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Coronavirus update for pubs 24 March 2020

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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.

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

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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.

Coronavirus update for pubs Friday

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Daily bulletin 20 March

By Ed Bedington

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

All about the 'Gram: how to make your drink a social media star

In association with Diageo

How to make a drink Instagrammable

By Nicholas Robinson

The phrase ‘people are drinking less, but better’ is well-used, but gives the pub and bar trade something they can really use to their advantage.

Variety of sports: people want to watch all types of sports fixtures

In association with Molson Coors, Diageo and Sky

Make your pub the perfect place to watch sport

By Stuart Stone

According to Ipsos MORI’s Out of Home Viewing Panel, 2.1m fans watch sport on TV in out of home venues such as pubs and bars at least once a week. But how can operators upgrade their venue to cash in?

Hit me with your best Cott: publican of the Cott Inn, Mark Annear, claims ‘this is seriously a great accolade and we're really pleased to get it’

GBPA 2019: what the winners had to say

By Stuart Stone

The Morning Advertiser (MA) spoke to the 2019 Great British Pub Award winners to find out what it felt like to strike gold at the ‘pub Oscars’.

Let's dance: The Foundry's Mark Joseph explains that establishing a good reputation through sport has driven customers to other events at the pub such as discos

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Meet the GBPA best for sport finalists: The Foundry, Aberdeen, Scotland

By MA Editorial

Making its debut as a finalist in the ‘best for sport’ category at the 2019 Great British Pub Awards – and the category’s only representative from north of the border – why is sport is so important to The Foundry in Aberdeen?

Six of the best: finalists in the Best for Sport category at the 2019 Great British Pub Awards explain why sport is so important to their businesses

Sponsored by Sky Sports

How can showing sport boost your business?

By MA Editorial

We spoke to the six finalists in the ‘best for sport’ category at the 2019 Great British Pub Awards to find out how sport gives their business that winning feeling.

Happy Birthday: UK Hospitality celebrates one year in

UK Hospitality bangs battle drum louder one year in

By Nicholas Robinson

Following its creation last year, UK Hospitality has pledged to fight harder than ever for the trade as chief executive Kate Nicholls outlines the industry’s strengths in an anniversary statement.

Joined forces: female operators gathered to talk about women's roles in the industry

In association with Knorr

How can we push sex equality in the pub trade?

By Nikkie Sutton

Equality is a hot topic on the lips of everyone at the moment but hospitality needs to encourage more women to get into the trade and ensure they are treated equally once they get there.

International Women's Day: Sally Abé

International Women's Day

How the Harwood Arms' head chef Sally Abé got there

By Emily Hawkins

London's only Michelin-starred gastropub is headed by Sally Abé. In this feature, supported by Knorr, she gives advice on how to get to the top and argues that we need to challenge the "macho image" of kitchens.

International Women's Day: Donna Berry

International Women's Day

How Donna Berry became the chef she is today

By Emily Hawkins

Donna Berry is a straight talker and will not let anyone disrespect her or her staff. In this feature, supported by Knorr, Donna outlines her career and accolades so far.

International Women's Day: Stosie Madi

International Women's Day

Stosie Madi on her career so far

By Emily Hawkins

Lancashire-based gastropub chef and owner Stosie Madi is whirlwind, who uses her travels to inform her menu creation. In this piece supported by Knorr, Madi reveals the secrets to her success.

International Women's Day: Emily Watkins

International Women's Day

How did Emily Watkins reach the top?

By Emily Hawkins

Nationally-acclaimed chef Emily Watkins tells her story, gives advice to others who want to reach the top and reveals her plans for the future in this piece for International Women's Day, supported by Knorr.

Revenue driver: Phil Cutter, licensee of the Murderers, has used Formula One to boost his pub's bottom line

In association with Sky Sports

How can Formula One drive footfall?

By MA Editorial

Hear how Phil Cutter, licensee of the Murderers pub in Norwich and sport category finalist at the 2018 Great British Pub Awards has used Formula One to boost business.

Pub picks: Natalie Coleshill, licensee of the Milford Arms in West London, discusses her sporting picks for the year ahead

In association with Sky Sports

What sport can pubs look forward to in 2019?

By MA Editorial

Natalie Coleshill of The Milford Arms in Hounslow, west London, previews what live sport pubs can look forward to in 2019.

Children in pubs: Poppleston Allen's Graeme Cushion discusses what pub operators need to know about youngsters in pubs

Licensing Hub – Legal with Poppleston Allen

Need to know: children in pubs

By Poppleston Allen

The questions of whether children can work in licensed premises or indeed be in those premises as a customer are ones that sometimes cause confusion and therefore may benefit from some clarification.

Friendly face: making sure the working culture is good will lead to happy customers

In association with Barclaycard

Create company culture like Hippo Inns

By Stuart Stone

It may be a struggle to attract staff but if you get the right people, train and treat them well, you will get rewards

Compliance check: make sure you know which regulations apply to your business says Poppleston Allen's Hannah Price

Licensing Hub – Legal with Poppleston Allen

Need to know: protecting your business from potential prosecution

By Poppleston Allen

Whether you are looking to take over an existing premises or starting from scratch, it is not always clear which regulations apply to your business and how you achieve compliance with them.

Experience: how to build an entertainment-led pub business

In association with Barclaycard

How to grow an experience-led pubco like Pelle Pub Company

By Robert Mann

Building a pub company without a point of difference just won’t cut it these days. However, those that deliver a unique experience in their sites are set up for a fruitful future

Get it right: there's a skill to taking card payments right

In association with Barclaycard

Cash is dead: Long live the card

By Nicholas Robinson

With most consumers now adopting the Queen’s technique of never carrying cash, it has seldom been more important for pubs to get their card payment strategy just right.

Celebrating excellence: the 2018 John Smith's Great British Pub Awards put a spotlight on the pub industry's best and brightest

Video: Great British Pub Awards 2018

By Emily Hawkins

Publicans celebrated the success of their operations and cheered on industry peers at the John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards.

Overall champion: host Russell Kane, Heineken on-trade director Chris Jowsey and The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington with Great British Pub of the Year winner Heath Ball from the Red Lion & Sun

GBPA 2018: What the winners had to say

By Nikkie Sutton

The Morning Advertiser spoke to some of the award winners at the John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards to find out how it felt to win at the ‘pub Oscars’.

Pub gardens and licensing laws, beer, legal

Licensing Hub – Legal with Poppleston Allen

Need to know: pub beer gardens and licensing laws

By Poppleston Allen

The pub garden, be it a grassed expanse, an inner city stone flagged sanctum or an elaborately planted feast for the eyes, is always a much sought-after idyll for a drink or a meal.

Team spirit: Staith House staff celebrate a clean service

How the Staith House’s John Calton launched a second site

By Nicholas Robinson

Five years in and the dynamic trio behind the success of the Staith House, in North Shields, Tyne & Wear, are setting their sights on the future of the gastropub, which has come a long way from its beginnings as a ramshackle quayside boozer.

Expert opinion: Lisa Sharkey doesn't see much early impact for licensing from Brexit negotiations

Licensing Hub – Legal with Poppleston Allen

How could Brexit affect licensing laws for pubs?

By Poppleston Allen

With less than nine months to go until the UK leaves the European Union (EU), Lisa Sharkey, managing partner at law firm Poppleston Allen, outlines the impact Brexit could have on the country’s licensing laws.

The power of four: Oxford Blue has the perfect recipe for success

In association with Schweppes

What’s gastropub the Oxford Blue’s secret to success?

By Nicholas Robinson

The Oxford Blue represents the skills and passions of the four people behind it. Steven Ellis is the chef-proprietor and is engaged to head pastry chef Ami Blakey. Meanwhile, husband and wife Daniel Crump and Margriet Vandezande-Crump head front of house

Night to remember: the 2018 Publican Award winners will be revealed at the Battersea Evolution on 13 March

Video: Publican Awards judging day 2018

By Stuart Stone

On Monday 5 January nominees for the 2018 Publican Awards descended on London from across the country for their final chance to dazzle the judges before winners are announced on 13 March at the Battersea Evolution.

2017 review: a lot has happened in the pub trade this year

A year in the pub trade: 2017 review

By Georgina Townshend

From the freeze of beer duty, the Punch-Heineken deal, pub-specific business rates reductions, to the 10-year anniversary of the smoking ban, a lot has happened in the pub trade during 2017.

Absolut cocktail: the Porn Star Martini

In association with Pernod Ricard UK

Make the perfect Porn Star Martini

By Nicholas Robinson

There is nothing quite like a Porn Star Martini. Not only do you combine the freshness of passion fruit and pineapple with the richness of vanilla, wrapped up in a hit of vodka, you also get another drink on the side.

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