More than half (58%) of operators expect overall costs to further increase this year with 98% having reported cashflow concerns, a new survey by international business payments firm, Equals Money, has revealed.
More than two fifths of councils have not begun making payments to businesses from the Covid Additional Relief Fund (CARF) support package, meaning thousands of businesses could miss out on £700m, research from property consultancy Gerald Eve has revealed.
Almost four in 10 consumers are worried about their finances, according to new research conducted by University College London (UCL), with operators noticing customers “feeling squeezed” as the cost of living continues to rise.
According to Statista 1.24bn hectolitres (hl) of craft beer were sold in the UK on-trade in 2019, but just 36% of the 829 surveyed by the website had a ‘good’ understanding of what craft beer means with many consumers looking to better understand the...
Drinks sales in Britain’s managed pubs, bars and restaurants were down 11% in the week to Saturday 22 January when compared with the same week in 2019, according to the latest CGA Drinks Recovery Tracker.
More than two thirds of consumers felt a higher level of confidence when visiting pubs, bars, and restaurants, during December 2021 than at the start of 2021, according to the CGA Consumer Pulse Survey.
Despite a rocky festive trading period, Rekom UK chief executive Peter Marks was “excited” for a future free from Plan B restrictions, and said young people should be celebrated for their responsibility.
The announcement of coronavirus restrictions in Scotland being lifted as from Monday (24 January) has been welcomed by hospitality trade bodies, however the sector has called for clarity regarding dancefloors.
Scottish hospitality businesses have been ‘left in limbo’ and ‘need answers now’ following Nicola Sturgeon’s latest coronavirus update as the sector saw another opportunity for recovery ‘snatched away’, according to trade bodies across the sector.
The Chancellor must “step out of the shadows” and offer financial support as the hospitality sector was only just getting off its knees before the emergence of Omicron, according to professional services and investment management company Colliers.
More than three quarters (78%) of publicans have noticed an increase in cancellations since the announcement of the new Omicron Coronavirus variant, a snap poll conducted by the Morning Advertisers (MA) has found.
Intense workload demands, unpaid work and concerns about catching Covid impacted the mental health of hospitality employees working through the pandemic, a new collaborative study by Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield University and the University...