All news articles for May 2020

Coronavirus update for pubs – spring bank holiday weekend


Spring bank holiday weekend news bulletin for pubs

By Ed Bedington

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.

In limbo: most operators are unsure whether they will open as early as 4 July


50% of pubs in limbo over whether to reopen on 4 July

By Nicholas Robinson

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.

Clean up your act: how is your pub planning for reopening?


The steps to take to reopen your pub

By Emily Hawkins

Flush the beer lines, cleanse your kit and restock the cellar – how to get your pub ready for reopening

Leader’s departure: managing director Chris Hopkins is retiring from Hydes Brewery

Hopkins to retire from Hydes

By Ed Bedington

Industry veteran Chris Hopkins has announced he’s stepping down from the managing director role at Manchester-based family brewer Hydes after 22 years at the helm.

Cleanliness standards: hygiene practices have been outlined in the guidance


UKH reveals guidance for reopening

By Nikkie Thatcher

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.

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