Health & safety

Successful weekend: licensees who reopened their pubs said trade went well

Super Saturday

Pubs report smooth and safe reopenings

By Nikkie Thatcher

Licensees from across the country have reported successful reopenings over last weekend (Saturday 4 July) with takings on par with 2019.

Results in: the trade was split in half as to whether to open on 4 July or not

50% of pubs 'may not open on 4 July'

By Nikkie Thatcher

Half of operators don’t know or are not planning to reopen on 4 July, according to the latest data from a weekly survey.

Safety measures: the Government has laid out a number of guidelines operators should adhere to for reopening

Gov reopening guidance

How to keep customers and staff safe when reopening

By Nikkie Thatcher

A stringent cleaning regime, rearranging furniture and keeping safe distances from each other are just three of the steps operators need to take to keep guests and workers safe amid reopening.

Staff precautions: what does Government guidance for post-lockdown pubs say about staffing reopened venues?

Gov Reopening Guidance

How should operators manage staff in post-lockdown pubs?

By Stuart Stone

What does the Government's guidance for the post-lockdown hospitality sector say about which staff should return to pubs and bars from 4 July and how operators should manage their socially distanced shifts?

Risk: all pubs must complete a coronavirus risk assessment before reopening

Gov Reopening Guidance

How to manage risk when reopening your pub

By Nicholas Robinson

Government guidance for pubs reopening from 4 July clearly states that businesses must carry out detailed risk assessments before putting coronavirus prevention control measures in place and opening to staff and the public.

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