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ROWBACK ON THE ROADMAP: How might the events sector react?

 

We’re aware of the roadmap, with many given the dates they’ve so long been craving for - but the Prime Minister is still facing calls to go even faster.

The Covid Recovery Group of over 70 backbench MPs has pushed the PM to do more - but Chris Whitty, appearing in front of MPs says we need to be careful.

To combat concerns, the government could be forced to row back on the roadmap - Mark represents independent food and drink businesses right across the UK - and has been considering what might happen...

The pandemic has seen a record number of hospitality businesses do things differently, whether that be moving trade online or offering alternative meal options - and with the vast majority of Mark’s members mobile without the luxury of a shop front only qualify for some government support- it’s not always been easy

Additional support was unveiled by the chancellor in the budget - but due to the nature of the events sector, there have been challenges.

Looking ahead to the summer and outdoor events - Greg is bringing Beer Central to the city of Birmingham in July, after the pandemic scuppered plans last year.

Craft beer festival, Beer Central, will take place on Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd July at The Mill in Digbeth.

Tickets are available here

For a limited time festival-goers can choose to 'buy now' (£1 card charge) and 'pay later' - the balance due when the festival happens. This applies to all tickets, including weekenders and Beer Central festival goodie bags. The balance will only leave the account 21 days prior to the festival happening.

 

 


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