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Tales from the floor: The on-trade on the first day back behind the bar

Bars, restaurants and pubs across the UK have been racing to get their venues ready for reopening on 4 July. So, how did it all go? We found out.

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The new bars and restaurants opening during Covid-19

Some venues are about to unlock their doors after nearly four months. But there are also some new bars and restaurants gearing up to open theirs for the first time. Here are some of the latest.

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Reopening after lockdown: Lessons from the Aussies

As the reopening of bars and pubs edges closer, how can operators prepare? For advice and ideas, look Down Under.

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Let's Lunch global campaign launched to support restaurants post-lockdown

Non-profit initiative Amigo del Dia has launched a world-wide campaign to help restaurants and bars recover from the effects of the pandemic.

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Pressure is on to confirm hospitality reopening date

UKHospitality is calling on the government to confirm 4 July in order to give venues time to prepare for reopening.

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Soho Summer Street Festival initiative launched to save local hospitality

Numerous Soho venues are backing the campaign to pedestrianise the area and relax licensing measures to allow them to serve patrons outside.

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How to ensure your insurer pays out over coronavirus-related claims

Following our interview with the owner of Hide restaurant, Tatiana Fokina, who is having to fight her insurers for a payout, legal firm Capital Law advises how other hospitality businesses can win business interruption claims.

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Opinion: We need to unify against insurance companies that won’t pay out

Despite paying £300,000 in insurance per annum, Tatiana Fokina, CEO of Hide restaurant and Hedonism Wines finds her insurer of eight years unwilling to pay out over coronavirus. She tells Imbibe why hospitality businesses like hers shouldn’t give up.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

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Pressure is on to confirm hospitality reopening date

UKHospitality is calling on the government to confirm 4 July in order to give venues time to prepare for reopening.

News |  People & Places

Soho Summer Street Festival initiative launched to save local hospitality

Numerous Soho venues are backing the campaign to pedestrianise the area and relax licensing measures to allow them to serve patrons outside.

News |  People & Places

How to ensure your insurer pays out over coronavirus-related claims

Following our interview with the owner of Hide restaurant, Tatiana Fokina, who is having to fight her insurers for a payout, legal firm Capital Law advises how other hospitality businesses can win business interruption claims.

News |  People & Places

Opinion: We need to unify against insurance companies that won’t pay out

Despite paying £300,000 in insurance per annum, Tatiana Fokina, CEO of Hide restaurant and Hedonism Wines finds her insurer of eight years unwilling to pay out over coronavirus. She tells Imbibe why hospitality businesses like hers shouldn’t give up.

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Opinion: Could Sweden's response to covid-19 have saved British hospitality?

As Sweden's relaxed approach to the coronavirus pandemic attracts increasing lockdown critics' attention, news editor Jacopo Mazzeo wonders whether the Swedish system would have benefited the UK's hospitality industry.

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Some of Britain's bars, pubs and restaurants could reopen this July

Speaking yesterday evening (10 May), the UK's Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the nation that the hospitality industry may partially reopen in July.

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Pub, bar and restaurant owners back campaign asking government to 'press pause' for nine months

Business owners across the industry are supporting the #NationalTimeOut campaign by writing to their local MPs.

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Local heroes: Birmingham and West Midlands venues during covid-19

In the first of our regional series, we caught up with venues in the West Midlands to see what they're up to during the coronavirus crisis.

News |  People & Places

Opinion: Could Sweden's response to covid-19 have saved British hospitality?

As Sweden's relaxed approach to the coronavirus pandemic attracts increasing lockdown critics' attention, news editor Jacopo Mazzeo wonders whether the Swedish system would have benefited the UK's hospitality industry.

News |  People & Places

Some of Britain's bars, pubs and restaurants could reopen this July

Speaking yesterday evening (10 May), the UK's Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the nation that the hospitality industry may partially reopen in July.

News |  People & Places

Pub, bar and restaurant owners back campaign asking government to 'press pause' for nine months

Business owners across the industry are supporting the #NationalTimeOut campaign by writing to their local MPs.

News |  People & Places

Local heroes: Birmingham and West Midlands venues during covid-19

In the first of our regional series, we caught up with venues in the West Midlands to see what they're up to during the coronavirus crisis.