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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...

Proactive steps: publicans across the country and taking extra measures to ensure the safety of their staff and customers

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Extra measures that can protect your staff and customers

By Alice Leader

Washing your hands, catching sneezes, disinfecting surfaces are all instructions publicans have taken on board to keep their site safe from coronavirus – but many are also going above and beyond these guidelines.

Minimising risk: a national office provider believes pubs delivering takeaways could help reduce the risk of the virus damaging their trade

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Pubs ‘should switch to takeaways’ amid coronavirus panic

By Alice Leader

A national provider of office space is asking food outlets – including pubs – to “step up” and switch to delivering meals to staff across its buildings over the next few months during the coronavirus outbreak.

Peacekeeping force: how can pub staff effectively resolve customer conflict?

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How to be a pub peacemaker

By Stuart Stone

CPL Online director of learning and education Martin Hilton shared how publicans can turn their staff into an effective peacekeeping force and steer customers off the warpath with a handful of conflict resolution tips.

Sugar fears: health experts call for ‘ready to drink’ alcoholic beverages to be reduced in sugar and calories

RTD beverages present ‘double burden to health’

By Alice Leader

Popular sugary alcoholic drinks are a ‘double burden’ on consumers’ health because of their alcohol and sugar content, coupled with the huge cash onus placed on the NHS, according to new research.

Counting calories: alcohol drink producers explain why consumers aren’t seeing more low-calorie products in pubs

Don’t miss out on the low-cal alcohol revolution

By Alice Leader

With abstinence to alcohol becoming more ‘mainstream’ among young adults and fuelling the growth of low-and-no alcohol products, some operators may be missing out on an opportunity in the low-calorie sector.

Mindful drinking: Club Soda and Budweiser are developing an online tool to help moderate hospitality employees' drinking habits

Club Soda and Budweiser to track drinking habits

By Emily Hawkins

Brewer Budweiser and mindful drinking organisation Club Soda have joined forces to develop an online project that will aim to help people working in the licensed trade who want to drink less alcohol.