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Claiming compensation? ABI has confirmed that there is unlikely to be a new policy cover available for coronavirus currently

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Most pubs not covered for coronavirus

By Alice Leader

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has announced that most businesses would not have purchased cover that will protect their loss of trade from coronavirus, even if Boris Johnson forcibly closes doors.

Tragic times: the restaurant chain has had to temporarily shut its doors as a health precaution

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Hawksmoor temporarily shuts all doors

By Alice Leader

High-end restaurant chain Hawksmoor has felt obligated to make the “most difficult decision we have ever made” by temporarily closing its eateries in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Everything's chip-shape

Chips the right way – In association with McCain

How to get happy customers and good reviews

By Nicholas Robinson

Chips are a mainstay when it comes to eating out of home and you could be heating up your profits through the humble potato, not to mention the positive reviews that will follow.

In-store pub proposal: Lidl plans to integrate a public house into one of its shops

Lidl looks to open first ever in-store pub

By Alice Leader

A Lidl supermarket has lodged an application to open its first pub in one of its stores, with hope of bringing “great value assortment” to its customers.

The Morning Advertiser podcast episode four Simon Emeny Fuller's

The MA Podcast – Ep 4

Fuller's boss Simon Emeny on the future of the pubco

By MA Podcast

In the fourth episode of The MA Podcast, Ed Bedington talks to Fuller's boss Simon Emeny about the pubco's future, threats to the trade and why we should be celebrating success.

Road rage: pub boss seeks to sue council after roadworks cause major disruption for trade

B&K boss to sue council over ‘agony’ roadworks

By Alice Leader

Brewhouse & Kitchen is set to sue a council after it claimed roadworks that lasted more than a year outside one of its sites saw the business make a ‘material loss in trade’.

New fee: the annual payment will include other benefits as a paying member

AA to charge for Rosette scheme

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pubs and restaurants wanting to appear in the the AA's annual guidebook and be eligible for a Rosette will have to pay a yearly fee of £150, plus VAT.

Roll with it: the Great Sausage Roll Off started in 2013

Great Sausage Roll Off returns for 2020

By Nikkie Thatcher

The iconic Great Sausage Roll Off competition is back for the eighth year in a row, held by licensees Claire Morgan and Angus McKean, at Fuller’s pub the Red Lion in Barnes, Greater London.

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