Future-proofing: 'The post-pandemic pub experience is markedly different to what we’ve historically been used to, with businesses having to dramatically change the way they operate'

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Future-proofing your pub as restrictions begin to lift

By Fionn Hart, UK country manager at Flipdish

As Boris announced the return of indoor dining from 17 May, the industry breathed a sigh of relief as pubs and bars were finally able to welcome customers over the threshold after a tumultuous year of lockdowns.

Pubco power: customers will not be able to charge their phones behind the bar of JDW pubs

Would you let customers charge their phones behind the bar?

By Nikkie Sutton

Following national reports that JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has banned customers from charging their phones behind the bar of its pubs, The Morning Advertiser spoke with licensees about their policies on the issue.

Top tips to boost customer loyalty schemes

Top tips to boost customer loyalty schemes

By Sara Hussein

Pubs have lagged behind when it comes to understanding customer loyalty in the past. But with technology, smartphones and personalised rewards they can tap into new and exciting opportunities for their businesses.

Tips on getting your pub ready for summer of sport

Summer of Sport

Becoming the fans' venue of choice this summer

By Michelle Perrett

Whatever type of sport you are planning to show at your pub, making sure you are prepared — like our sportsmen and women — is essential. Whether you need to get the internal layout right, make use of that neglected function room, or focus on keeping customers...

Davison: value your customers

Pub customers… who needs them?

By Phil Davison

Customers are the lifeblood of our pubs and we need to communicate and stay in touch with them, says Phil Davison.

Sheps: researching customer needs

The trade's route to real quality

By Isaac Sheps

I often get asked what I am a Dr of. Well, I have a PhD in economics. But my real area of professional focus and interest over the years has been in...

A class act

A class act

The fine art of theatre cooking presents dining out as an interactive spectacle. Simon Knott joins in

Barboxing clever

Barboxing clever

Online ordering service quadrupled its business in just four years. MD Duncan Malyon explains why more pubs are joining its online revolution