The Morning Advertiser (MA) spoke to a number of brewers-cum-bar operators about the recent changes to Small Brewers Relief (SBR) and the impact it could have on both their businesses and the wider pub sector.
Pub and other hospitality operators have said confidence in the future of their businesses is not as strong compared with a week ago, according to the results of the latest Hospitality Leaders poll by Lumina.
The Bank of England has predicted that the economy will not shrink as much as first thought following the coronavirus pandemic, but it will take longer to recover while job losses are likely to hit 7.5% later this year and average earnings likely to shrink....
From mask wearers at the same table chatting by text to a hunger for independent venues, The Morning Advertiser sifts through new insight to see what behaviour operators have picked up on since lockdown.
The number of hospitality and tourism companies going bust slumped to the lowest levels for almost 10 years during lockdown, despite having little or no trade during the closure period, new analysis has found.
The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has backed calls from the Local Government Association (LGA) to ringfence £1bn in grant funding that would otherwise be clawed back by the Government to help pubs affected by lockdown.