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Opinion piece: 'Normally I prefer cock up theories to conspiracy, but a combination of no science and no support points firmly to the latter,' says Black Sheep Brewery boss Andy Slee

Opinion

Cock up or conspiracy?

By Andy Slee, chairman of Black Sheep Brewery

We learnt recently that the hard working publicans of Britain are worth about 0.5% as much to the Government as a Track & Trace consultant.

Pubco rebrand: 'our ambition is to be the number one community pub company, and next month we will rebrand to ‘Hawthorn: The Community Pub Company’, putting our purpose right at the heart of our business for everybody to see,' Mark Davies explained

Hawthorn Leisure unveils community-focused rebrand

By Stuart Stone

Real estate investment trust NewRiver’s 700-strong pub arm will rebrand as ‘Hawthorn: The Community Pub Company’ as it seeks to become the UK’s number one community operator.

Fuller's finance: 'It has not been easy, but prudent financial management, an estate that is 92% freehold, and a strong balance sheet mean that we will be in the best possible position to get back on a growth trajectory, Simon Emeny explained

Covid measures hit Fuller’s for £22m in six months

By Stuart Stone

Pub operator Fuller, Smith & Turner has revealed a swing of around £40m from profit to loss in its financial results for the 26 weeks to 26 September after its pubs spent more than half of the period in lockdown.

Redundancies reined in? 'Whitbread’s long-term strategy remains as relevant and compelling as ever,' Whitbread CEO Alison Brittain said of the company’s latest financial results

Whitbread could halve job cuts

By Stuart Stone

The operator behind Brewers Fayre, Beefeater and Premier Inn may significantly reduce redundancy plans following the extension of the furlough scheme and vaccine breakthrough.

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