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Staffing issues: Sacha Lord also called on operators to ensure they were paying employees the right rates to help boost retention

Sacha Lord repeats staffing concerns

Night-time economy adviser for Greater Manchester and operator Sacha Lord has reiterated worries about the sector’s staffing shortages and called on operators to commit to paying teams the living wage.

Inside the new look O’Neill’s

Mitchells & Butlers brand O’Neill’s is being remodelled with a new look and feel, bringing a focus on showing women’s sports, starting with The Women’s Euros next month (July).

GK – career advice must be same for bar work as uni degrees

Greene King (GK) has called for training in bar and restaurant staff to be given equal footing to university degrees in terms of career advice after its research found almost half of young people (48%) believe the hospitality sector does not offer good...

BrewDog set to ‘tokenise’ Punks’ money

James Watt, co-founder of Scottish brewer and bar operator BrewDog, has announced the business is working with digital finance company Globacap to give its shareholders the option of having their equity “tokenised”.

Upcoming Stonegate Covid insurance court case examined

Stonegate Pub Company is due to have a case heard within the next month at the High Court regarding a claim against its business interruption insurers over losses incurred as a result of restrictions imposed in response to Covid-19.

FIFA World Cup 'opportunity to increase footfall and profit'

Booking platform DesignMyNight has claimed to have taken a record number of bookings to watch the men’s FIFA World Cup with more than 10,000 recorded searches, up 30% in the past month, for ‘hospitality venues hosting World Cup screenings’ five months...

The ongoing impact of the Pubs Code...

The Lock In team take a look back at the Pubs Code and the impact of MRO - how has the legislation reshaped the UK pub market for the better or worse, and what does the future hold?

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