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Positive outlook: operators have outlined their thoughts on reopening

It’s all about the customers!

By Ed Bedington

With pubs gearing up for independence day from next Saturday (4 July), The Morning Advertiser spoke to a group of operators to find out what it was they were most looking forward to when it comes to the industry getting back up and running.

Why aren’t some pubs opening on July 4

To open, or not to open…

By Ed Bedington

Not all pubs will be flinging their doors open on Saturday 4 July, with many choosing to wait and see how the public reacts to the new situation.

Stable pub numbers: 228 pubs called last orders in the first half of 2020 compared to 235 for the same period in 2019

Pub closures ‘stabilise’ despite Covid-19 shutdown

By Stuart Stone

The latest figures on pub closures have revealed that the number of pubs in England and Wales calling final orders in the first half of 2020 remained flat year-on-year, despite the enforced closure in March.

Pub business: Jonathan Neame said he was excited about the prospect of reopening

Shepherd Neame reveals reopening rent plan

By Nikkie Thatcher

Kent brewer and operator Shepherd Neame has announced a phased rent proposal for its licensees after the anticipated reopening of pubs on 4 July.

How is Project Pint aiming to help the pub sector?

'The Government needs to get out of the way'

By Ed Bedington

The Government needs to get out of the way and let the sector manage the process of reopening safely, according to leading hospitality investor Charlie McVeigh.

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