Brewer and pub operator Shepherd Neame has announced its plans for staff payment, which includes asking 85% of its employees to not work and a temporary salary reduction for higher paid staff who are still working.
A business finance specialist believes the Government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) may be making the same mistakes that a previous scheme did when it was launched a decade ago during the financial crisis of 2009.
Many pubs are choosing to close entirely rather than continue their operations as a takeaway or delivery service. Two gastropub operators share their advice to pubs closing down their kitchens about what to do with leftover food.
Two operators talk about the realities of operating or closing their pubs during the coronavirus pandemic in a special edition of The MA Podcast, which looks at the state of the on-trade amid the chaos.