750,000 UK hospitality jobs at risk, survey reveals

A survey commissioned by industry bodies UKHospitality, the British Institute of Innkeeping and the British Beer & Pub Association has warned that 750,000 jobs could be lost without further financial support. 

Greene King to close 79 pubs and cut 800 jobs

Pub company Greene King, which is owned by Hong Kong's richest family, will close 79 pubs within its portfolio, claiming the UK's new coronavirus restrictions have made its current business unsustainable.

Quarter of hospitality venues believe they could fail in three months

New findings from the British Beer & Pub Association and other hospitality industry bodies show that almost a quarter of their members believe their businesses could fail in the next three months without support.

JD Wetherspoon makes first loss in 36 years

Pub chain J.D. Wetherspoon has recorded its first loss since 1984, with a deficit of £105.4 million for the 52 weeks to 26 July 2020. 

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January 30th, 2020

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