UK government has advised the public to stay away from pubs (Flickr)

Easter closures due to Coronavirus to see pub sector lose £325m

It comes as those in the sector mark the second Easter in a row where pubs will not be able to open doors to its customers The loss of beer sales from this Easter bank holiday weekend will result in the pub sector losing out on £325m in trade, according to the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA). With limited trading conditions still in place to limit the spread of Covid-19, the trade group has said that UK pubs will also “miss out on selling 85 million pints this Easter”.…

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Boom: Battle Bar

Axe Throwing Adventure Bar opening in East London

The UK’s ultimate adult playground, which includes axe throwing and the craziest indoor golf course, is opening in the heart of Aldgate. Goodman’s Fields, the prestigious award winning Berkeley Homes development in the heart of Aldgate, will be the location for the fourth Boom: Battle Bar franchise to open in the UK. The 10,000sq ft multi-activity bar at Goodman’s Fields, will create 20 full time jobs and 20 part time jobs. Customers will be able to try a range of gaming experiences such as axe throwing, augmented reality darts, 22ft…

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House of Commons

‘Overwhelming support’ for hospitality sector in parliament debate

The hospitality sector has welcomed the cross-party support it has received for the creation of a Minister of Hospitality role after a debate was held yesterday in parliament. It was good news for the industry as MPs spoke out at the official debate held yesterday afternoon, voicing their concerns that the hospitality sector does not have adequate representation in government, despite all that it contributes to the economy and society. The petition for a Minister of Hospitality was started in October and spurred on in November when Robin Hutson launched…

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