Spring bank holiday weekend news bulletin for pubs

By Ed Bedington

- Last updated on GMT

Related tags: UnitedWeStand, Public house, Coronavirus

The Morning Advertiser's editor Ed Bedington reviews the biggest news stories from the pub sector after another week in lockdown ahead of the spring bank holiday weekend.

Further reading:

  • Greene King offers rent cut of 90% to support tenants for restart​ - Greene King tenants are set to benefit from a 90% rent reduction in the face of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, with further tapered support as a business restart gets under way, the company has announced.
  • 50% of pubs in limbo over whether to reopen on 4 July​ - A lack of Government guidance on its expectations for the pub trade once lockdown is lifted has left the sector in limbo over whether or not they will reopen on the tentative date of 4 July.
  • UKH reveals guidance for reopening​ - In-depth cleaning regimes and adhering to distancing rules are two of the main themes operators should consider when reopening, trade body UKHospitality (UKH) has outlined.
  • Charlie McVeigh: ‘cure is becoming worse than the disease’​ - Draft House founder Charlie McVeigh has called on the hospitality industry to help the country turn the page and combat public ‘FOGO’ – the ‘fear of going out’.

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