Trade issue: a number of pub groups have announced many jobs at risk amid the coronavirus pandemic


Are we at the pub jobs cliff edge?

By Nikkie Thatcher

Several pubcos have warned of severe job cuts as the end of furlough approaches, meaning experts' predictions at the start of the pandemic are beginning come true.

'Ongoing uncertainty': 'we have taken the unwelcome decision to initiate a programme of redundancies to ensure our cost base reflects the environment we expect to operate in over the coming months' Thwaites' Richard Bailey said

Thwaites begins redundancy programme

By Stuart Stone

Lancashire-based brewer and pub operator Daniel Thwaites has taken the 'unwelcome decision' to initiate a programme of redundancies in light of uncertainty around winter trading conditions.

Taking the strain: Thwaites will absorb additional costs rather than pass them on to pubs and their customers

Brewer announces price freeze for 250 pubs

By Nikkie Sutton

Lancashire-based brewer and operator Thwaites is freezing the price of its beer sold to its tenants across its 250 leased and tenanted estate, for the second year in a row.

Marston's sales up - but living wage has impact

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Marston's sales up - but living wage has impact

By James Wallin, MC Allegra FS

Marston’s has reported like-for-like sales in its managed houses up 1.7% for the 41 weeks to 18 July and 2% in the last 10 weeks of that period.

Inn at the Station: one year down

Inn at the Station: full steam ahead

By Tony Halstead

Licensee Louise Clough tells Tony Halstead how a major makeover and Thwaites' Beer Hero concept has helped her beat competition at the pub.

Thwaites: off-loading eight pubs

Thwaites puts eight pubs on the market

By The PMA Team

Brewer and pub retailer Thwaites has put eight pubs up for sale across East Lancashire with restrictive covenants on at least two of them. The pubs...

Diverse interests

Diverse interests

Tony Halstead meets Paul Baker, the man behind Thwaites' multi-layered business strategy Northern drinkers tend to associate Daniel Thwaites with...