Job vacancies: British Beer & Pub Association boss Emma McClarkin called on the Government to make it easier to recruit and retain staff (image: Getty/skynesher)

Vacancies up more than a third on 2021

Job vacancies in the hospitality sector have risen by 44,000 (34%) compared to last year despite a small fall over the past three months, according to official figures.

'Things can only get better'

I am old enough to remember when Tony Blair first got elected and particularly the Labour Party’s then electoral anthem “things can only get better “.

What should the new PM make a priority?

With Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak fighting it out to become the next Conservative Party leader, we want to know what you think should be a priority for the next PM to concentrate on to help to the sector.

Energy crisis: ‘Situation dire’ for pubs

Trade body the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has written to the two Conservative party candidates, urging them to meet with business leaders to help save pubs and other hospitality venues from closure.

Trade bodies demand Gov act on energy costs

Hospitality sector heavyweights have demanded urgent action from the Government as soaring energy prices have become an “existential emergency” that have put businesses and jobs at “grave risk”.

Drinks sales 4% ahead of 2019

Average sales by value in Britain’s managed pubs, restaurants, and bars in the seven days to Saturday 6 August were 4% ahead of the same week in 2019, the latest CGA by NielsenIQ’s Drinks Recovery Tracker has revealed.


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