Northern Ireland

Seasonal support: what support is available to pubs in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland?

Analysis

What financial support is available to UK pubs this winter?

By Stuart Stone

Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement that England would be plunged into its third national lockdown in an address on 4 January, The Morning Advertiser rounds up what funding is available across the UK.

Full integration expected: Heineken completes acquisition of 1,900 Punch pubs

Heineken completes acquisition of 1,900 Punch pubs

By Georgina Townshend

Heineken has said it will 'fully integrate' the 1,900 Punch pubs into its existing Star Pubs & Bars estate after completing the acquisition, as part of a back-to-back deal with Patron Capital, yesterday (29 August).

Positive impacts: The Tory and DUP deal has given the hospitality sector hope

What the Conservative and DUP deal means for pubs

By Michelle Perrett

The Conservatives’ deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to form a majority Government has already given the hospitality sector hope in the form of a potentially softer Brexit and a reduction in VAT.

Champions: Leicester were not the only impressive underdog in 2016

Sport

Full-time Fletch reflects on 2016

By Darren Fletcher, BT Sport commentator

Darren Fletcher reflects on why from Leicester to Northern Ireland, 2016 will be looked back on as the year of the underdog.