Rebuilding the Pub Sector

Pub poll: 61% of those quizzed by Streetbees said they don’t have faith in the Government to protect pubs, with 57% supporting the appointment of a hospitality minister

Public lacks faith in Gov's support for pubs

By Stuart Stone

New research shows the majority of Brits have lost confidence in the Government to support the ailing pub sector, and more than half back the appointment of a hospitality minister.

What were the biggest pub job stories of 2020?

Jobs round-up

Biggest pub job and company news in 2020

By Stuart Stone

In the final jobs round-up of 2020 The Morning Advertiser (MA) reflects on 18 of the biggest people move, job, training and company updates from the past year.

Sector reset: 'beyond the annoyance and frustration of the Government I do feel hopeful, we will survive and thrive'

How has 2020 changed people and pubs?

‘2021 is a major opportunity for a reset of our industry’

By Piers Baker, the Sun Inn, Dedham and Church Street Tavern, Colchester, both Essex

In the second instalment in our series looking back on the last 12 months, Piers Baker explains that 2020 hasn't necessarily changed his pub but highlighted the importance of people to both it and the wider industry.

Covid recovery: Lumina Intelligence’s UK Pub Market Report 2020 found that the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has wiped 61% (£14bn) off the sector’s value

Analysis

14 ways in which Covid-19 is changing the UK pub market

By Stuart Stone

A new report from Lumina Intelligence has found that coronavirus has carved 14bn off the sector’s value – but what specific symptoms has the trade shown, and what could its recovery look like?

New challenges: 'It’s been the most challenging period for the last eight years, but as the expression goes, when you’re going through hell, just keep going,' said CGA's Phil Tate

CGA: ‘We will pull through this crisis’

By Georgia Cronin, MCA

The sector is living through its toughest period in eight years, but consumer data proves it will pull through, CGA chief executive Phil Tate has said.

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