Average drinks sales by value in Britain’s managed pubs, bars, and restaurants in the seven days to Saturday 30 July were 0.6% ahead of the same week in 2019, the latest CGA by NielsenIQ Drinks Recovery Tracker has revealed.
Training facility, Bluestone Academy, has announced the launch of a new apprenticeship programme set to benefit West Wales’ tourism and hospitality sector and due to start this Autumn at Bluestone National Park Resort, in Pembrokeshire.
Hospitality staffing numbers have neared pre-pandemic levels with employee headcount in pubs, bars, hotels, restaurants, and quick service restaurants (QSRs) up 21.7% compared to June 2021, the latest data from Fourth has revealed.
National Pubwatch (NPW) has celebrated its 25th anniversary by handing out commemorative coins, featuring the Red Lion pub in Westminster, London, on one side, to thank people within the industry for their support.
Southwest based brewery and pub company St Austell Brewery has announced the launch of Pub Flex, a new flexible and inclusive career scheme, acknowledging the way people work has changed post-pandemic in a bid to attract more staff.
More than three quarters of licensees operating a partnered pub have praised the advice they receive form their pub company’s Business Development Managers (BDMs), new research conducted by the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has revealed.
Water is a valuable revenue stream in for pubs and bars, worth over £358m annually in licenced and foodservice. Yet, sales are threatened as consumers look to make more sustainable choices by swapping packaged options for tap water, while the sector...
Night-time economy adviser for Greater Manchester and operator Sacha Lord has reiterated worries about the sector’s staffing shortages and called on operators to commit to paying teams the living wage.
Booking platform DesignMyNight has claimed to have taken a record number of bookings to watch the men’s FIFA World Cup with more than 10,000 recorded searches, up 30% in the past month, for ‘hospitality venues hosting World Cup screenings’ five months...
Staff shortages within the hospitality sector have caused almost half (45%) of operators to cut trading hours or capacity in order to cope, costing the industry £21bn in lost revenue, a joint survey by UKHospitality (UKH), the British Institute of Innkeeping...
Multiple operator Star Pubs & Bars, Heineken’s pub arm, has teamed up with consultancy Avocado Social to launch a social media training scheme that will help its pub licensees boost their online awareness.