All news articles for July 2021

What’s in the news 29 July

Review of the Week

Pingdemic fuels no-show excuses and wine woes

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser’s Ed Bedington and Frisco Group managing director Heath Ball reflect on the week’s headlines and how the pingdemic is ratcheting up and fuelling no shows.

Sales results: Trading has been 'volatile' for the managed pub company

Mitchells & Butlers: Trading has been 'volatile'

By Michelle Perrett

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B), the operator of managed restaurants and pubs including Harvester, Toby Carvery and Nicholson's, has revealed sales have been “volatile” since full reopening on Monday 17 May.

Rules in place: while restrictions have eased for pubs, the Government guidance states risk assessments remain a legal requirement under health and safety law (image: Getty/da-kuk)

Licensing hub - legal with Poppleston Allen

Legal Q&A: Gov guidance confusion and hot food sales

By Richard Bradley, Poppleston Allen

The latest legal Q&A with specialists Poppleston Allen tackles confusion over Government guidance alongside the sale of hot food rules.