UK pub and bar numbers grow for first time in a decade

The number of pubs and bars in the UK grew by 315 to 39,130 in 2019 – the first increase in a decade. According to the Office for National Statistic’s (ONS) Economies of ale: changes in the UK pubs and bars sector, 2001 to 2019 report, the number of small pubs and bars – venues with fewer than 10 employees – in the UK increased for the first time in more than 15 years. In…

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