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Trade concern: only allowing pubs to serve outside for a month from Easter could mean many more businesses will collapse, hospitality businesses have warned

April outdoor opening ‘not economically feasible’

By Nikkie Thatcher

The rumoured reopening of hospitality venues for outdoor use only in April with indoor areas allowed from May has been slammed by the trade, alongside calls for the Government to be honest and open in its approach for a roadmap out of lockdown three.

Beer sale: pubs are reducing the price of ale to help cut the amount thrown away

Pubs slashing ale pint prices to less than £1

By Nikkie Thatcher

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) and Stonegate Pub Company have cut prices of real ale to under £1 in a bid to throw as little beer away as possible during the second lockdown.

Results revealed: JDW chairman Tim Martin spoke to The Morning Advertiser at the group's Hamilton Hall site in London's Liverpool Street station

JDW ‘not considering further redundancies’

By Nikkie Thatcher

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) boss Tim Martin has told The Morning Advertiser the business is currently not considering making more redundancies, but wouldn't rule out more cuts if trade continues to drop.

Trade issue: a number of pub groups have announced many jobs at risk amid the coronavirus pandemic

Analysis

Are we at the pub jobs cliff edge?

By Nikkie Thatcher

Several pubcos have warned of severe job cuts as the end of furlough approaches, meaning experts' predictions at the start of the pandemic are beginning come true.