Almost a third of Aviation Gin’s online sales will be donated to The Drinks Trust in an effort to support bar staff through the Covid-19 pandemic, actor, producer and the brand’s owner Ryan Reynolds has announced.
The hospitality industry could see one million jobs lost due to an extended period of social distancing, unless more measures to protect these businesses are put in place, UKHospitality (UKH) has warned.
About 10% (31) of the country’s 325 councils have paid out less than a quarter of grants to eligible businesses with Birmingham, Manchester and Brighton among the “worst culprits”, new research has found.
After placing more than 9m ordinary shares and negotiating new credit facilities, Loungers – the operator behind the Lounge and Cosy Club brands – believes it has sufficient capital to weather the Covid-19 crisis.
The hospitality industry needs to see more innovative solutions from the Government, as opposed to just bailouts and loans, if it is to survive and move forward post-lockdown, according to Brewhouse & Kitchen CEO Kris Gumbrell.