All news articles for August 2021

Top stories: we have pulled together the biggest headlines of the week (image: Getty/TARIK KIZILKAYA)

News round-up: food and drink supply issues dominate the headlines

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Morning Advertiser has rounded up the top stories of this week, including a predicted chicken shortage for pubs alongside the results of a snap poll from The Morning Advertiser revealing how many operators are suffering with beer delivery issues.

Property opportunities: 'While high streets and town centres are suffering culturally due to the loss of so many hospitality businesses, the upshot of this is that there are now units available in excellent locations' (image: Getty/miodrag ignjatovic)

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Opportunities through policy reviews

By Poppleston Allen

The impact of the pandemic and casualties in the hospitality sector are well-documented and, sadly, probably not over yet.

Staff shortage: the vacancies in the accommodation and food sector make up just over a tenth of the UK's overall empty job roles (image: Getty/SolStock)

117,000 job vacancies in hospitality sector

By Nikkie Thatcher

There are currently 117,000 vacancies in the accommodation and food service sector – up from 16,000 for the same period (May to July) in 2020, according to official figures.