UnitedWeStand

Coronavirus update for pubs 1 April 2020

#unitedwestand

Daily bulletin - Wednesday 1 April

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington delivers a rundown of the latest news for pubs regarding coronavirus including the an update on pub companies cancelling rent and the impact of shut down on the pub property market.

Opportunity knocks: take advantage of a 'drinks to go' offer

#UnitedWeStand

How to launch a 'drinks to go' offer

By Alice Leader

With Britain in lockdown, delivery services have become a survival kit for pubs during the coronavirus storm. But while it’s one element to focus on food, how can operators ensure the best ‘drinks to go’ offer for their loyal customers?

Pandemic pub operation: here are some tips to help you run your business following the introduction of coronavirus legislation

Licensing Hub – Legal with Poppleston Allen

Tips on operating during the pandemic

By Poppleston Allen

In light of the coronavirus legislation now in force, here are some tips to help you navigate through these challenging times.

Vulnerable to crime: what measures can you put in place to ensure the safety of your closed site?

#UnitedWeStand

How to deter crime at your closed site

By Alice Leader

It’s a daunting prospect to work out how you can reinforce your security defences during an already uncertain and vulnerable time.

Difficult processes: there have been calls for banks to make accessing the loans easier for operators

#Unitedwestand

Loan red tape standing in the way of pub security

By Nikkie Thatcher

Businesses looking to borrow less than £250,000 under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) will now not be asked for personal guarantees but operators are still having to jump through hoops to access the funds.

Coronavirus update for pubs 31 March 2020

#UnitedWeStand

Daily Bulletin - Tuesday 31 March

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington delivers a rundown of the latest news for pubs in regard to coronavirus including the welcomed good news that pubs can claim back duty credit for wasted beer.

Waste fears: closing the hospitality trade has meant stock is not being sold through

#UnitedWeStand

Campaign stops £2m of food going to waste

By Nicholas Robinson

Wholesalers and other food bodies have joined forces to prevent produce such as cheese, milk, fruits and meat from going to landfill now the hospitality sector has been shut down.

Pay cut: BrewDog co-founders and its senior team are reducing their salaries to help protect jobs

#Unitedwestand

BrewDog co-founders forgo 2020 salary

By Nikkie Thatcher

Scottish brewer and operator BrewDog co-founders James Watt and Martin Dickie will be sacrificing their salary for 2020 in a bid to protect jobs at the business amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus update for pubs 30 March 2020

#UnitedWeStand

Daily Bulletin - Monday 30 March

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington delivers a rundown of the latest news for pubs in regard to coronavirus. Today, he discusses the announcement by the deputy chief medical officer that it could take up to six months before the country returns...

Help taken: St Austell chief executive Kevin Georgel welcomed the financial support package from the Government

#Unitedwestand

St Austell makes no redundancies

By Nikkie Thatcher

South-west-based St Austell Brewery has announced its plans for a temporary staffing structure including not making a single redundancy amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Soldiering on: Wagestream predicts the sector will see a huge boom when the pandemic blows over after so much homeworking

#UnitedWeStand

Shift availability drops by almost 80% in a month

By Alice Leader

The number of shifts available to workers in the hospitality industry has fallen 76.6% in the past month, showing the impact Covid-19 has had on the sector, new research shows.

Joining forces: The Morning Advertiser has teamed up with partners to launch #UnitedWeStand

#Unitedwestand

Growing support for #UnitedWeStand campaign

By Ed Bedington

As pressure continues to mount on the challenged hospitality sector, the organisers behind industry campaign United We Stand are delighted to announce soft drinks giant Britvic as the latest supplier to back the cause.

Coronavirus update for pubs 27 March 2020

#UnitedWeStand

Daily Bulletin - Friday 27 March

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington delivers a rundown of the latest news for pubs in regard to coronavirus including the help package for self-employed announced last night by the Chancellor.

Donate and preserve: two gastropub operators have shared their tips for shutting down a kitchen

#unitedwestand

What to do with food before closing a pub kitchen

By Emily Hawkins

Many pubs are choosing to close entirely rather than continue their operations as a takeaway or delivery service. Two gastropub operators share their advice to pubs closing down their kitchens about what to do with leftover food.

Coronavirus update for pubs 26 March 2020

#UnitedWeStand

Daily Bulletin - Thursday 26 March

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington delivers a rundown of the latest news for pubs in regard to coronavirus including the growing criticism of the banking sector.

Updated guidance: publicans are still allowed to accommodate key workers during the coronavirus pandemic

#UnitedWeStand

Pub-hotels can still offer accommodation to key workers

By Alice Leader

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has confirmed pub-hotels that have been offering their rooms to key workers on the front line will be allowed to continue to do so.

Security measures: pubs are advised to reinforce their security defences as thieves target closed sites during lockdown

#UnitedWeStand

Thieves target closed pubs for alcohol and cash

By Alice Leader

Closed pubs, restaurants and shops have become “easy pickings” for thieves during the coronavirus lockdown and operators are warned to reinforce their defences.

Coronavirus update for pubs 25 March 2020

#Unitedwestand

Daily bulletin – Wednesday 25 March

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington delivers a rundown of the latest news for pubs in regard to coronavirus including the latest update on offering delivery and takeaways.

Taking the plunge: what you need to know about providing a delivery service to your customers

#UnitedWeStand

How to set up a delivery service

By Alice Leader

While consumers are banned from visiting their beloved local pub due to the development of Covid-19, could putting your mind to a delivery regime be the answer to surviving these uncertain times?

Delivery option: consumers seeking more out-of-home meals

#UnitedWeStand

Brits keen on delivered food

By Nicholas Robinson

Pub and restaurant closures have led Brits to leap into takeaways, as well as food and drink deliveries, with more than half of consumers having food sent to their homes.

Food and drinks permitted: pubs can continue to offer takeaway and delivery services

#Unitedwestand

Pubs can still operate food and drinks takeaway and delivery services

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pubs will still be able to offer food and drinks (including alcohol, subject to licensing conditions) delivery and takeaways while closed to the public, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has confirmed to The Morning Advertiser.

Support is available: if you are struggling with mental health, there are sector-specific and other charities that can help

#unitedwestand

Mental health support for pub staff

By Emily Hawkins

There are several charities offering resources to publicans struggling with their mental health, such as helplines and worksheets.

Coronavirus update for pubs 24 March 2020

#Unitedwestand

Daily bulletin – Tuesday 24 March

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington delivers a rundown of the latest news for pubs in regard to coronavirus.

Alternative options: pubs have previously been allowed to offer delivery and takeaway services

#Unitedwestand

Clarity needed about pubs operating deliveries and takeaways

By Nikkie Thatcher

The pub industry is in need of clarity about the latest guidance from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG), which stated restaurants and cafés can offer food delivery and takeaways while closed to the public – but there...

Cash needed: it may be quicker to access loans rather than grants

#UnitedWeStand

Accessing support for staff pay during Covid-19 crisis

By Guest author – Gary Hemming

As the news keeps rolling out around Government support for business owners during the Covid-19 pandemic, it can be hard to keep track of the latest updates while understanding exactly what you need to do to access support.

Roller coaster of emotions: operator Brendan Padfield shares his experiences of the past fortnight

#unitedwestand

‘Hoping for the best but preparing for the worst’

By Brendan Padfield

Brendan Padfield usually spends his days running the award-winning Unruly Pig pub in Bromeswell, Suffolk. Here, he shares his thoughts about the realities faced by publicans.

Sector support: the latest news for pubs in the battle against Covid-19

#Unitedwestand

Daily bulletin – Monday 23 March

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington delivers a rundown of the latest news for pubs in regard to coronavirus and what the sector is expecting to hear next in terms of financial support.

Keep connected: despite pub closures, a family brewer is keeping the community connected through the launch of its virtual pub

#UnitedWeStand

Virtual pub ‘brings community together’

By Alice Leader

An independent family brewer and pub operator, Wadworth, is keeping its community connected by bringing the essence of a pub virtually through Facebook.

Licence warning: new legislation has come into force that will punish venues that are still open to the public

#Unitedwestand

Non-takeaway pubs could lose licence if they continue to open

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pubs that are still open for people to consume food and drink on the premises will face prohibition notices, potentially unlimited fines and the loss of their alcohol licence, new legislation has stated.

Property of the week

Follow us

Pub Trade Guides

View more