With COP26 on the horizon and sustainability on the nation’s lips, The Morning Advertiser measures up some of the steps being taken by the on-trade to cut its carbon footprint, and how it can help bounce back from Covid in a ‘green’ way.
With 20 March marking a year-to-the-day since last orders were called in pubs just days before a first national lockdown, The Morning Advertiser looks back on some of the defining data from the past 12 months.
While the Government has outlined a controversial pilot scheme to send plain-clothed officers into pubs and clubs, recent events have compelled a number of hospitality firms to review late shift practices on the other side of the bar.
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...
The Government’s 50-page Covid-19 recovery plan states that ‘at least some’ pubs could open as early as 4 July. But what measures does it suggest could be in place to protect staff when they return to work?
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.
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.
Five pub staff members were last month (February) advised to “self-isolate” themselves after a customer – who was unaware they had contracted coronavirus – entered the premises. Should operators be concerned or are there steps they can take to eradicate...
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.
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.
The trade has taken a bit of a battering recently. The Chief Medical Officer recently cut recommended drinking limits and declared there is “no such thing as a safe level of drinking”, talk continues of a lower drink-drive limit and this year’s Dry January...
Ralph Findlay, chief executive of Marston’s, has written a letter to the Department of Health after it added two new pledges to its Public Health Responsibility Deal, including one persuading younger employees to exercise, stating that the company was...
New research from alcohol education charity Drinkaware has revealed that despite resolutions to be healthier and drink less in 2012, today (3 February) is the day most people expect to fail to cut back their drinking.
The Government has said that its Responsibility Deal, which includes participation from leading operators in the pub and restaurant sectors, has led to real changes that are “helping people to live healthier lives”.
The Government’s responsibility deal will fail because it creates a fundamental conflict of interest within the drinks industry, according to public health campaigners and an influential committee of MPs.