Kate Nicholls receives Live Your Life Award

Kate Nicholls receives Live Your Life Award

By BigHospitality

The British Institute of Innkeeping has awarded CEO of UK Hospitality Kate Nicholls with the Franca Knowles Live Your Life Award, for 'devotion of energy, spirit and life to the hospitality sector’.

Number of UK breweries grew 7.5% in 2020 despite pandemic

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Number of UK breweries grew 7.5% in 2020 despite pandemic

By Joe Lutrario

The Coronavirus’ devastating impact on pub, bar and restaurant beer sales hasn’t put entrepreneurs off launching new brewing businesses, with the total number of UK breweries increasing by 216 last year.

Hospitality jobs available after lockdown as bosses plan recruitment drive

Hospitality leaders plan recruitment drive

By Joe Lutrario

Three quarters of business leaders will be looking to recruit new staff members and grow their teams in 2021 as hospitality prepares for the easing of lockdown.

Night time economy at risk of ‘extinction’ without further support from Government

Night time economy at risk of ‘extinction’

By Joe Lutrario

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Night Time Economy has warned that the sector is at risk of ‘extinction’ unless the Government takes urgent action.

Business leaders press Government for pub reopening date soon after lockdown

Pub beer sales down nearly £8b in 2020

By Joe Lutrario

Beer and pub sector leaders are pressing the Government for a reopening date as data reveals that trading restrictions and lockdowns caused sales of beer to plummet by 56% in 2020.

Oakman Inns pub expansion 2021 Peter Borg-Neal

Oakman Inns strengthens pipeline for 2021

By Joe Lutrario

Oakman Inns has added a freehold site in Harpenden to its 2021 pipeline following an ‘excellent’ response to its recent equity fund raise.

Pub and restaurant property market report

Demand for rural and coastal pubs increases

By Georgi Gyton

Investor appetite for pubs remains healthy with many buyers undeterred by the impact of the pandemic, according to Christie & Co’s Outlook 2021 report.


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