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Support is available: if you are struggling with mental health, there are sector-specific and other charities that can help


Mental health support for pub staff

By Emily Hawkins

There are several charities offering resources to publicans struggling with their mental health, such as helplines and worksheets.

Coronavirus update for pubs 24 March 2020


Daily bulletin – Tuesday 24 March

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington delivers a rundown of the latest news for pubs in regard to coronavirus.

Alternative options: pubs have previously been allowed to offer delivery and takeaway services


Clarity needed about pubs operating deliveries and takeaways

By Nikkie Thatcher

The pub industry is in need of clarity about the latest guidance from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG), which stated restaurants and cafés can offer food delivery and takeaways while closed to the public – but there...

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By Gary Lloyd

Have you got a question about your on-trade business that you can’t find an answer for even though you’ve searched online and listened to Boris’s daily updates? Perhaps The Morning Advertiser can help.

Support received: the new bill has been welcomed by UKHospitality’s Kate Nicholls and the Federation of Small Businesses


Breathing room for commercial tenants announced

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Government has revealed commercial tenants who cannot pay their rent because of coronavirus will be protected from eviction for three months.

Cash needed: it may be quicker to access loans rather than grants


Accessing support for staff pay during Covid-19 crisis

By Guest author – Gary Hemming

As the news keeps rolling out around Government support for business owners during the Covid-19 pandemic, it can be hard to keep track of the latest updates while understanding exactly what you need to do to access support.

Rent relief: Admiral sent a letter of support from chief executive Chris Jowsey to its licensees


Admiral cancels rent for licensees for 5 weeks

By Nikkie Thatcher

Admiral Taverns has cancelled rent payments for its licensees, effective from Saturday 21 March until Thursday 30 April – an end date that will stay under review.

Roller coaster of emotions: operator Brendan Padfield shares his experiences of the past fortnight


‘Hoping for the best but preparing for the worst’

By Brendan Padfield

Brendan Padfield usually spends his days running the award-winning Unruly Pig pub in Bromeswell, Suffolk. Here, he shares his thoughts about the realities faced by publicans.

Sector support: the latest news for pubs in the battle against Covid-19


Daily bulletin – Monday 23 March

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington delivers a rundown of the latest news for pubs in regard to coronavirus and what the sector is expecting to hear next in terms of financial support.

Help given: the Government announced financial measures to assist businesses impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak


How to access coronavirus grants and loans

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub can apply for financial help to pay their staff during the Covid-19 pandemic through measures announced by the Government.

Keep connected: despite pub closures, a family brewer is keeping the community connected through the launch of its virtual pub


Virtual pub ‘brings community together’

By Alice Leader

An independent family brewer and pub operator, Wadworth, is keeping its community connected by bringing the essence of a pub virtually through Facebook.

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