By M&C Report team2005-08-16T09:11:00+01:00
Fuller’s finance director Adam Councell has informed the board of his intention to step down from his role at the pub and hotel business.
A one-off grant of £1,000 for wet-led pubs forced to close because of coronavirus has been criticised for not doing enough to support pubs through winter.
Fullers has released a trading statement for the 23 weeks to 5 September 2020 ahead of its AGM later this morning (10 September). After lockdown closed its estate, Fuller’s began reopening sites on 4 July and now has over 90% of its pubs and hotels open. Like for like sales are currently 80% and the business said sales in August were boosted by the EOHO scheme. It said Cotswold Inns & Hotels, which Fuller’s acquired in October 2019, also benefitted from the staycation trend.
The hospitality sector’s supply chain is facing collapse, placing over 300,000 jobs at risk, without immediate financial support from Government, new research has revealed.
Carlsberg is expecting a surge in demand this summer similar to a boom seen a century ago as more people are vaccinated and lockdowns lift, according to the beer company’s CEO.
Burger King, Brewdog, Nando’s and The Restaurant Group are among leading hospitality operators who have come together to establish the Zero Carbon Forum.
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