While Brits were doing their best to enjoy a VE Day bank holiday weekend in lockdown, Denmark cut social distancing from two metres to one metre in line with World Health Organisation (WHO) guidance. Could a similar step help UK pubs when the time comes...
The Government’s 50-page Covid-19 recovery plan states that ‘at least some’ pubs could open as early as 4 July. But what measures does it suggest could be in place to protect staff when they return to work?
The Government’s trial of a new coronavirus tracking app, which is being trialled in the Isle of Wight, could be the first step towards some sort of normality, healthcare experts and cabinet ministers have claimed.
You don’t need me to remind you that we are all living, and attempting to work as best we can, through incredibly challenging times. There is barely one aspect of our economy and day-to-day lives that has not been affected by Covid-19.
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.
For most of us, this is starting to feel like the end of the world. In such a short space of time, we’ve gone from something that seemed like an abstract problem in a far away part of the world to having the rug completely pulled out from under us.
Washing your hands, catching sneezes, disinfecting surfaces are all instructions publicans have taken on board to keep their site safe from coronavirus – but many are also going above and beyond these guidelines.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has announced that most businesses would not have purchased cover that will protect their loss of trade from coronavirus, even if Boris Johnson forcibly closes doors.
Operators are crying out for answers from pubcos and Government following Prime Minster Boris Johnson’s advice to the public yesterday telling them to stay clear of pubs, which has left the sector in financial limbo.
The Government’s latest advice to the public, advising them to “avoid pubs”, will be “catastrophic” for businesses and jobs, UKHospitality CEO Kate Nicholls has warned as she once again urged the country’s leaders to step in and save the sector.
Freeze on alcohol duties and business rates on pubs with rateable value under £51,000 abolished. Plus, national living wage to rise to £10.50 per hour by 2024. Here is a blow-by-blow account of Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak's first Budget.
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.
As the hospitality sector sees a drop in footfall and a wave of customers cancel bookings as a precaution against contracting coronavirus, trade body chief Kate Nicholls says customers are less likely to shun their local pub.
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.
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?
An Admiral Taverns pub hopes to get its ‘great community hub’ back on the right track around after its licence was suspended over complaints of disorder, antisocial behaviour and drug use on the premises.