Prime Minister Boris Johnson has labelled getting children back in schools “a moral duty” amid suggestions that he would force the closure of pubs, restaurants and shops ahead of shutting schools in the event of severe local spikes in coronavirus cases.
The Morning Advertiser (MA) spoke to a number of brewers-cum-bar operators about the recent changes to Small Brewers Relief (SBR) and the impact it could have on both their businesses and the wider pub sector.
Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has moved to quell speculation the Government could call time on reopened pubs and restaurants as part of a ‘trade-off’ to allow children to return to classrooms in September.
Backpacker bar and hostel operator Beds and Bars has joined forces with Team Margot and DKMS to drive sign-ups to the stem cell register in the fight against blood cancer through its annual Live Your Life event.
Despite reports of 484 applicants competing for two jobs at a south London pub, the number of shifts being worked across the UK's hospitality sector remains at less than a third of pre-pandemic numbers.