Late Night Operator

Flashpoints and financial strain: Covid Passes were 'this year's version of the Scotch egg'

‘Covid Passes were this year’s version of the Scotch egg’

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Covid Passes led to confusion, conflict and cost in what was "this year's version of the Scotch egg", according to Revolution Bars chief executive Rob Pitcher, who said the Government must do more than roll back Plan B restrictions.

State announcement: step four of the Government's roadmap will take place from Monday 19 July, the Government has confirmed (image: Getty/Luis Davilla)

Health secretary confirms step four easing

By Nikkie Thatcher

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Sajid Javid has confirmed the country will move to step four of the Government’s roadmap next Monday (19 July).

Shuttered trade: nightclubs have been closed since the first lockdown in March 2020 (image: Getty anyaberkut)

Immunity proof would damage 69% of night-time operators

By Nikkie Thatcher

More than two thirds (69%) of firms in the night-time sector have expressed concern that vaccine passports, requirements to provide proof of testing or immunity, would have a negative impact on their businesses, according to research.

Hit hard: the late-night sector has been shut since March, with no news on a reopening date

Deltic Group 'put up for sale'

By Nikkie Thatcher

Late-night operator Deltic Group has launched a merger and acquisition process in a bid to help its future, The Morning Advertiser understands.

Trade insight: operators have told of their despair around the lack of clarity as to when late-night venues can reopen

Lights out for late night?

By Georgia Cronin, MCA

Having already provided your full name and contact details, you pass by the thermal imaging camera and through the personal protection tunnel, where you remain for five seconds to ensure the chlorine dioxide has thoroughly disinfected your clothes and...

Dead money: Philip Kolvin QC and Clare Eames suggest possible solutions to the late-night levy issue

Late-night levy in lockdown

By Philip Kolvin QC and Clare Eames

Cornerstone Barristers’ Philip Kolvin QC and Clare Eames, a partner at licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen, give their take on late-night levy charges, which are payments for nothing during the coronavirus lockdown.

Publican Awards 2016: Best late night operator

Publican Awards 2016: Best late night operator

By James Evison

The UK’s leading late night operator has been revealed as Deltic as it wins Best Late Night Operator, sponsored by Jägermeister, at the 25th anniversary of the Publican Awards.

Lola Lo: Eclectic brand launched in Brighton

Sakura to open in Manchester

By Martyn Leek, M&C Report

Eclectic Bars - the private equity backed late night operator - is to open a Sakura in Manchester.

Thomas: would welcome initiatives to stamp out cheap alcohol

3D write down hits Luminar Leisure

By Ewan Turney

Late night operator has reported a post-tax loss of £21.5m for the year after writing down the value of its investment in 3D Entertainment.