"We need more if we're going to survive through this period of time" Emma McClarkin, CEO of British Beer & Pub Association, says venues need more financial assistance from the government. Read more here:
Emma McClarkin, chief executive of the British Beer and Pub Association, tells @skygillian that the 'road to profitability is exceptionally long', as over 2,000 pubs have permanently closed because of the #coronavirus pandemic. Today's top stories:
"Hospitality is bearing a disproportionate burden of closures throughout this pandemic." British Beer & Pub Association CEO @EmmaMcClarkin says 290,000 jobs may go if the government doesn't extend support for hospitality.
Emma McClarkin of the British Beer and Pub Association warns of a 'very real danger' of losing thousands of British pubs if tiered restrictions are not eased to allow business to reopen. @MaajidNawaz | @EmmaMcClarkin
‘This is devastating news for the pub sector.’ CEO of the British Beer & Pub Association@EmmaMcClarkin says businesses have spent millions to become Covid-secure and many pubs could close their doors for good without Christmas trade.
"If we're not able to remain open in January, post any Christmas opening, that would put may of our pubs in jeopardy." Beer and Pub Association CEO @EmmaMcClarkin discusses the impact further restriction could inflict on Scottish hospitality.
British Beer and Pub Association describes the crisis as greater than that even posed by the Second World War