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.