Everyone in England who tests positive for Covid-19 could automatically be given £500 as part of plans ministers are reportedly considering to boost quarantine compliance.
Bars and restaurants should stay shut until May, researchers have suggested as Boris Johnson acknowledged it was “too early to say” when lockdown measures could be eased.
Pub, restaurant and bar sales plummeted by almost three quarters in December as escalating restrictions made it a “dreadful” Christmas for hospitality firms, according to new figures.
Online grocery spending surged in December while fuel spending declined, as many people cancelled their festive plans and had a low-key Christmas, according to a report.
The boss of pubs group Marston’s has warned he does not expect venues to reopen until March at the earliest and even then social distancing restrictions will remain in place.
A ban on takeaway pints during lockdown could be the “death knell for many pubs”, the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) has warned.
Pubs face losing out on billions of pounds in income over the vital Christmas period as a result of coronavirus restrictions, with Labour warning it could be “last orders” for many bars as a result.
Five JD Wetherspoon pubs confirm closure as the north-east enters Level 3 of coronavirus restrictions
Several pubs in the north-east have closed until further notice after the Scottish Government tightened coronavirus restrictions.
After the first minister confirms the two regions will face tighter restrictions aimed at controlling the spread of coronavirus, we look at what it means for hospitality businesses and their customers.
Losses increased nearly 20-fold at pub giant Marston’s in the last year, as the business faced a tough ride trying to weather the Covid-19 storm.
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JD Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin has sold £5 million worth of shares in his pub chain just days after warning new coronavirus restrictions will keep almost half of his sites shut.
The chief executive of cafe bar chain Loungers has urged the Government to reconsider the “ill-thought-through” new Covid-19 restrictions and warned of long-term consequences for local communities.
Pub bosses have warned the cost of closure will far outweigh the £1,000 promised by Boris Johnson for establishments unable to open under England’s new restrictions.
A senior Cabinet minister has clarified that a Scotch egg would count as a “substantial meal” after a farcical 24 hours for the Government.
A Cabinet minister has created further confusion around the coronavirus restrictions on pubs after suggesting that a Scotch egg might not count as a “substantial meal”.
A north-east pub has issued a funny warning after a customer took a surprising item with them into the premises.
A pub owner in Cornwall has asked that people “think of others” before travelling to the Tier 1 county for a drink, amid fears the area could become overwhelmed.
The boss of JD Wetherspoon has accused the Government of extending “a form of lockdown by stealth” as he said new restrictions will keep almost half of its pubs shut.
Legislation that will bring “overdue reform” to part of Scotland’s pub sector has passed a key vote at Holyrood.
Pub landlords have hit out at the “unnecessary” new coronavirus restrictions imposed on them, with one saying he will no longer be able to hire three apprentices as a result.
All Bar One owner Mitchells & Butlers has confirmed around 1,300 jobs have been axed as it revealed the pandemic sent it plunging to a £123 million annual loss.
Legislation reforming some of Scotland’s pubs will be approved in principle by MSPs, after the Scottish Government announced it would back the changes in a vote.
An Aberdeen bar has been punished following outrage over the actions of Scotland football fans last week.
Morale is on the floor across the hospitality industry, a Northern Ireland business owner has warned.
Pub giant Young’s has said the past six months was “one of the toughest periods” in its 189-year history, as it saw sales plummet in light of Covid restrictions.
Pubs and restaurants will not survive Christmas unless they are allowed to stay open until 10pm, according to an industry body.
A Holyrood committee’s refusal to back reforms for some of Scotland’s pubs has been branded a “slap in the face” by the MSP seeking to change the law.
Police were attacked in Merseyside as revellers made the most of their final opportunity to go out to before England’s four-week lockdown took effect.
Revellers made the most of their final opportunity to go out to pubs and restaurants before England’s four-week lockdown takes effect.