Bar chain Revolution weighs up closures over Covid curfew

Firm considers whether to launch company voluntary arrangement

Revolution, the city centre bar chain, is considering shutting venues after it was rocked by the latest government-imposed Covid-19 restrictions, including the 10pm curfew that began this week.

Revolution, which has about 70 bars, said it was weighing up whether to launch a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) – a form of insolvency procedure that struggling businesses can use to shrink rather than risk failure.

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