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Key to community: the Rose & Crown lockdown shop is a success

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Lockdown shop is a hit with locals

By Ed Bedington

Pubs continue to adapt and evolve in a bid to survive the current coronavirus crisis. The Morning Advertiser visited the Rose & Crown in Cuckfield, West Sussex, to find out how new licensee James Clark has turned his once-thriving local into a real...

Cancellation calls: Unite the union says ‘there needs to be a structured Government-led plan for the industry’

Unite joins calls to cancel pub rent

By Stuart Stone

Unite the union has joined calls for the cancellation of rent on closed pubs as it seeks to prevent mass closures and jobs losses as a consequence of the Covid-19 emergency.

Critical support: the Coronavirus Jobs Retention Scheme has been an ‘absolute lifesaver’ according to Livelyhood Pub Group's Tom Talbot

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‘The state aid we’ve received has helped us survive’

By Stuart Stone

Tom Talbot of Livelyhood Pub Company and City Pub Group’s Clive Watson dialled in to MA500’s online conference to discuss what Covid-19 financial support they had received and how it had helped their businesses survive shutdown.

Breathing room: what difference could adopting WHO’s one-metre social distancing guidance make to the UK’s pubs after lockdown ends?

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Scaled down social distancing ‘might just save’ pubs

By Stuart Stone

While Brits were doing their best to enjoy a VE Day bank holiday weekend in lockdown, Denmark cut social distancing from two metres to one metre in line with World Health Organisation (WHO) guidance. Could a similar step help UK pubs when the time comes...

Beer to help: further support is needed to prevent hospitality businesses and jobs being lost, according to Carlsberg

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Carlsberg UK launches Covid-19 pub support hub

By Stuart Stone

Carlsberg UK has launched a new digital platform that enables pub regulars to buy from and donate to their local during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

We can do this: 'tell us how we can help, where you’re having problems and what can be done to resolve them,' MA managing editor Nicholas Robinson says

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'There’s no option other than fight'

By Nicholas Robinson

‘Frustrated’ doesn’t seem to cut the mustard right now, nor does difficult, trying, testing, tough or troubling.

Surreal scenario: online meetings can be difficult and time consuming

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Top tips: thoughts on Covid-19

By Poppleston Allen

It is difficult to even think of ‘tips’ let alone ‘top’ ones in a world that is now completely tip-less.