All Late Night Venues (Nightclubs) articles

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    News

    In pictures: Rekom opens debut Heidi’s in Cardiff

    2022-03-11T08:42:00Z

    The late-night operator has brought the Scandinavian brand to the UK as part of its wider growth and acquisition strategy

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    News

    NTIA urges PM to #LetUsDance on NYE

    2021-12-24T07:40:00Z

    The Night Time Industries Association has written an open letter to the Prime Minister urging him to end the uncertainty for the UK’s late night sector.

  • PRYZM-Nottingham
    News

    Peter Marks: ‘Nightclub closures another kick in the teeth for beleaguered sector’

    2021-12-23T15:44:00Z

    The move by the Scottish and Welsh governments has been criticised by the Rekom chairman as being yet “more baseless restrictions”.

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    News

    Scottish nightclubs to close on 27 December

    2021-12-23T14:35:00Z

    Nightclubs in the country will close for a three-week period following Boxing Day, following consultation with the industry

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    News

    Third of late-night venues fear new year closure

    2021-12-20T17:02:00Z

    On average, late night venues have lost around £46k per unit in lost sales and cancellations so far over the festive period, according to a new poll by the Night Time Industries Association.

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    News

    Nightclubs in Wales to close after Boxing Day

    2021-12-17T08:00:00Z

    Night Time Industries Association’s chief executive Michael Kill says the sector has been placed in an untenable position and has no choice but “to come out fighting”.

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    News

    Vaccine passports rule evaded with furniture

    2021-11-08T07:51:00Z

    Scottish nightclubs have been getting creative in a bid to avoid the requirements for guests to have vaccine passports by putting seats on their dancefloors.

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    Interviews

    Late night operators have ‘failed to get safety message across’

    2021-10-29T07:36:00Z

    Following reports about spiking by injection, Rekom UK CEO Peter Marks told MCA it had found no evidence of any needles during checks on guests entering its venues

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    News

    Women boycott clubs amid ‘spiking epidemic’

    2021-10-24T11:48:00Z

    Students are planning to boycott nightclubs next week as part of nationwide protests, with more than 30 universities taking part in the campaign in a bid to force venues to increase safety measures.

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    News

    Shortage of door staff risking public safety

    2021-10-18T07:42:58.217Z

    The late-night sector has struggled to fill vacancies since it reopened in July after many people left the industry due to the prolonged shutdown period during the pandemic.

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    News

    Nightclub definition will capture swatches of Scottish late-night venues

    2021-09-22T07:01:00Z

    First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s definition of a nightclub, in relation to the introduction of vaccine passports, will capture swatches of Scotland’s nighttime economy, UKHospitality Scotland has warned.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Caution remains as consumers return to nightclubs

    2021-08-09T07:39:00Z

    Research from CGA indicates consumers have shown strong interest in visiting nightclubs since reopening on July 19, with 43% of 18 to 24 year olds – a core demographic for the late night sector - having visited a nightclub within ten days of them reopening. However, there were also signs of apprehension among some returning guests.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Majority of consumers have returned to hospitality since July 19

    2021-08-02T08:37:00Z

    CGA research indicates that 56% of consumers have returned to restaurants, pubs and bars since 19 July, although a continued focus on social distancing measures in venues is keeping sales below pre-Covid levels. In total, around three quarters (73%) of consumers have returned to the out-of-home market since venues could reopen in April.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Further 12,000 licensed premises set to reopen on 19 July

    2021-07-16T07:42:00Z

    New research from CGA and AlixPartners predicts 12,000 hospitality venues could reopen next Monday, but several challenges remain for the sector. The latest edition of the Market Recovery Monitor reveals net closures across the licensed sector equivalent to 25 per day during the last 12 months.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Late night venues to benefit from 18-30s

    2021-07-13T07:45:00Z

    Research shows the vast majority of young people aged 18-30 plan to responsibly return to late night leisure venues, with three quarters of respondents happy to adhere to government guidelines and measures. Yet, average spending could be 7% lower.  

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    News

    House of Song to open second live music venue

    2018-01-16T08:28:54.520Z

    The House of Song is to open its second live music venue, Studio 88, off Leicester Square, later this month.

  • News

    Novus appoints first graduate roles

    2015-08-12T07:56:00Z

    Nightclub operator Novus Leisure has launched a graduate scheme to help young people learn and develop in the hospitality sector

  • Toby Smith of Stonegate
    Opinion

    Licence to develop

    2015-04-10T16:35:00Z

    Toby Smith left Stonegate Pub Company looking for a new challenge. In taking the top seat at Novus Leisure he has certainly chosen one, but he tells Mark Wingett that he has a strong base on which to build and a new format that he believes could be a phenomenal success

  • Mark McQuater of Inventive Leisure
    Analysis & Insight

    Shaken-up

    2015-02-17T08:32:00Z

    Over the last two years Revolution Bars and chief executive Mark McQuater have helped each other restore their reputations. From a failed sales process, the company has dusted itself down and under McQuater impressively re-invented itself leading to a re-engaged consumer and an uplift in sales

  • Steve Ball, Columbo
    Opinion

    “Just one more thing… ”

    2015-02-13T16:27:00Z

    London’s late-night sector is globally renowned but, as Columbo Group co-founder Steve Ball tells James Wallin, the authorities are not doing enough to support a sector that enriches the capital both culturally and economically