Across the UK, pubs and bars can expect a rush of business this weekend, as the Royal Wedding coincides with this year’s FA Cup final to set up a day of national celebration for thirsty revellers on Saturday 19 May.
Restaurant, pub and bar owners can expect to do significantly more business than normal over Easter, as consumer spending is expected to increase 4.5 per cent over the bank holiday, compared with a regular weekend.
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A survey by the National Restaurant Association found that around 62 per cent of diners would prefer to eat in an environmentally friendly British restaurant.
Cheshire-headquartered pub restaurant group New World Trading Company (NWTC) has been taken over in a a £50m deal with mid-market private equity firm Graphite Capital.
A Scottish craft beer brewery has drafted in Stephen Annand, the former head of on-trade sales at Magners, to bolster the firm's commercial development and distribution in bars, pubs and clubs to support the next stage of growth.
The Night Time Industries Assocation (NTIA) has compiled a new “Forward Into The Night” report, which found that six per cent of the UK's GDP is generated by nighttime businesses. It called on further government support to “champion one of the UK's most culturally significant industries”.
Recent research revealed the lack of English success in the Champions League is affecting business for UK pubs. Luckily, there are plenty of other positives surrounding the industry at the moment – with pub growth being fuelled by a rise in young landlords.
Pubs, an institution in the UK, are closing at an accelerated rate of 31 pubs a week, according to Camra.
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