All news articles for March 2020

Stake a claim: Philip Kolvin of Cornerstone Barristers looks at whether insurance companies will pay out


Does your insurance cover you for coronavirus?

By Philip Kolvin QC

With many insurance companies claiming the protection operators took out is unlikely to be valid for a business interruption such as coronavirus, Cornerstone Barristers’ Philip Kolvin looks at whether you are covered or not.

Pay cut: BrewDog co-founders and its senior team are reducing their salaries to help protect jobs


BrewDog co-founders forgo 2020 salary

By Nikkie Thatcher

Scottish brewer and operator BrewDog co-founders James Watt and Martin Dickie will be sacrificing their salary for 2020 in a bid to protect jobs at the business amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus update for pubs 30 March 2020


Daily Bulletin - Monday 30 March

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington delivers a rundown of the latest news for pubs in regard to coronavirus. Today, he discusses the announcement by the deputy chief medical officer that it could take up to six months before the country returns...

Help taken: St Austell chief executive Kevin Georgel welcomed the financial support package from the Government


St Austell makes no redundancies

By Nikkie Thatcher

South-west-based St Austell Brewery has announced its plans for a temporary staffing structure including not making a single redundancy amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Difficult situation: a finance expert has outlined the other measures of support for self-employed people

Dipping into tax funds ‘only option’ for many self-employed

By Emily Hawkins

A financial expert has said many self-employed publicans will have no option but to use the funds saved for tax to pay immediate bills after Chancellor Rishi Sunak revealed his plans to help self employed people last night (Thursday 26 March), set to...

Soldiering on: Wagestream predicts the sector will see a huge boom when the pandemic blows over after so much homeworking


Shift availability drops by almost 80% in a month

By Alice Leader

The number of shifts available to workers in the hospitality industry has fallen 76.6% in the past month, showing the impact Covid-19 has had on the sector, new research shows.

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


Growing support for #UnitedWeStand campaign

By Ed Bedington

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.

Coronavirus update for pubs 27 March 2020


Daily Bulletin - Friday 27 March

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington delivers a rundown of the latest news for pubs in regard to coronavirus including the help package for self-employed announced last night by the Chancellor.

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