Though excitement is building for the reopening of pubs, a number of operators have told The Morning Advertiser (MA) they are either reluctant or unable to open on the earmarked 4 July date even if allowed.
Heineken UK’s pub arm, Star Pubs & Bars, has announced plans to deliver point-of-sale, risk assessment support and supplier discounts to its 2,500 pubs as they prepare to resume trade after Covid-19 closure.
Camden Town Brewery has revealed that it will send more than a quarter of a million free pints of To The Pub American pale ale to its on-trade partners as they bid to resume trade after Covid-19 lockdown.
Clarity on whether local authorities can use an additional funding pot to help pub businesses with rateable values over £51,000 has brought little respite for those who initially missed out on grant help.
While a survey by UKHospitality (UKH) found that pubs were the hospitality industry’s most optimistic sub-sector ahead of the resumption of trade in July, the overall picture suggests a long and painful recovery from Covid-19.
When asked whether or not they would actively avoid drinking in a pub if its name or signage had racial connotations or commemorated a historical figure associated with slavery, racism or colonialism, one third (31%) of Brits said they would take their...
It’s being widely reported that Prime Minister Boris Johnson will unveil a raft of relaxed Covid-19 lockdown measures on Tuesday 23 June to pave the way for pubs, bars and restaurants to resume trade on 4 July.