Rebuilding the Pub Sector

Pubs leading the way: pubs have been more likely to reopen than restaurant businesses, according to data from CGA

Pub reopenings outstrip restaurants

By Emily Hawkins

Pubs are leading the way in hospitality sector reopenings despite only two thirds of licensed premises resuming trade before the end of July.

Slide: confidence in business future has dipped

Hospitality business confidence slides in just a week

By Nicholas Robinson

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.

Keep fighting: Martyn Cozens, UK on-trade sales director, Molson Coors Beverage Company shares his thoughts on how the sector must work together to recover

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Starting out on the road to recovery

By Martyn Cozens, UK on-trade sales director, Molson Coors Beverage Company

After what feels like a very long three months, our pubs and bars up and down the country have thrown open their doors and welcomed back people who have been dreaming about that long-overdue fresh pint of draught beer or cider.

Staggering figures: the hospitality sector experienced a sales drop of 87% in the second quarter of 2020

£30bn lost revenue in second quarter

By Emily Hawkins

Pubs, restaurants and bars experienced a sales drop of 87% in the second quarter of 2020, which equates to almost £30bn in lost revenue.

Support needed: Marston's CEO was among some 120 hospitality bosses to back a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Government must 'act decisively' with financial support

By Emily Hawkins

More than 100 hospitality industry leaders have written to the Prime Minister backing a support and investment package to rejuvenate the pub and restaurant sectors in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

Successful weekend: licensees who reopened their pubs said trade went well

Super Saturday

Pubs report smooth and safe reopenings

By Nikkie Thatcher

Licensees from across the country have reported successful reopenings over last weekend (Saturday 4 July) with takings on par with 2019.

Need to know: what key updates, news and pieces of guidance should pub operators be aware of before reopening?

What do pubs need to know before reopening?

By Stuart Stone

There’s been a seemingly endless stream of information thrown at pubs, bars and restaurants ahead of the resumption of trade on 4 July. Here’s a checklist of some of the key reopening news and guidance.

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