Industry query: Christopher Snowdon questions if the Government has waged war on the trade


Has the Government declared war on pubs?

By Christopher Snowdon

I have long harboured the suspicion than the ultimate objective of British politics for the last fifteen years has been to destroy the pub trade.

Lockdown support: here's how to access grant funding in the second English lockdown

How to access a lockdown grant

By Emily Hawkins

Pubs will be able to receive a grant of up to £3,000 for the month-long closure beginning Thursday 5 November.

Information needed: the trade has urged the Government provide further clarity of the restrictions

Confusion about alcohol takeaways for pubs

By Nikkie Thatcher

The pub trade is calling for clarity on serving takeaway alcohol while shut, ahead of the nationwide lockdown and enforced closure of hospitality this week (Thursday 5 November).

In need: pub trade demands more support in second lockdown

Lockdown 2.0 'nightmare before Christmas'

By Nicholas Robinson

England's month-long lockdown has been described as a "nightmare before Christmas", with pubs and suppliers to the sector in need of support in addition to furlough.

Extended: Full furlough is back at 80% of salaries

Furlough extended and £1.1bn of support

By Nicholas Robinson

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced a month-long extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme during the second lockdown,

Lockdown: Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces second national lockdown


All pubs to close in national month-long lockdown

By Nicholas Robinson

Pubs and other “non-essential” businesses will be forced to close from Thursday 5 November for a month as the Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces a second national lockdown, a move considered by experts as extremely worrying for the hospitality sector....

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