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In need: pub trade demands more support in second lockdown

Lockdown 2.0 'nightmare before Christmas'

By Nicholas Robinson

England's month-long lockdown has been described as a "nightmare before Christmas", with pubs and suppliers to the sector in need of support in addition to furlough.

Extended: Full furlough is back at 80% of salaries

Furlough extended and £1.1bn of support

By Nicholas Robinson

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced a month-long extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme during the second lockdown,

Lockdown: Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces second national lockdown

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All pubs to close in national month-long lockdown

By Nicholas Robinson

Pubs and other “non-essential” businesses will be forced to close from Thursday 5 November for a month as the Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces a second national lockdown, a move considered by experts as extremely worrying for the hospitality sector....

In talks: South Yorkshire leaders discuss tier three

South Yorkshire moving to tier three

By Nicholas Robinson

South Yorkshire pubs will face tough tier three rules from this Saturday (24 October), it has been announced following lengthy discussions.

New date: face coverings will now be required to be worn by customers and staff from tomorrow (Thursday 24 September)

Face covering requirement date brought forward

By Nikkie Thatcher

The requirement for pub staff and customers to wear face coverings inside has been moved to tomorrow (Thursday 24 September) despite the Cabinet Office previously confirming to The Morning Advertiser that it would be enforced from Monday (28 September).

Increased risk: the UK alert level has risen from three to four

Government 10pm curfew 'crushing blow'

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Government's plan to impose a 10pm curfew to all pubs, bars, restaurants and other hospitality businesses has been labelled 'a crushing blow' for trade.

Rule of six: 'You must not meet socially in groups of more than six and if you do, you will be breaking the law,' Boris Johnson explained

‘Rule of six’ comes into force today

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Government’s ‘rule of six’ will be enforced from today (Monday 14 September) meaning those breaking it could be arrested.