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.
Pledging money and producing hand sanitiser are just two things those who supply the on-trade are doing to help the industry amid the Covid-19 pandemic. This live report will be updated with the latest information.
Pubs will still be able to offer food and drinks (including alcohol, subject to licensing conditions) delivery and takeaways while closed to the public, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has confirmed to The Morning Advertiser.