9 April 2021

‘Hospitality reopening is a chance to recalibrate our attitudes towards drinking’

Among the dates within Englandâs roadmap out of lockdown, two are understandably getting a great deal of airtime â Monday 12 April and Monday 17 May.
8 April 2021

Vaccination target on track, ministers urge

Government ministers have said there is no indication the UK will not meet its vaccination target and for the roadmap out of lockdown to be stalled.
7 April 2021

Hancock accused of ‘stalling tactics’ as reopening challenge fast-tracked

The Government has been accused of âstallingâ as a legal challenge over indoor hospitalityâs reopening date will be fast-tracked through the High Court.
6 April 2021

Immunity proof would damage 69% of night-time operators

More than two thirds (69%) of firms in the night-time sector have expressed concern that vaccine passports, requirements to provide proof of testing or immunity, would […]
31 March 2021

‘We need to shift the debate away from vaccine passports to supporting pubs reopening’

Last week when appearing before the Commons Liaison Committee, Boris Johnson, announced that pub landlords may be given the power to prevent anyone without a Covid […]
30 March 2021

Hospitality singled out as ‘villain’ in latest Test and Trace update

Despite the sense of dread that I now feel every time that there is a Covid rule change, I took the plunge and read the updated […]
29 March 2021

Pubs urged to register for free workplace testing

The Government is calling on businesses, including those in the hospitality sector, to order rapid testing in preparation for reopening.
29 March 2021

Vaccine passport proposals imply pubs ‘not to be trusted’

When headlines declaring the Government was considering a policy that would see pubgoers asked to declare their âCovid statusâ in the months to come, licensees recoiled.
25 March 2021

Energy companies refusing to supply pubs ‘simply unacceptable’

Utility businesses are refusing to provide energy to pubs with some refusing to renew contracts, according to one trade association.
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