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The City Pub Group seeks £22m through new shares placing


The City Pub Group is looking to raise up to £22m to strengthen its balance sheet with a placement of new shares after the business was hit by the coronavirus outbreak.


Kent studio project still set for action in 2020


Ashford studio developers aim to break ground this year despite planning delay

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Covid-19: NewRiver reassures investors on virus outbreak


NewRiver REIT has said it was well prepared for the closure of pubs across the UK as the nation prepares for more emergency measures to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus.


Covid-19: Leon to turn its UK restaurants into shops


Fast food restaurant Leon is turning its 65 UK restaurants into shops, selling meals via both click-and collect and delivery from 25 March.


Covid-19: British Land lays out plans to support tenants


British Land has set plans in motion to support its hospitality tenants that have been forced to close.

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Calls for extreme measures to save retail and leisure sectors


Fears mount that government’s coronavirus measures will not be enough to stop businesses going under

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NewRiver suspends dividend as it seeks to preserve cash during coronavirus crisis


NewRiver REIT has suspended dividend payments as it tackles the coronavirus outbreak, telling investors its focus was on managing cash resources “very carefully” and maintaining liquidity.

Leisure features & opinions

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