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No prizes for rushed reopening: ’there is no gold medal for coming out first. We will do this properly, we will do this effectively, and we will do this only once,’ Liberation Group’s Jayson Perfect says

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There’s no gold medal for reopening pubs first

By Stuart Stone

Jayson Perfect says the tide is turning when it comes to reopening locked down sites at Channel Islands-based pub group Liberation – if only there was a word to describe the action of setting them free?

Annual review: Stew & Oyster’s Jay Weir says ‘the past six weeks or so already feel like half a lifetime’

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‘Never let a crisis go to waste’

By Jay Weir, operations director, Stew & Oyster

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.

Leader’s departure: managing director Chris Hopkins is retiring from Hydes Brewery

Hopkins to retire from Hydes

By Ed Bedington

Industry veteran Chris Hopkins has announced he’s stepping down from the managing director role at Manchester-based family brewer Hydes after 22 years at the helm.

Future ideas: Chestnut’s Philip Turner, Black Sheep Brewery’s Andy Slee and Loungers’ Nick Collins laid out the post-lockdown plans

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How are operators planning for post-lockdown?

By Nikkie Thatcher

Social distancing, further innovation and concerns about the end of the furlough scheme are three points operators are taking into consideration when planning to reopen.

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