Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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Ackord frustrated by government stalling on bar openings

Anne Ackord Brighton Pier Group
Covid has taken its toll from Brighton Pier Group in the form of late-night bar closures. And it’s costing young people’s jobs and putting what has been a strong company performance in pandemic conditions out of kilter.

Brighton Palace Pier aiming for July comeback

Brighton Palace Pier reopening
Brighton Palace Pier is set for a July re-opening, according to chief executive Anne Ackord, who stated one of the most difficult aspects of the lockdown has been “trying to make plans without knowing the parameters”.

Award winning Worthing Pier opens with new visitor flow measures in place

Worthing Pier
Worthing Pier, winner of the 2019 Pier of the Year Award, has reopened with a new one-way system in place to assist with the policing and implementation of the government’s social distancing protocols which currently stand at 2 metres.

Brighton Pier battered but braced for safe return

Brighton Pier
Brighton Pier Group has warned that its financial results will be “materially” impacted after the Covid-19 pandemic led to the complete closure of its business, but that Palace Pier is now ready to progress with a safe reopening.

Shifting sands: One coast, a multitude of approaches to re-opening

Brighton Pier closed Coinslot journeys the south coast round to the east and discovers that there’s nothing normal about local policy to re-opening arcades
Coinslot journeys the south coast round to the east and discovers that there’s nothing normal about local policy to re-opening.

Brighton Pier: Boris’ plan sheds no light on when to re-open

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The head of one of the UK’s most important free-to-visit attractions, Brighton Pier Group’s Anne Ackord, said the Boris re-opening roadmap still leaves her and her colleagues in the lurch and scratching their heads as to when they might open shop.

Brighton Pier Group on front foot in face of pandemic, says Ackord

Paradise Island Mini Golf Brighton Pier Group
The chief executive of Brighton Pier Group, Anne Ackord, has said that her company is well placed to get through the “unpredictable” months ahead.   The Brighton Pier Group has said that it is confident in being “well-positioned” to pull through the Coronavirus crisis, on the back of its most recent half-year results which saw it post healthy gains in both...

New immigration system “too much, too soon” says Brighton Pier chief

Brighton Palace Pier Ann Ackord immigration system too much too soon
Anne Ackord has said the local domestic workforce is “just not big enough” to fully staff attractions like Brighton Pier, and that new immigration regulations deride tourism by classifying it as an “unskilled” sector.

Brighton Pier hosts VIP fun day as Tickets2Wishes steps up support

Brighton Pier VIP Fun Day Tickets2Wishes
Brighton Pier welcomed families supported by Rays of Sunshine recently for a special VIP fun day where, the attraction presented a £3,500 cheque to the..

Paradise found: Brighton Pier Group buoyant off back of strong Paradise Island performance

Brighton Pier Group Financials
FY18-19 numbers for the Brighton Pier Group have seen the company plot a steady course to diversified growth, fresh off last year’s acquisition of..

Brighton Pier backs balance of tradition and innovation

Brighton Palace Pier
When it comes to landmark seaside attractions, Brighton Palace Pier proves difficult to beat, something which CEO Anne Ackord knows is only achieved...

Brighton Pier CEO encourages “building relationships” ahead of Leaders Lunch

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With Brighton Pier considered a jewel in the crown of Britain’s seaside amusements, BPG CEO Anne Ackord knows that such prominence carries a weight of responsibility as she pushes supporting local business and tourism to the top of the group’s agenda. Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming Business Leaders Lunch will see Anne Ackord address the need for effective...