All news articles for October 2021

Consumers enjoyed more time in pubs and restaurant this month (Credit: Getty/ Henrik Sorensen)

Pubs and bars enjoy 43.5% boost during September

By Rebecca Weller

Pubs, bars and clubs benefited from a 43.5% boost during September while entertainment saw its strongest growth in more than two years with an increase of 28 % owing to new film releases, gigs and theatre shows encouraging Brits back to venues.

Tap the Admiral: Admiral Taverns now has a portfolio of circa 1,600 pubs

Admiral Taverns through the years

By Gary Lloyd

The Morning Advertiser examines the history of Admiral Taverns and its mergers and acquisitions activity throughout the years.

Leading the way: (left to right) Jaega Wise, Clement Ogbonnaya and Lorraine Copes

Where are black leaders in the pub and brewing sector?

By Gary Lloyd

The hospitality industry provided work for some 1.8 million people when the pandemic struck last year, of which 17% of the total workforce from the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) category was represented.

What's in the news 8 October?

The MA's Review of the Week

Honesty needed in minimum wage debate

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington catches up with the Vaulkhard Group's Ollie Vaulkhard to get his thoughts on the latest headlines affecting the pub sector.

Buyer sought: the Grove Hotel in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire is one of the sites featured in the package

SA Brain puts 99-pub package on the market

By Nikkie Thatcher

Cardiff-based brewer and operator SA Brain & Co is seeking a buyer for 99 pubs, which are currently let to Marston’s Estates on 25-year leases.