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‘Lengthy and painful’ recovery anticipated by hospitality operators

22 June 2020 by

Hospitality operators are anticipating a “lengthy and painful” recovery with demand expected to remain suppressed for[...]


Confirmation of 4 July opening expected on Tuesday alongside distancing update

22 June 2020 by

Confirmation of a 4 July opening date for hospitality and the outcome of the review into[...]


Johnson’s two-metre review delays hospitality reopening date confirmation and guidelines

18 June 2020 by

Prime minister Boris Johnson’s review of the two-metre physical distancing guidelines has delayed both the publication[...]


Two-metre distancing rule to be reviewed ahead of hospitality reopening

15 June 2020 by

Boris Johnson has set up a review into the two-metre distancing rule in what is being[...]


Purpose-built ‘socially distanced’ restaurant unveiled by Cornish hotel

12 June 2020

A hotel in Cornwall has unveiled what it calls the first purpose-built socially distanced hotel restaurant.


The Ledbury to remain closed indefinitely with Brett Graham calling one-metre distancing rules ‘unworkable’

09 June 2020

The two-Michelin-starred Ledbury restaurant in London's Notting Hill will remain closed indefinitely, with owner Brett Graham saying it would be impossible to keep staff and customers safe with even one-metre distancing restrictions in place.


‘We’re ready to open on 22 June, but need certainty’ UKHospitality tells government

08 June 2020 by

Many businesses are “ready to open”, but need certainty on times and conditions, UKHospitality has said[...]


Wasabi appoints KPMG as it looks to negotiate turnover-based rents

08 June 2020 by

Wasabi has appointed KPMG to lead discussions with landlords as it bids to move to a[...]


Marcus Wareing's survey finds guests have appetite for dining out with precautions, but not face masks

05 June 2020 by

While consumers do have widespread concerns about returning to restaurants, the majority do not want to[...]


Tortilla, Wasabi and Drake & Morgan introduce technology to ease distancing protocols

04 June 2020 by

Tortilla, Wasabi and Drake & Morgan are among the latest operators to sign up with restaurant[...]


JD Wetherspoon unveils initial £11m social distancing plan

22 May 2020

JD Wetherspoon has unveiled plans to invest £11m to implement social distancing measures across its estate of 875 pubs across the UK and Ireland


Marcus Wareing releases survey to inform how restaurants should reopen

21 May 2020

Marcus Wareing has unveiled a survey to help restaurants plan how to ensure their guests feel comfortable and relaxed when they are able to dine out once again.

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