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Shortlist unveiled: the contenders for this year's 'pub Oscar's' are out

Great British Pub Awards

2021 Great British Pub Awards finalists revealed

By Nikkie Thatcher

Follow two rounds of rigorous judging, this year’s shortlist for the industry’s ‘pub Oscars’ - the Great British Pub Awards – have been announced.

International rules: French pubs, restaurants and cafés will have to ask for Covid-status certification from August (image: Getty/Frank Rothe)

How are pubs in France preparing for mandatory vaccine passports?

By Nikkie Thatcher

With vaccine passports looking set to become compulsory in nightclubs later this year, The Morning Advertiser takes a look at how Covid-status certification is being undertaken across the Channel, where all hospitality venues have to impose it.

Portfolio increase: the deal sees Admiral's estate grow to about 1,600 sites (image: Getty/VioletaStoimenova)

Admiral acquires Hawthorn for £222.3m

By Nikkie Thatcher

Hawthorn, the Community Pub Company has been sold to Admiral Taverns for an expected gross aggregate cash consideration of about £222.3m, taking the latter’s estate to more than 1,600 sites.