The licensing hours for pubs, bars and clubs will be extended for an extra two hours for three nights over the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend in June, to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne.
Almost two fifths of operators have been forced to cut trading hours to combat cost increases across the board, according to a poll conducted by trade organisations UKHospitality, the British Institute of Innkeeping (BII), the British Beer and Pub Association...
Hospitality needs help bouncing back from its “perilous financial position” in Wednesday’s Spring Statement (23 March), to stave off closures and save thousands of jobs, said night-time economy adviser for Greater Manchester Sacha Lord.
The MA’s Gary Lloyd caught up with night time economy adviser for Greater Manchester Sacha Lord to get his views on the two-year anniversary of when Boris Johnson told people not to go to pubs before closing them, the upcoming Spring Statement, cost of...
By Suraj Desor, associate solicitor at Poppleston Allen
We are now into the second year since the provisions of the Business & Planning Act were introduced by the Government in July 2020, with a view to helping licensees trade as they reopened post- pandemic.
Trade bodies have lamented the two-year anniversary of the closure of the pub sector and called on the Government to help the sector if it is to stand a better chance of recovering from economic adversity.
The Office of National Statistics’ latest labour market overview, which showed industries continuing to recover from the pandemic, was “positive news” for hospitality, yet the sector was still fragile, according to UKHospitality (UKH).
The UK’s night-time economy faces a “new period of darkness” amid the cost of living crisis, according to the Great Manchester night-time economy adviser Sacha Lord, ahead of the Chancellor’s spring statement next Wednesday (23 March).
‘One strike and you’re out’ – that’s the conclusion of a Hygiene Matters consumer report that shows hygiene is a key decision driver when choosing where to go for a drink, meal or order takeaway for delivery.
Hospitality businesses across the UK have seen energy bills rise by 150% or more when compared to pre-pandemic levels, equivalent to an £800m additional cost to the sector, according to the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA).
Following the Government's Living with Covid plan being published last week, The Morning Advertiser has taken a deep dive into the rules and regulations the sector has faced amid the pandemic over the past two years.
Rebecca and Tony Bayliss have used their pub the Maldon Grey in Sudbury, Suffolk, to help fundraise through their campaign, TeiganSmile, to support their child who developed cerebral palsy after being kissed on the lips as a newborn baby.
Keeping the 12.5% VAT rate on food, soft drinks and accommodation is the most preferred ask from operators to the Government ahead of the Chancellor's Spring Statement next month (March), a flash survey has shown.
The possibility of further lockdowns is over according to Peter Hansen of Sapient Corporate Finance because the Government “cannot afford it”, he said while speaking at the MA Leaders Club conference at Fabric nightclub, in London, on Thursday 24 February.
The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has called for exemptions to the proposed ‘Duty to Notify’ requirements for pubs detailed as part of the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Community and Treasury’s joint technical consultation on moving...