Reaching out: the letter outlines various measures that could help the pub trade

BII calls on Chancellor to safeguard pubs’ future

By Nikkie Thatcher

The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) has written to Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak asking for further grants, extensions to both the full furlough and Bounce Back Loan schemes as well as a longer business rates holiday.

What is the BII doing to help pubs?

The sector is 'running out of time'

By Ed Bedington

The sector is running out of time and desperately needs clarity on reopening guidelines, according to the boss of the British Institute of Innkeeping (BII).

Time to prepare: the Government's delay in announcing when pubs can reopen has forced many of them to take financial risks, the BBPA said

BBPA demands reopening date urgently

By Emily Hawkins

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has reiterated its demands for the Government to provide pubs with a definitive date on when they will be allowed to reopen, after it missed the deadline set by the trade organisation.

Redundancies possible: the trade body representing Welsh pubs said an opening date is sorely needed to protect jobs


Frustration over lack of date clarity in Wales

By Emily Hawkins

The Welsh governments has still not yet proposed a date for when pubs will be able to open from, despite calls to give publicans more information.

Confused operators: publicans have said they need more clarity from the Government after speculation about reopening rules


Confusion over reopening rules as Government silent

By Emily Hawkins

The pub sector has called on the Government to clarify when it will reveal more details about reopening, following media speculation about what they will be permitted to do.

Government announcement: more information about the flexibility of the furlough scheme is due this week


Further furlough details expected this week

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Government is set to announce further guidance on the flexible furlough scheme and how employers should calculate claims later this week (Friday 12 June).

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