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What’s in the news 6 November?

Grave concerns about Government strategy

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser’s Ed Bedington spoke to Top 50 Gastropub operator, Brendan Padfield of the Unruly Pig, in Bromeswell, Suffolk, to get his views on the big stories of the past week.

Are pubs serving takeaways eligible for business grants in second lockdown?

Pubs operating takeaways are eligible for grants

By Nikkie Thatcher

Hospitality businesses serving takeaways are able to claim the business grants as their main mode of business has been banned, The Morning Advertiser (MA) has learnt.

When will the second lockdown end?

PM assures ‘lockdown will end on 2 December’

By Nikkie Thatcher

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reiterated the current national lockdown restrictions will expire on 2 December and the tiered system will come into force thereafter.

What restrictions are pubs and bars across Europe operating under?

Where in the world can you go for a pint?

By Stuart Stone

With England moving into its second national lockdown, The Morning Advertiser scoured regulations governing hospitality operators across the rest of Europe to see where in the world beers are still being served.

How much rent are pub companies charging in lockdown?

Pub companies announce lockdown rent plans

By Emily Hawkins

Pub companies including Greene King and Stonegate Pub Company have confirmed rent reductions for tenants to 10% for the second lockdown period.

How are pubs preparing to deal with the second lockdown?

Lockdown revisited

By Ed Bedington

With a second lockdown looming, The Morning Advertiser revisited some of the operators we spoke to during the enforced spring and early summer closure, along with a Great British Pub Award winner, to gauge their response to the news and what preparations...

How will grants, self-employed help and new job scheme impact pubs?

Sunak’s support ‘welcome but still a long way to go’

By Nikkie Thatcher

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak’s latest financial aid announcement including cash grants, extended support for the self-employed and changes to the Job Support Scheme has been met with trepidation from trade bodies.

What is Admiral Taverns doing to help pubs?

'Pubs are not the problem, we’re part of the solution'

By Ed Bedington

“I’m baffled” by the restrictions imposed on the sector and government support is “insufficient”, Chris Jowsey tells The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington in an exclusive video interview on how Admiral Taverns is working to support its tenants in...

When do Glasgow pubs open?

Scottish pubs in 'stranglehold'

By Emily Hawkins

Pubs in the central belt of Scotland have been dealt another blow, with their closure period extended by a further week.

How did the hospitality protest at Parliament go?

Hospitality makes some noise at Parliamentary protest

By Ed Bedington

Crowds of hospitality staff descended on parliament yesterday (Monday 19 October) to make some noise and remind politicians of the ongoing struggles restrictions are causing to the sector.

How does the new jobs scheme compare to furlough?

New job scheme v furlough - which is best?

How does the new jobs scheme compare to furlough?

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Morning Advertiser takes a look at the difference the enhanced Job Support Scheme (JSS) will make to employees on minimum wage compared to the original Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).

Rapidly increasing: 'London is at medium in the Government’s new alert levels. However, Londoners should understand that this could change very quickly – potentially even this week,' a spokesperson for the Mayor of London said

London could be classed as 'high' risk within days

By Stuart Stone

New tier two Covid-19 restrictions banning different households from mixing indoors could be introduced across the capital as early as this week, London Mayor Sadiq Khan has warned.

How has coronavirus impacted pubs in Scotland?

How has coronavirus impacted pubs in Scotland?

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Morning Advertiser takes a look at how coronavirus has affected pubs in Scotland from when lockdown was first announced at the beginning of spring this year.

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