New Year

Pub sales down 29.2% in December 2021: Lifting of restrictions means businesses can look forward to better conditions to aid their recovery in 2022 (Credit: Getty/monkeybusinessimages)

Saturday 4 December most profitable trading day

By Rebecca Weller

Pub sales were down 29.2% in December 2021 when compared to 2019 with New Year’s Eve sales down some 30%, however staff headcounts and hours worked were in good stead, the latest Fourth Hospitality Report has shown.

Time for celebration?: festive season delivered mixed results

Pubs badly hit by December snow

By MA team

Pub operators have reported the poor weather badly affected the run-up to Christmas although the week between Christmas and New Year saw strong...

New Year round-up

New Year round-up

Well, that's Christmas over and done with, and, unless you really over-did it on New Year's Eve, your hangovers should also have subsided by now. But...