All news articles for July 2020

Pub awards: this category celebrates pubs that have supported front line workers

Great British Pub Awards

Are you a GBPA Hero? Front Line Support

By Ed Bedington

One of the key difficulties faced during lockdown was supporting front line workers, and pubs did not shy away from the challenge.

Committed AF: “at BrewDog, we are on a mission to prove that alcohol-free does not equate to taste-free,

In association with BrewDog

Why draught alcohol-free beer is a winner

By Stuart Stone

Alcohol-free beer has long been the preserve of the fridge, but new brewing techniques and a 'punk' focus could see that change as BrewDog looks to put its stink on the sprouting category.

Cost burden: UKHospitality (UKH) chief executive Kate Nicholls has said new measures to tackle obesity could have a detrimental impact on pubs and restaurants

Government obesity measures ‘slap in the face’ for pubs

By Emily Hawkins

UKHospitality (UKH) chief executive Kate Nicholls has said the Government’s obesity strategy, which includes compulsory calorie information on menus, signals extra pressure for businesses already struggling.

Reopening unlikely: news of Government support for grassroots music venues will be welcome news for sites such as the Fiddler's Elbow in north London

Grants of up to £80k for music pubs

By Emily Hawkins

Grassroots music venues at immediate risk of permanent closure will receive £2.25m emergency funding, the Government has announced.

Analysis needed:

Professional support vital on pub trigger event claims, PCA warns

By Ed Bedington

The pubs code adjudicator (PCA) is seeking to clarify the situation when it comes to trigger events for pubs in light of the ongoing challenges to the hospitality sector, however operators are being warned to seek professional advice before proceeding.

Food for thought: the Great British Pub Awards are open for entries

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Are you a GBPA Hero? Feeding the Community

By Ed Bedington

Pubs are a vital lifeline for many in the community and despite the challenges of lockdown, many pubs continued to provide meals to vulnerable people.

Future: The MA will focus on its growing online audience as well as F2F events

Morning Advertiser update

The MA's digital future

By Chris Lowe, Morning Advertiser Publisher

All of us have had to adapt our personal and business lives in ways we have never experienced before – and in its 226 years, The MA has lived through two world wars, several financial collapses and various revolutions.

Relaxed: the French had returned to normality quickly


How does French hospitality trade post-lockdown?

By Elaine Beckett, Darls communication

Hospitality trade communications specialist Elaine Beckett writes about what it’s like in French bars and restaurants post coronavirus lockdown.