All news articles for November 2020

Destination unknown: 'the impact and demands of Brexit are going to be much more difficult to determine due to the pandemic,' UKHospitality's Kate Nicholls said

Brexit countdown

Brexit transition period ends in less than a month

By Stuart Stone

Pushed down the political pecking order by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Britain’s exit from the EU has burst back onto the agenda with less than a month and counting until the Brexit training wheels come off.

Publican Awards: The MA is calling for stories of excellence to send the message that hospitality matters.

Publican Awards aims to celebrate sector

By The Morning Advertiser

The coronavirus crisis has battered our sector, yet companies have remained resilient and strong, supporting their teams and customers. The Morning Advertiser (MA) aims to celebrate this with the launch of the Publican Awards.

How much has lockdown two cost JD Wetherspoon?

Second lockdown ‘costs JDW £14m’

By Nikkie Thatcher

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has estimated the ‘cash burn’ of the month-long enforced closure of its pubs under national lockdown will be approximately £14m.

How much could staff training save pubs during second lockdown?

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How much could upskilling bar staff during lockdown boost pub profits?

By The Morning Advertiser

While skipping keg day and ignoring pour form can leave profits languishing in drip trays, a renewed focus on staff training while venues are closed can help publicans boost their bottom line at a time when it matters most.