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Easing of legal restrictions not the end of hospitality’s challenges

22 July 2021 by

Research published by the UK’s hospitality and pub trade bodies has reflected the scale of the challenges still facing businesses as they look to rebuild from the pandemic.

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Hospitality trade bodies warn of mounting costs while restrictions remain in place

29 June 2021 by

Hospitality trade bodies are calling on the government to take action over the mounting costs facing businesses while restrictions remain in place.

Beer and pub sector leaders set out recovery roadmap as sales plummet by £7.8b News

Beer and pub sector leaders set out recovery roadmap as sales plummet by £7.8b

10 February 2021 by

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) and sector business leaders have urged the government to[...]

Pubs waste 87 million pints of beer since pandemic started, costing £331m News

Pubs waste 87 million pints of beer since pandemic started, costing £331m

05 February 2021 by

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has today revealed that up to 87 million pints[...]

Pub beer sales expected to be 90% lower than usual this Christmas News

Pub beer sales expected to be 90% lower than usual this Christmas

15 December 2020 by

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has said beer sales could be as much as[...]

Future of pubs 'hangs in the balance' as sector pleads for help News

Future of pubs 'hangs in the balance' as sector pleads for help

26 November 2020 by

The bosses of more than 50 pub and brewing businesses, including Greene King, Heineken and Marston’s,[...]

Calls for tier changes as 72% of hospitality businesses say they expect to close next year News

Calls for tier changes as 72% of hospitality businesses say they expect to close next year

19 November 2020

Around 72% of hospitality businesses expect to become unviable and close in 2021, according to a survey of members by trade bodies the British Beer & Pub Association, the British Institute of Innkeeping and UKHospitality.

Longer-term support and review of restrictions needed to save 12,000 pubs News

Longer-term support and review of restrictions needed to save 12,000 pubs

05 November 2020

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has urged the government to provide more longer-term support to the sector to save as many as 12,000 pubs in England from permanent closure as they enter a second lockdown.

Calls to scrap 'unnecessary' late-night levy as curfew hits trade News

Calls to scrap 'unnecessary' late-night levy as curfew hits trade

27 October 2020 by

Hospitality trade bodies are calling on the government to freeze a tax on late-night venues, as[...]

Pubs fight for survival with further 540,000 jobs at risk News

Pubs fight for survival with further 540,000 jobs at risk

24 September 2020 by

Pubs are “teetering on the edge” of survival, with a further 540,000 jobs at risk, the[...]

Thousands of pubs risk permanent closure with £800m business rates bill ‘last straw’ News

Thousands of pubs risk permanent closure with £800m business rates bill ‘last straw’

14 September 2020 by

A business rates bill for £800m could be “the last straw” for many UK pubs, forcing[...]

Thousands of struggling pubs still desperate for government funding, says BBPA News

Thousands of struggling pubs still desperate for government funding, says BBPA

04 August 2020 by

Around 10,000 pubs risk permanent closure unless the government ring-fences £1b of grant scheme funds. claims[...]

Lack of 'momentum' could see Scottish venues remain closed on Wednesday News

Lack of 'momentum' could see Scottish venues remain closed on Wednesday

13 July 2020

A lack of momentum across the hospitality and tourism sectors in Scotland, particularly in city centres, could see bar and restaurant operators remain closed on Wednesday, despite being given the official go-ahead to reopen.

'Too many' local authorities not paying grants to pubs 'quickly enough' News

'Too many' local authorities not paying grants to pubs 'quickly enough'

23 April 2020

New research by the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has revealed that there are many parts of the country where pub businesses are yet to receive grant funding from local authorities to help them survive the Covid-19 lockdown.

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