Car parks could be turned into outdoor seating areas for pubs and restaurants as businesses takes their first steps out of lockdown.
Pubs with beer gardens are likely to be among the first venues in the hospitality sector to reopen when coronavirus restrictions are eased, the Environment Secretary has confirmed.
The planned reopening of beer gardens and outdoor seating areas in the hospitality sector has been described as a "glimmer of hope" for pubs - although hoteliers are seeking further guidelines on operational limitations.
The chief executive of a brewery has warned that pubs will go bankrupt if staff and customers have to keep two metres apart.
Customers could be stopped from drinking at the bar at pubs as part of new proposals aimed at helping hospitality firms reopen on July 4.
Up to 70 million pints of beer will have to be destroyed from pubs after they were forced to shut due to the Covid-19 crisis, new research suggests.
The UK’s biggest pub landlord must give tenants rent holidays to avoid wide-scale permanent closures once lockdown is lifted, according to a cross-party group of MPs.
Up to 15,000 pubs could permanently close if they are not allowed to reopen until the end of September, an industry boss has warned.
Stay-at-home orders could be relaxed and some people may be allowed to return to work under plans to ease the UK’s lockdown from next week.
The company behind Fuller’s pubs has cancelled shareholder payouts and cut the board’s pay in a bid to weather the coronavirus crisis.
Police have issued a warning to pubs defying the coronavirus pandemic ban.
Zizzi and Ask Italian are to close their sites temporarily as national restaurant chains start to shutter in the face of the coronavirus outbreak.
Pubs and restaurants will be allowed to be turned into takeaways to help provide food for people in self-isolation due to coronavirus, the Government has announced.
A fund has been set up to help workers in the hospitality industry facing job losses and potential homelessness after the public were advised against going to pubs, restaurants and other entertainment venues as the UK faces the continued spread of coronavirus.
The chairman of pub giant Wetherspoon has warned that the Government will make a tactical error if it resorts to a “de facto lockdown” of pubs because of the coronavirus crisis.
Pressure is ramping up on the Government to help the hospitality industry as it faces a “dire” situation during the coronavirus pandemic, with Boris Johnson’s approach condemned as “staggeringly reckless”.
The hospitality industry could effectively be condemned to death without urgent state help to get through the coronavirus pandemic, it has been warned.
The UK’s pub industry will be lost within days without “immediate and decisive” Government action, its leaders have warned.
The Government’s advice for people to avoid pubs, clubs and theatres in a bid to halt the spread of coronavirus is “catastrophic” for jobs and businesses, sector leaders have said.
Aberdeen pubs are vowing to stay open for as long as it’s safe to do so to give people a place to socialise and unwind.
Pub managers across the city have called for licensed premises to open later this Christmas Eve.
A publicans’ body claims bars have been “hit hard” by changes to drink-driving laws and the smoking ban.
Candice Brown has called on the Government to protect the “lifeline” of local pubs by cutting “astronomical” levels of beer tax.
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Aberdeen City Council has been hailed as “trailblazing” after adopting proposals to allow pubs to stay open until 3am on Fridays and Saturdays.
New proposals to let Aberdeen city centre pubs stay open until 3am were expected to be agreed by councillors today.
New plans to let city centre pubs stay open until 3am reflect what residents in Aberdeen want, according to councillors.
Businesses and members of the public have until tomorrow to give feedback on new proposals allowing pubs in Aberdeen to stay open until 3am.
New proposals to allow pubs in Aberdeen city centre to stay open until 3am have received “mixed feedback”, according to a business organisation.
Licensing bosses in Aberdeenshire want to hear what people’s drinking habits are to help them shape the future of the licensed trade.