Daily bulletin - Friday 3 April

By Ed Bedington

- Last updated on GMT

Related tags: Coronavirus

The Morning Advertiser's editor Ed Bedington delivers a rundown of the latest news for pubs regarding coronavirus including pubcos setting our their stall on rent through the British Beer & Pub Association and an update from the pubs code adjudicator.

Further reading: 

  • Pubco bosses: ‘cancelling pub rents will leave the sector in disarray’​ - There are growing calls from across the sector for pubcos to cancel rents entirely during the coronavirus crisis​.
  • Pubcos sign PCA declaration to preserve tenant rights during coronavirus​ - The businesses regulated by the pubs code have signed a joint declaration to protect tenant rights after informing pubs code adjudicator (PCA) Paul Newby that they are unable to uphold duties during the Covid-19 shutdown.
  • Ei Group defers rent for April​ - Ei Group has deferred the collection of rent and fees from its licensees for the whole of April – a move that will remain under constant review while the coronavirus pandemic goes on, it has said​.
  • Punch continues to suspend rent ​- Punch Pubs & Co is still suspending the collection of rent, insurance, fixtures and fittings rental, and licensing fees amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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