All news articles for June 2021

Closed for good: the research also found over 8,500 venues of Britain’s pre-Covid total have already shut permanently (image: Getty/amstockphoto)

25,000 licensed venues still to reopen

By Nikkie Thatcher

Just under a quarter (23.7%) of licensed premises in Britain have remained closed despite being permitted to reopen for indoor trading.

Countdown to freedom: the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has urged the Government to lift all sector restrictions on 21 June (image: Getty/nautiluz56)

BBPA launches 'Countdown to Freedom'

By Emily Hawkins

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has launched a campaign imploring the Government to lift coronavirus limits for pubs this month (June).

Game on: ‘A question I have been asked a lot is whether gaming machines are allowed on licensed premises following the updated Covid-19 rules and guidance’ (Image: d1sk/Getty Images)


Level-up: key requirements for pub gaming machines

By Poppleston Allen

As we enter a new period of trading, it is worth brushing up on some of the key requirements for gaming machines in licensed venues in England and Wales.

Category perception: ‘For too long the no and low category has been marred by the stigma that ‘not drinking’ is dull,’ Ellie Webb, founder of non-alcoholic spirit Caleño, says.

‘Low and no isn’t about compromise’

By Stuart Stone

With the help of category experts, The Morning Advertiser pours over some of the ways in which low and no drink producers are raising the bar.