All news articles for December 2021

What's in the news 17 December

The MA's Review of the Week

'The least Mad Friday we've had for years...'

By Ed Bedington

With Christmas looming, The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington caught up with Revolution Bars CEO Rob Pitcher to get his take on the headlines of the week, from the lack of support from Rishi, through to the "over-reaction" in Wales which...

The Morning Advertiser Lock In Podcast episode 34

The Lock In Podcast

Christmas woes and financial thoughts...

By Ed Bedington

The Lock In team sign off the year with a focus on how operators can maximise the most of the current situation and plan for the worst in the New Year. From some great advice on how to offset or extend bounceback loans to best practice on handling reservations...

Crucial trading period: December revenue has been predicted to drop by a further quarter (Credit: Getty/wutwhanfoto)

December revenue predicted to drop by a quarter

By Rebecca Weller

The Government need to step in and provide financial help before it’s too late as December revenue for the hospitality sector has been predicted to drop by a further quarter, according to industry body UKHospitality.

Christmas cheer: new beverages on the market

New products round-up

Festive drinks released in time for Christmas

By Gary Lloyd

Burleighs has employed a rare production process to make its limited-edition Christmas Gin, Tuscan Tree targets a sequel Aperitivo, Vida Wines & Spirits shows off a few of its wines, Netherlands-based Ful launches its Spirulina Fizz trio and Liquid...

The Night-Time Industry Association: CEO Michael Kill asked

NTIA urges the Chancellor to 'come out of hiding'

By Rebecca Weller

The Night-Time Industries Associations (NTIA) has called on the Chancellor to "come out of hiding" following a week of "sledgehammer" announcements for the sector, and outline how hospitality businesses will be supported through the...

Is there any support for the pub sector?

Support needed now, not later, pub boss warns

By Ed Bedington

Further Government support ahead of any future potential restrictions is “critical” for the pub sector, according to one of the UK’s leading operators.