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Official recession: the economy shrank by 20.4% versus the first three months of the year during April, May and June as a result of Covid-19 lockdown measures

UK enters first recession in 11 years

By Stuart Stone

The UK economy has slipped into its first technical recession since 2009 after suffering its biggest slump on record as a knock-on effect of Covid-19 lockdown measures.

Does delaying opening help pubs?

Wait and see success for pub

By Ed Bedington

In the final recording of our series following one West Sussex pub through lockdown, MA editor Ed Bedington went back to the Lockhart Tavern in Haywards Heath to find out whether their decision to delay reopening by a few weeks has paid off.

Freehouse 500: seminar planned

MA launches Freehouse 500 pub club

By John Harrington

An exclusive club of 500 freehouse licensees has been formed by the Morning Advertiser to offer business-building tips across the sector.