Prime Minister

When will the second lockdown end?

PM assures ‘lockdown will end on 2 December’

By Nikkie Thatcher

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reiterated the current national lockdown restrictions will expire on 2 December and the tiered system will come into force thereafter.

In talks: South Yorkshire leaders discuss tier three

South Yorkshire moving to tier three

By Nicholas Robinson

South Yorkshire pubs will face tough tier three rules from this Saturday (24 October), it has been announced following lengthy discussions.

New date: face coverings will now be required to be worn by customers and staff from tomorrow (Thursday 24 September)

Face covering requirement date brought forward

By Nikkie Thatcher

The requirement for pub staff and customers to wear face coverings inside has been moved to tomorrow (Thursday 24 September) despite the Cabinet Office previously confirming to The Morning Advertiser that it would be enforced from Monday (28 September).

Sector impact: the planned 10pm curfew for pubs and bars is a blow to the sector, trade voices have said

What impact will a 10pm curfew have on pubs?

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub operators and trade bodies have reacted to the proposed 10pm curfew on pubs, predicting a “devastating impact in an already challenging environment” and urging the Government for further financial aid.

Following rules: 'pubs have complied with everything that’s been asked of them' says The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington

Opinion

Hammer blow for pubs flies in the face of logic

By Ed Bedington

It’s 10pm on a Friday night, the pubs have switched off the lights, barred the doors and the crowds are now heaving on the streets, mingling, singing, hugging and inviting each other back for impromptu house parties...

Increased risk: the UK alert level has risen from three to four

Government 10pm curfew 'crushing blow'

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Government's plan to impose a 10pm curfew to all pubs, bars, restaurants and other hospitality businesses has been labelled 'a crushing blow' for trade.