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'Good news': 'The benefits of a tariff-free, quota-free UK-Australia trade deal are great news for British producers exporting English wine and spirts to Australia,' Miles Beale, chief executive of the WSTA said

UK/Australia trade deal to save UK wine businesses £16m, claims WSTA

By The Morning Advertiser

The first major trade deal negotiated by the Government since the UK left the EU has been welcomed by the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) for reducing costs for drinks businesses and positive knock-on effects for hospitality firms.

Government aid: 'Support is needed as much now as it was at the start,' says The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington

The final betrayal?

By Ed Bedington

A further kicking of the can down the road should probably not come as much of a surprise for an industry that has felt the full force of those kicks in the last year and a half.

Building costs: pub operators are soon set to pay business rates and contribute to furlough costs despite no change to lockdown restrictions (image: Konstantin Balezin / Getty)

Pub bosses mourn lost summer

By Emily Hawkins

Pub bosses have warned they are in a “highly precarious position” with payments approaching despite continued trading restrictions.

Unlocking delay: the fourth and final roadmap step has been delayed, the Prime Minister has announced (image: Simon Dawson / No 10 Downing Street via Flickr)

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Four week unlocking delay 'hard to stomach'

By Emily Hawkins

The lifting of lockdown rules has been delayed for up to four weeks as the Prime Minister urged the public to "wait a little longer" until Monday 19 July.