Revolution

Flashpoints and financial strain: Covid Passes were 'this year's version of the Scotch egg'

‘Covid Passes were this year’s version of the Scotch egg’

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Covid Passes led to confusion, conflict and cost in what was "this year's version of the Scotch egg", according to Revolution Bars chief executive Rob Pitcher, who said the Government must do more than roll back Plan B restrictions.

Relief effort: Under the Australian scheme, the government has made it mandatory for landlords to agree to a reduction in rent payable, of up to 100%, in proportion to the reduction in the tenant’s business during Covid-19 (Image: flyparade/Getty Images)

Calls for adoption of Australian rent relief model

By Georgi Gyton, MCA

A group of hospitality operators and property agents are calling on the Government to implement the same rent relief scheme as has been adopted in Australia, according to reports by MCA Insight.

Proactive step: 'the CVA proposed by the group’s Revolution Bars Limited subsidiary entity, if agreed by landlords, is another proactive step to lower outgoings to help safeguard the future of the group' according to CEO Rob Pitcher

Revolution Bars Limited CVA launched

By Stuart Stone

Nationwide bar operator Revolution Bars Group has launched a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) of subsidiary Revolution Bars Limited in a bid to improve the wider group’s long-term financial position.

All options open: Revolution's board believes the long term nature and potential impact of the Government's latest trading restrictions mean it must consider all necessary options, including a CVA

Revolution Bars Group considers CVA

By Stuart Stone

The nationwide operator of 74 Revolution and Revolucion de Cuba bars has confirmed it is working with advisors to secure its long-term viability.