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Waiting game: the Forge Inn is one of those in Leicester unable to reopen tomorrow (Saturday 4 July) like those in the rest of England.

‘Time to support pubs in localised lockdowns’

By Emily Hawkins

The director of a Leicester-based pub group has described the “extremely challenging” process of cancelling plans to reopen sites and said the Government should help businesses in his predicament.

Need to know: what key updates, news and pieces of guidance should pub operators be aware of before reopening?

What do pubs need to know before reopening?

By Stuart Stone

There’s been a seemingly endless stream of information thrown at pubs, bars and restaurants ahead of the resumption of trade on 4 July. Here’s a checklist of some of the key reopening news and guidance.

Weigh up costs: 'by taking advantage of three-way forecasting and considering their options carefully, restaurants and bars can determine when the time is right to reopen'

Forecasting the right time to reopen a pub

By Dave Gosling, partner and UK hospitality and leisure sector specialist, Menzies LLP

While pubs, restaurants and cafés are permitted to reopen from 4 July, some may be forced to stay closed rather than resume trading straight away for financial reasons.

How are pubs gearing up for opening?

Cautious approach for pub opening

By Ed Bedington

With just one day to go until pubs are able to start opening their doors, the race is on to get ready and compliant with the Government guidelines.

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