Health & safety

Bless you: Brits still set to support the pub trade despite coronavirus


80% of Brits say coronavirus won’t put them off pub visits

By Nicholas Robinson

More than eight of 10 Britons asked have said coronavirus is unlikely to stop them from visiting the pub, despite some analysts suggesting there is a lack of consumer confidence and a drop in trade.

Cover your back: operators are advised to double check their insurance covers coronavirus


Does your insurance cover you for coronavirus?

By Alice Leader

Operators are being warned to check their insurance policies as, despite the Government making coronavirus a notifiable disease, many insurers may not have Covid-19 on their list as it is a new strain of the virus.

Minimising risk: a national office provider believes pubs delivering takeaways could help reduce the risk of the virus damaging their trade


Pubs ‘should switch to takeaways’ amid coronavirus panic

By Alice Leader

A national provider of office space is asking food outlets – including pubs – to “step up” and switch to delivering meals to staff across its buildings over the next few months during the coronavirus outbreak.

Taking measures: the Government has stated its rules on pay during sickness for Covid-19


Your guide to paying staff with coronavirus

By Alice Leader

The Government has announced today (3 March) that up to one fifth of employees may be absent from work during the peak of the coronavirus outbreak – so what do you need to know about paying these staff members?

Worldwide problem: coronavirus has hit countries across the globe


AB InBev loses £220m in revenue due to coronavirus

By Nikkie Thatcher

Global brewer AB InBev reported its revenue dropped as a result of coronavirus – this particular strain is known as Covid-19 – in the first two months of 2020, in its trading results.

Bold but necessary: Sky vows to reach zero carbon target by 2030 – the legal obligation is to do so by 2050

In association with Sky

How are pub companies focusing on sustainability?

By Nigel Huddleston

Customers want to buy from businesses that demonstrate a good environmental ideology – here are four of the best pubcos that were finalists at the 2019 Publican Awards

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