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Hard to believe: 'Looking back, we had no idea of the challenges we would face including three national lockdowns, tiered and regional reopening strategies,' Greene King CEO Nick Mackenzie explained

Coronavirus: a year of closures

In numbers: 12 months since Boris Johnson told pubs to close

By Stuart Stone

With 20 March marking a year-to-the-day since last orders were called in pubs just days before a first national lockdown, The Morning Advertiser looks back on some of the defining data from the past 12 months.

International Women's Day: we asked dozens of the hospitality sector's future leaders for their opinions on the state of the trade

International Women's Day 2021

Rising stars: the next generation of women leading in the pub sector

By The Morning Advertiser

To celebrate women across the on-trade and showcase the opportunities the next generation are grabbing with both hands, The Morning Advertiser has asked some of the most inspiring people in the sector to share their stories so far.

International Women's Day: we asked dozens of leading women in the hospitality for their opinions on the state of the trade

International Women's Day 2021

Women who've made their mark in the pub sector

By The Morning Advertiser

To champion and celebrate women in the on-trade, at all levels and across a variety of job functions, The Morning Advertiser ​has collected the life stories and advice from some of the most inspiring people in the sector.

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March 2021, The MA is creating a list of 30 inspiring women under-30 to highlight the next generation of leaders in the pub trade

MA to celebrate next generation of pub trade leaders for IWD 2021

By The Morning Advertiser

To celebrate International Women’s Day and raise awareness of the remarkable people we have in the sector, The MA is creating a list of 30 inspiring women under-30 to highlight the next generation of leaders in the pub trade.

A heartfelt 'thank you': 'So many pubs have shown remarkable compassion and resilience since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak – that’s why we’re so keen to support them,' Paul Robertson, head of on-premise at Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) GB said

THE GREAT BRITISH PUB AWARDS - PUB HEROES

Coca-Cola GBPA Pub Hero grants help winners fulfil passion projects

By The Morning Advertiser

After being crowned Pub Heroes in September, The Morning Advertiser revisited a trio of operators who received grants from Coca-Cola’s Community Pub Fund to find out how they had used their five-figure spur.

Leap of faith: ‘I love turning up to work with the scent of hops floating up the spiral stone staircase’

How has 2020 changed people and pubs?

GBPA winner swaps pints for the pulpit

By Reverend Emily Kolltveit, St Mary‘s Church and the Chandos Arms, London

According to Great British Pub Award-winning operator turned ordained Anglican Deacon, Emily Kolltveit, 2020 has been ‘an extraordinary year of highs and lows’. Here she explains how she’s adapted to a new style of service.

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