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Eat Out To Help Out successful despite sales drop in week two

17 August 2020 by

Latest consumer data has shown a slight decrease in sales for the second week of the Eat Out To Help Out scheme, yet sales are still up 30% across pubs, restaurants and bars compared with the week before the initiative[...]

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Wetherspoon's Tim Martin calls for scientific evidence not 'assumptions' of virus transmission in pubs

12 August 2020 by

JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has called for more transparency on data surrounding the transmission of Covid-19 after a University of Aberdeen professor spoke of outbreaks “associated with pubs”.

Half of restaurants to close without £1.8b emergency package, warns Restaurants Association of Ireland News

Half of restaurants to close without £1.8b emergency package, warns Restaurants Association of Ireland

22 June 2020 by

Half of all restaurants in Ireland will close unless the government intervenes with an emergency grant[...]

Pride of Britain welcomes three Scottish hotels News

Pride of Britain welcomes three Scottish hotels

16 June 2020 by

Pride of Britain Hotels has announced three new members: the Fife Arms in Braemar, Fingal in[...]

'Worsening labour market' to come as workers on payroll fall by 600,000 News

'Worsening labour market' to come as workers on payroll fall by 600,000

16 June 2020 by

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has confirmed a fall of 600,000 people in work despite[...]

Distancing and hygiene measures will be key for frequent pub and restaurant diners News

Distancing and hygiene measures will be key for frequent pub and restaurant diners

02 June 2020 by

The majority of frequent pub and restaurant goers want to see all social distancing and sanitisation[...]

Report from China shows ‘polarised’ consumer attitudes around eating and drinking out News

Report from China shows ‘polarised’ consumer attitudes around eating and drinking out

18 May 2020

‘Polarised’ consumer attitudes to eating and drinking out have been seen in China’s bar and restaurant markets including in Wuhan, the epicentre of the Covid-19 crisis, since lockdown restrictions were lifted, according to a report by CGA.

Marriott’s first-quarter results 'dramatically impacted' by Covid-19 News

Marriott’s first-quarter results 'dramatically impacted' by Covid-19

12 May 2020

Marriott's first-quarter results have been "dramatically impacted" by Covid-19, with a net income totalling $31m (£25m) compared with $375m (£304m) for last year's first-quarter.

Study to examine how pubs and restaurants can safely reopen when restrictions ease News

Study to examine how pubs and restaurants can safely reopen when restrictions ease

11 May 2020 by

A new study by the University of Stirling is to look at how licensed premises, including[...]

Survey shows 17% of hospitality businesses have made redundancies during lockdown News

Survey shows 17% of hospitality businesses have made redundancies during lockdown

07 May 2020 by

Despite the “hugely detrimental impact on profits” caused by Covid-19, only 17% of pubs, bars and[...]

Consumer confidence 'decimated' as operators look at long-term consequences News

Consumer confidence 'decimated' as operators look at long-term consequences

05 May 2020 by

Confidence in the hospitality market has been “decimated” with London hardest hit, group chief executive of[...]

Survey finds 81% of accommodation and foodservice businesses ‘temporarily closed or paused trading’ News

Survey finds 81% of accommodation and foodservice businesses ‘temporarily closed or paused trading’

24 April 2020 by

Some 81% of accommodation and foodservice businesses temporarily closed or paused trading between 23 March and[...]

Compass committed to supporting frontline staff to provide ‘critical and essential services’ News

Compass committed to supporting frontline staff to provide ‘critical and essential services’

23 April 2020

Compass has released a statement detailing the group’s status in terms of their people, purpose and performance in light of the recent weeks’ disruption across the various sectors it serves and supports.

Food and drink supply chain must be protected, government told News

Food and drink supply chain must be protected, government told

17 April 2020

Government must ensure the “continuation of critical imports and exports of food and drink at this critical time”, voices from across the supply chain have said.

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