13 January 2021

New dates for UK Food & Drink Shows announced

The UK Food & Drinks Shows have announced new dates for 2021, now taking place at NEC Birmingham between 5 and 7 July.
13 January 2021

JDW takes down ‘slap in the face’ anti-lockdown posters

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has removed posters from some of its pubs’ windows following backlash against its ‘lockdown-sceptic’ comments.
13 January 2021

PCA pens letter to tied tenants and ‘stops the clock’ on pubs code deadlines

Pubs code adjudicator (PCA) Fiona Dickie has approved a new declaration to âpause and preserveâ key rights during fresh lockdown restrictions and written to tied tenants […]
13 January 2021

Down the drain: pubs report thousands worth of wasted stock

Pub operators have described thousands of pounds worth of wasted stock, which has gone out of date or had to be thrown away amid England’s third […]
13 January 2021

£25k in grants for Scottish pubs, versus £9k for England’s

Scottish operators are to receive top-up Government support grants of up to Â25,000.
13 January 2021

Pub lost every 20 hours, continued rent concessions pledged, £100,000 for ‘pop-up LGBT+ bar’

The first property round-up feature of 2021 includes an update on pub closures during the past 12 months, the latest on pubco rent concessions, and a […]
12 January 2021

30 years of the Eagle – the UK’s first gastropub

Impossible it may seem, yet there is a pub that not only launched a dining genre but has thrived over three decades without deviating from its […]
12 January 2021

‘We need to go beyond just a minister, we need a whole department’

While I welcome the fact the issue of a minister for hospitality was debated in the House of Commons last night (Monday 11 January), the cynic […]
12 January 2021

BII pushes Government to simplify grant process

Members of the British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) have reported varying experiences of local authorities paying out grant support, with one-in-seven still waiting for a single […]
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