Mitchells & Butlers

Uncertain and challenging year: 'With our great estate, balanced portfolio of brands and proven management team, we remain optimistic that we will be able to regain the momentum previously built', M&B's Phil Urban explained

M&B posts pre-tax loss as 1,300 workers made redundant

By Stuart Stone

Birmingham-based pub group Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has revealed a £300m swing from pre-tax profit to loss in the 52 weeks ended 26 September 2020 – a period in which it was forced to axe 1,300 staff members.

Closed venues: the sites are a mix of Mitchells & Butlers brands, The Morning Advertiser understands

M&B to close ‘a number of sites’

By Nikkie Thatcher

The operator of brands such as All Bar One, Sizzling Pubs and Toby Carvery, Mitchells & Butlers (M&B), is closing a number of leasehold sites.

On the up: vaccine sees pub shares rocket

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Covid vaccine sees pubco shares rise

By Nicholas Robinson

Major pubco share prices rocketed today following the announcement of a coronavirus vaccine by pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech.

Job losses: M&B is the latest pub group to reveal it is consulting on redundancies

M&B announces redundancy consultation

By Nikkie Thatcher

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B), the pub company behind brands including Sizzling Pubs, Toby Carvery, All Bar One and Nicholson’s, has opened redundancy consultations for staff.

New normal: 'I am particularly impressed by the way in which our teams have made this possible by responding to the challenge of our new operating environment with energy and enthusiasm,' M&B's Phil Urban said

M&B sales slip 6.4% post-EOTHO

By Stuart Stone

Birmingham-based pub group Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has revealed its like-for-like sales for the first three weeks of September are down versus its Eat Out to Help Out boosted August numbers.

Cost-cutting measures: M&B believes its strategy will be ‘sufficient to fund obligations well into the second half of the year’

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M&B furloughs more than 45,000 staff members

By Stuart Stone

The operator behind high street stalwarts O’Neill’s and All Bar One has furloughed 99% of its workforce in a bid to weather the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.

From the ashes: Ye Olde Six Bells in Horley to reopen

Fire damaged Vintage Inns pub to reopen

By Nicholas Robinson

Historic Vintage Inns pub the Ye Olde Six Bells in Horley, Surrey, is to reopen on 6 December after being severely damaged and closed by a fire in the spring.

Strong performance: Mitchells & Butlers announces its trading results

Drinks sales drive M&B performance

By Emily Hawkins

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) announced its sales have outperformed the market, thanks to a boost in drinks sales this summer.

Success stories: five pub apprentices explain how they have got stuck into their careers

What is it like being a pub apprentice?

By Emily Hawkins

During National Apprenticeship Week last week (4-9 March), The Morning Advertiser spoke to apprentices in the pub business about their experiences of the industry and their highlights so far.