The ending of Covid restrictions has been welcomed by hospitality but this was alongside calls for the Government to continue to support the sector after it “has sacrificed more than just about any other part of the economy”, according to trade bodies...
UKHospitality (UKH) has urged the Government to consider how public messaging directly impacts consumer confidence in the future as part of the trade bodies five key support measurements as the UK learns to live with Covid.
The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) has demanded to see the evidence that forced the closure of nightclubs in Wales longer than other businesses but welcomed the news Covid Passes are being scrapped from today (Friday 18 February).
Since the beginning of the pandemic, consumer expectations of cleanliness have been vastly elevated, and helping protect against the spread of illness-causing germs is now a top priority for businesses.
A modest increase in the nation’s managed pub, bar and restaurant groups sales in January were put down to rising consumer confidence and the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, according to the Coffer CGA Business Tracker.
More than half (60%) of consumers disapproved of the level of Government support given to pubs over the course of the pandemic, a new report from The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Pubs (Pubs APPG) has found.
Pub operators could be forgiven for feeling a little like a punching bag of late. Fresh from being the main target when it comes to the Government’s ineffectual control of Covid, we’re now facing a tidal wave of cost when it comes to energy supply.
Rocketing energy bills are crippling the sector at “the worst possible time”, following the impact of Plan B guidance over the festive period and ahead of Government support such as the lower VAT rate and business rates support ending.
A report commissioned by the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA), UKHospitality (UKH), the Tourism Alliance and the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions has revealed keeping VAT at 12.5% could generate £7.7bn of additional turnover over the...
Property news this week includes Diageo's plans for a £73m Guinness microbrewery in London, Whitbread's Bar + Block brand to reach 20 sites and multiple operators take third site with Star Pubs & Bars.
I have had two cases recently where a premise licence held in the tenant’s name lapsed (due to insolvency) requiring me to lodge an urgent application on behalf of the landlord for a new licence. So now is as good a time as ever to look at the protections...
Hospitality will ‘celebrate’ the end of ‘Plan B’ and ‘uncertainty’ as restrictions across the country are lifted, but night-time businesses need to be able to continue trading indefinitely, according to the Night-Time Industries Association (NTIA).
More than two thirds of consumers felt a higher level of confidence when visiting pubs, bars, and restaurants, during December 2021 than at the start of 2021, according to the CGA Consumer Pulse Survey.