Safety

Breathing room: what difference could adopting WHO’s one-metre social distancing guidance make to the UK’s pubs after lockdown ends?

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Scaled down social distancing ‘might just save’ pubs

By Stuart Stone

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...

Vulnerable to crime: what measures can you put in place to ensure the safety of your closed site?

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How to deter crime at your closed site

By Alice Leader

It’s a daunting prospect to work out how you can reinforce your security defences during an already uncertain and vulnerable time.

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

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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.

Danger to all: the inspection found serious deficiencies that put residents, hotel guests and staff members at risk

Publican sentenced over fire safety breaches

By Alice Leader

The owner of the Foresters Arms pub and hotel has been convicted after admitting serious breaches of fire safety law after its standards “fell far short”.