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Trade impact: excluding hospitality businesses from the 'Christmas bubble' plan demonstrates 'muddled thinking and will cause the sector yet more harm,' UKHospitality boss Kate Nicholls said

Christmas bubble plan ‘makes mockery’ of trade

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Government’s proposed plans to ease restrictions and allow people to form a “Christmas bubble” makes a mockery of the additional measures on pubs, one trade body has stated.

New rules: Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a statement to MPs in the House of Commons

11pm curfew and new tiers confirmed

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pubs will face a raft of new rules including an 11pm curfew and a change in local tiered restrictions when lockdown is eased, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced today (Monday 23 November).

Trade hit: 'Coronavirus has had a profound impact on the UK pub market, with more than half of its value set to be wiped off in 2020', says Lumina Intelligence insights and communications director Sarah Coleman

Coronavirus wipes £14bn off pub market value

By Nikkie Thatcher

Lumina Intelligence UK Pub Market Report 2020 found this year, the pub market is set to be worth £9bn with the impact of the pandemic wiping 61% (£14bn) off its value.

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