All news articles for June 2021

Government aid: 'Support is needed as much now as it was at the start,' says The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington

The final betrayal?

By Ed Bedington

A further kicking of the can down the road should probably not come as much of a surprise for an industry that has felt the full force of those kicks in the last year and a half.

Building costs: pub operators are soon set to pay business rates and contribute to furlough costs despite no change to lockdown restrictions (image: Konstantin Balezin / Getty)

Pub bosses mourn lost summer

By Emily Hawkins

Pub bosses have warned they are in a “highly precarious position” with payments approaching despite continued trading restrictions.

Unlocking delay: the fourth and final roadmap step has been delayed, the Prime Minister has announced (image: Simon Dawson / No 10 Downing Street via Flickr)

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Four week unlocking delay 'hard to stomach'

By Emily Hawkins

The lifting of lockdown rules has been delayed for up to four weeks as the Prime Minister urged the public to "wait a little longer" until Monday 19 July.

Covid impact: ‘As the effects of pandemic restrictions have seen all venues hit pause on operating as usual, these are felt in a unique way for LGBTQ+ venues and communities’ (Image: Getty/nrqemi)

Opinion – Pride 2021

‘Nights out should be about fun and freedom, not fear’

By Aliyah Rawat, associate trainer, Good Night Out Campaign

As a London-based trainer for Good Night Out Campaign (GNO), an event producer and DJ, I have seen first-hand the precarious position Covid-19 restrictions has placed the industry in.

Cider crisis? ‘Drinks are fashion and the hospitality industry needs propositions that hit the trends as a method of creating value,’ Cider is Wine’s Alistair Morrell says (Image:Getty Images/DenisMArt)

Cider still a ‘relatively underdeveloped’ category

By The Morning Advertiser

Fruit cider flooding the UK on-trade just after the turn of the century saw sweet serves drench both bar tops and fridges – where they remain ubiquitous. The Morning Advertiser (MA) asks ‘have we hit peak cider?’