Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Tag: Morning Advertiser

Support welcome but reform needed for “sickly” pub sector

pub sector support
The pub sector needs a tax overhaul, according to Gavin Young, landlord of the Plough and Barleycorn on the Isle of Wight, who welcomed a reduction in beer duty and business rates in the recent budget - but emphasised that it’s not enough.

2020 claims almost 2,000 pubs and bars

2020 claims almost 2000 Pubs and bars
The Lumina Intelligence UK Pub and Bar Market Report 2021 has revealed that 1,930 venues across the pub and bar sector closed during 2020, as lockdown restrictions and social distancing measures heavily impacted trading

Pubs pondering a price rise on a plate and a pint

hospitality VAT
The government will start reining in the temporary reduction in VAT for the hospitality sector next week with the rate rising from 5 to 12.5 percent. And with it will come a probable rise in prices at pubs. That’s the signal from a small survey of publicans who say that they expect to increase the price of a pint and food.

Regal MD supports industry calls for joined-up approach to pub re-opening

Matt Bicknell Regal Gaming Pub
Matt Bicknell is urging the government to abandon any plans it might have to open pub gardens ahead of indoor seating and argues for the reinstatement of the sector’s machine income at the earliest opportunity.

Admiral’s Jowsey: Sod support, just let us reopen

Admiral Taverns Chris Jowsey
Heading up Admiral Taverns, Chris Jowsey has called many of the government’s concessions to hospitality “useless” in the fact of extended closure - and called for a timetable towards reopening synchronised with that of other non-essential retail.

Pubs biggest challenge is frightened punters, says Draft House founder

Pub lockdown restrictions Draft House
A senior voice within the UK’s hospitality industry has spoken out against the severity of lockdown restrictions, arguing that such was the degree of alarmist rhetoric from both media and government pertaining to Covid- 19, that the British public was now experience “FOGO,” or “fear of going out.”

European bars could pave the way for UK pub reopening

Pubs reopening
The Morning Advertiser has predicted that measures taken by European bars and restaurants in lifting lockdown could provide a template for how the UK pub industry reopens its doors

Morning Advertiser and MatchPint partner on sports in pubs conference

gambling adverts, Sky, CEO, Stephen van Rooyen
The Morning Advertiser and MatchPint have teamed up to launch a free one-day conference to focus on making the most of showing sport in pub venues.   The Morning Advertiser and MatchPint, along with event partners, will discuss and showcase the best and most effective ways to show sport in pubs as well as suggesting the best marketing ideas to encourage...