Britain’s managed pub, bar and restaurant groups suffered a double-digit sales drop from pre-Covid levels in December, yet pubs and bars were hit particularly hard over the festive period, the latest CGA Business Tracker revealed.
The announcement of coronavirus restrictions in Scotland being lifted as from Monday (24 January) has been welcomed by hospitality trade bodies, however the sector has called for clarity regarding dancefloors.
Hospitality Ulster has called for strict measures to be lifted and nightclubs reopened in Northern Ireland, after data revealed the week commencing 3 January 2022 to be hospitality’s worst week of trading in two months.
The party has started again for Revolution with a £300k revamp at a site in Leeds, properties have been put on the market in Scotland and North Yorkshire while GK has invested jointly on a Wirral pub and Baker Hospitality takes on a third site.
Investment in tied pubs could be a significant element to recovery in the sector. The pubs code supports this while balancing protection of tenants, ensuring they are informed and advised on their rights and the effect of proposed investments. I’d like...
Technology and social media played a key part in attracting younger people to hospitality venues, but most teenagers craved in-person interaction, new research from hospitality tech firm Zonal has shown.
Chris Seaby, head of food and beverage development at Whitbread, who joined the pub restaurant and hotel operator last year after 26 years at retailer M&S, offers tips on plant-based food and shares insights on Whitbread’s Veganuary offer