Growing support for #UnitedWeStand campaign

By Ed Bedington

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Joining forces: The Morning Advertiser has teamed up with partners to launch #UnitedWeStand
Joining forces: The Morning Advertiser has teamed up with partners to launch #UnitedWeStand

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As pressure continues to mount on the challenged hospitality sector, the organisers behind industry campaign United We Stand are delighted to announce soft drinks giant Britvic as the latest supplier to back the cause.

The campaign, launched by leading trade titles BigHospitality​, The Morning Advertiser​, MCA​ and Restaurant​ magazine, in partnership with key suppliers and industry experts, aims to provide timely and expert advice to operators struggling with the challenging market conditions.

The #UnitedWeStand advisory board features: ​​

  • Michael Givden, OMNE
  • Ann Elliott, Elliotts PR
  • Ted Schama, Shelley Sandzer
  • Philipp Laqué, RMS
  • Catherine Gannon, Gannons Solicitors
  • Kevin Wood, Shield Safety
  • Robert Hayton, Altus
  • Kate Nicholls, UKHospitality
  • Lisa Sharkey, Poppleston Allen
  • Andy Tighe, BBPA
  • The Licensed Trade Charity
  • Just Eat
  • Hospitality Action
  • NatWest

Support is being provided by experts across a wide range of disciplines, including Gannons Solicitors, UKHospitality, the British Beer & Pub Association, Poppleston Allen, RMS, Altus and the Licensed Trade Charity to name just a few, and now Britvic has added its weight to the campaign to help operators navigate their way through the difficulties alongside Arla Pro, McCain and Unilever Food Solutions.

A spokesman for the campaign said: “We’re delighted to see Britvic join the initiative – the more support and help we can give to the sector, the better. And we’d urge more suppliers to join forces with us to help create a united, single campaign to act as a force for good across the hospitality sector.”

Operators can send in questions to be put to our experts, either through social media, using the #unitedwestand hashtag, or by emailing the editor of The Morning Advertiser​, rq.orqvatgba@jeoz.pbz​. Suppliers wishing to help can also email chris.duffett@wrbm.com​ 

#UnitedWeStand has been created by William Reed hospitality titles BigHospitality, Restaurant magazine, The Morning Advertiser and MCA and is supported by Arla Pro, McCain, Unilever Food Solutions and Britvic.

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