Clarity on whether local authorities can use an additional funding pot to help pub businesses with rateable values over £51,000 has brought little respite for those who initially missed out on grant help.
While a survey by UKHospitality (UKH) found that pubs were the hospitality industry’s most optimistic sub-sector ahead of the resumption of trade in July, the overall picture suggests a long and painful recovery from Covid-19.
When asked whether or not they would actively avoid drinking in a pub if its name or signage had racial connotations or commemorated a historical figure associated with slavery, racism or colonialism, one third (31%) of Brits said they would take their...
It’s being widely reported that Prime Minister Boris Johnson will unveil a raft of relaxed Covid-19 lockdown measures on Tuesday 23 June to pave the way for pubs, bars and restaurants to resume trade on 4 July.
The CEO of Hawthorn Leisure, Mark Davies, has revealed that the operator has made in the region of £6m from pub disposals during lockdown and is confident of recovering a further £1.7m in rent deferred from before 30 June.