Loungers

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.

Industry voices: a plethora of trade experts will be revealing their plans and advice during the online conference

Future planning focus for first 2021 MA500

By Nikkie Thatcher

The first MA500 conference of 2021 is set to take place this month (Thursday 11 February) when we will be looking to help operators gear up for the year ahead.

Community hubs: operators have offered their sites to help the vaccination roll out

Pubs offer themselves up as vaccine hubs

By Nikkie Thatcher

A number of hospitality operators have put their venues forward as Covid vaccination hubs after it was revealed almost one in four people in England live somewhere with no vaccination centre.

Strong sales: 'our like-for-like sales of +30% over the last 10 weeks includes the remarkable four weeks of the ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme,' Loungers' Nick Collins said

EOTHO boosts Loungers’ summer sales by a third

By Stuart Stone

According to café-bar operator Loungers’ latest trading update, like-for-like sales grew by 29.9% between 4 July and 13 September largely as a result of the Government-backed Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme.