All news articles for May 2021

Sales results: just under 60% are not trading profitably at present, according to an industry survey (image: Getty/Hakinmhan)

59% of operators trading at a loss

By Nikkie Thatcher

Just four in 10 operators are now trading at profit or expect to be doing so by the end of June, one industry survey has found.

Continuous innovation: ‘The work we’re doing now will help your pub run smarter in the future,’ Richard Stephens, head of technical services at Heineken UK says (Image: herraez/Getty Images)

In association with Heineken

Tech to play ‘even bigger’ role in pubs of the future

By The Morning Advertiser

Understanding data and predictive technology have been highlighted by Heineken as two ‘smart-tech’ trends to look out for in pubs, according to the beer giant’s Pub of the Future report.

Dance again: individuals took part in pilot events that saw clubbing permitted for the first time in over a year (image: Getty/master1305)

Just 15 Covid positive in event pilots

By Emily Hawkins

Just 0.03% of participants in the Government's series of large event pilots tested positive for coronavirus in the process, according to initial reports.