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Sales up in pubs pre-lockdown

Ordering system OrderPay reports an increase of 125% in sales on Wednesday 4 November, compared to previous week – but sales still down 30% due to curfew.

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Hospitality industry innovates as second lockdown begins

With the last lockdown proving the industry's ability to turn on a dime, this time around proves no different.

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Hospitality's last hurrah: On the ground for the eve of lockdown 2.0

As the country braced last night for lockdown 2.0, operators across the capital tried to remain optimistic about the tough month ahead. Jennie Milsom crawled the streets.

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Berkmann Wine Cellars relaunches Help 4 Hospitality scheme

The relaunch comes in the wake of England's second lockdown and has increased the share of revenue donated to the industry from 12.5% to 20%.

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Here to help: A roundup of help and advice for hospitality in lockdown 2

From advice on protecting business during lockdown, to wellbeing services and practical advice for hospitality staff, we've put all of our most helpful content in one handy place for you.

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Pubs diversify to survive pandemic

When the going gets tough, the tough pivot. Two village pubs have started providing essential local services.

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The Africa Centre seeks restaurant and bar operator for new home

The charity is looking for someone to transform the ground floor of its new site into a pan-African restaurant.

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Diageo relaunches its Learning for Life training programme

The new scheme is designed to give businesses the skills and support they need to meet the demands of trading during Covid-19

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.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

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Here to help: A roundup of help and advice for hospitality in lockdown 2

From advice on protecting business during lockdown, to wellbeing services and practical advice for hospitality staff, we've put all of our most helpful content in one handy place for you.

News |  People & Places

Pubs diversify to survive pandemic

When the going gets tough, the tough pivot. Two village pubs have started providing essential local services.

News |  People & Places

The Africa Centre seeks restaurant and bar operator for new home

The charity is looking for someone to transform the ground floor of its new site into a pan-African restaurant.

News |  People & Places

Diageo relaunches its Learning for Life training programme

The new scheme is designed to give businesses the skills and support they need to meet the demands of trading during Covid-19

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Imbibe Live Online: 11 ways to market your hospitality brand online

With the second lockdown looming, boosting your online presence might be more important than ever. Luckily, at Global Bar Week recently we brought together a panel of experts to discuss how venues can maximise their online presence to engage customers, drive footfall and build loyalty

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Alcohol can be sold from on-trade venues during lockdown

Newly published lockdown regulations say alcohol can be sold as takeaway or delivery if it is pre-ordered by phone or online

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Pubs slash beer prices ahead of lockdown

Wetherspoons and Stonegate have cut their pint prices to below £1 for the three days leading up to England's second lockdown.

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'It's frozen us in limbo': On-trade reacts to restriction on takeaway alcohol during second lockdown

In the wake of the PM's announcement that hospitality venues are to shut again dur to Covid-19, Clinton Cawood talks to the on-trade about the specific exemption of alcohol for takeaway.

News |  People & Places

Imbibe Live Online: 11 ways to market your hospitality brand online

With the second lockdown looming, boosting your online presence might be more important than ever. Luckily, at Global Bar Week recently we brought together a panel of experts to discuss how venues can maximise their online presence to engage customers, drive footfall and build loyalty

News |  People & Places

Alcohol can be sold from on-trade venues during lockdown

Newly published lockdown regulations say alcohol can be sold as takeaway or delivery if it is pre-ordered by phone or online

News |  People & Places

Pubs slash beer prices ahead of lockdown

Wetherspoons and Stonegate have cut their pint prices to below £1 for the three days leading up to England's second lockdown.

News |  People & Places

'It's frozen us in limbo': On-trade reacts to restriction on takeaway alcohol during second lockdown

In the wake of the PM's announcement that hospitality venues are to shut again dur to Covid-19, Clinton Cawood talks to the on-trade about the specific exemption of alcohol for takeaway.