As I look back on my first year as ops director of Yorkshire-based pub operator Stew & Oyster, to say it hasn’t quite been what I was expecting would be like saying beer is moderately palatable – rather an understatement.
Revolution Bars Group has announced that a £16.5m loan provided under the Government’s Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS) will help the operator survive the novel coronavirus emergency.
Tom Talbot of Livelyhood Pub Company and City Pub Group’s Clive Watson dialled in to MA500’s online conference to discuss what Covid-19 financial support they had received and how it had helped their businesses survive shutdown.
BrewDog co-founder James Watt and The Inn Collection Group commercial and compliance manager Gary Turner will be outlining how they are keeping staff engaged at the digital MA500 conference later this week (Thursday 14 May).
With the unprecedented shutdown of society ongoing, The Morning Advertiser is striving to find new ways to keep our readership informed and head of the game wherever possible, and the MA500 is no exception.