The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has called for Government intervention after its research showed an average of just over 5 pubs a week (290 in total) were demolished or converted to another use in 2021.
Government must act now to help businesses experiencing an “acutely painful” time as the Chancellor's statement yesterday (Thursday 26 May) "left the fortunes of the hospitality sector hanging in the balance", according to the Beer and...
Government must take decisive action in introducing relief, such as a reduction of VAT, for the hospitality sector following the exposure of its actions during lockdown, the Night-Time Industries Association (NTIA) has stated.
UKHospitality (UKH) has warned UK railway strikes, announced yesterday, will jeopardise the hospitality sector’s recovery from Covid, with the Night Time Trade Association stating the move sent a "shockwave" through the industry.
The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has called for greater flexibility and transparency within the Packaging Waste Recycling Note (PRN) scheme to reduce volatility in the market and welcomed many of the proposed measures to help achieve this....
Trade body UKHospitality (UKH) has announced the release of its latest report, Level Up Hospitality – Level Up Society, highlighting how the sector is uniquely positioned to deliver growth and opportunity across the country.
UKHospitality (UKH) and the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) have shown support for the Government’s proposed online sales tax but warned the sector must be given due consideration to level the playing field and avoid double-taxation.
The upcoming Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend could result in an estimated 90m pints sold, providing a £105m boost for hospitality businesses, according to the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA).
The Night-Time Industries Association (NTIA) has planned to bring its campaign to establish a Night-Time Economy (NTE) Advisors in every major city in the UK to Brighton Music Conference on Friday 27 May.
Simply Business has urged for long-lasting Government help for small businesses, with one in six believing they would never recover from the pandemic, with “crippling” inflation rates worsening the “eye-watering” costs of Covid.
UKHospitality Cymru (UKH) has urged the public to back local businesses and visit Wales’ hospitality sites throughout the holiday season, in light of the start of Wales Tourism Week 2022 yesterday (Monday 16 May).
Almost one fifth of operators (19%) felt a shortage of security staff was limiting trading hours while 75% felt it has impacted their ability to protect the public, figures released today (Monday 16 May) from the Night-Time Industries Association (NTIA)...
One in six students said they have had their drink spiked at a nightlife venue, with 80% believing venues were not doing enough to reduce the risk of spiking, the third edition of Stint’s The Students Sentiment Tracker revealed.
Average sales by value in managed pubs, bars, and restaurants in the seven days to Saturday 7 May were 3% up on the same week in 2019 in the third best result so far this year, according to the latest CGA Drinks Recovery Tracker.
Consumer confidence fell for the third consecutive quarter in Q1 2022 but the percentage of consumers spending more on restaurants rose by nine points quarter-on-quarter, according to data from the Deloitte Consumer Tracker.
The Queen’s opening speech in the House of Lords yesterday (Tuesday 10 May) proved “an opportunity missed” as the hospitality industry needs “concrete action” to reduce the burdens faced by the sector.
Consumer card spending grew 18.1% in April compared with the same period in 2019, however, inflation and rising living costs impacted the hospitality sector with smaller uplifts than March, data from Barclaycard has shown.
The year has kicked off to a strong start for the country pub market across the home counties, with business property adviser Christie & Co’s hospitality team completing on six individual pub sales across the region during March alone.
Making the extra bank holiday for the Queens Platinum Jubilee a permanent fixture would be a fitting tribute but thanking the service industry would be a better celebration according to licensees across the sector.
The Bank of England is today (Thursday 5 May) expected to announce the biggest increase to its base interest rate in 13 years, from 0.75% to 1%, in a bid to tackle inflation amid soaring food prices, according to a report by Sky News.
A 24/7 helpline, run by the Drinks Trust, is now available to all members of the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA), as the organisations rally together to combat mental health stigma within the night-time economy.
Brexit Opportunities Minister Jacob Reese-Mogg has announced a fourth delay in the commencement of post-Brexit checks on EU goods in a move he claimed would save British businesses £1bn in annual costs.