Drinks List, an £11.1m, 13,060HL, […]
30 November 2020

Welsh pubs to be banned from selling alcohol

First Minister Mark Drakeford said pubs would also have to close at 6pm under the new rules.  Pubs can still serve takeaways after 6pm. The restrictions […]
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