Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Tag: Karl Chessell

Pubs still crawling: Thousands of licensed premises still in limbo following ‘freedom-day’ – but is worst of the crisis behind the sector?

pub closed market recovery monitor
More than 7,000 licensed premises have not yet returned after last month’s ‘freedom-day’, the latest Market Recovery Monitor from CGA and AlixPartners reveals.

Tiered restrictions make 50,000 English licensed venues either shut or unviable

Covid restrictions make licensed venues unviable
Research published this week by CGA shows the devastating impact of the government’s strategy to control Covid infections. Very little, it seems, separates the ability to trade under the government’s new tier regime and not being allowed to trade at all during lockdown.

Is pub boost from Eat Out To Help Out a case of ‘dead cat bounce’?

Dining out Eat out to help out
Eat Out To Help Out proved a highly popular initiative by the government to help boost the hospitality sector in the early stages of lockdown easement. But it was a one hit wonder. What are the prospects now as the weather changes, the benefits stop and the Covid fear rhetoric ramps up?

Fear of travel may encourage consumers to turn to local venues for entertainment, but the government must play its part

UKHospitality Tourism data
There isn’t a soundbite or a slogan the government can throw at the hospitality industry that will ease their fears. And the latest UKHospitality research suggests far more support is needed to bring optimism back to our domestic tourist resorts