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Pub and restaurant sales down 40% from last year News

Pub and restaurant sales down 40% from last year

16 July 2020 by

Restaurants and pubs in England who had reopened by 6 July have reported collective like-for-like sales[...]

UK economy shrank by 19.1% in the three months to May News

UK economy shrank by 19.1% in the three months to May

14 July 2020 by

The UK economy shrank by 19.1% in the three months to May, and by a record[...]

Lack of 'momentum' could see Scottish venues remain closed on Wednesday News

Lack of 'momentum' could see Scottish venues remain closed on Wednesday

13 July 2020 by

A lack of momentum across the hospitality and tourism sectors in Scotland, particularly in city centres,[...]

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[...]

'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

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has confirmed a fall of 600,000 people in work despite the unemployment rate remaining unchanged at 3.9% in the three months to March and the three months to April.

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

The majority of frequent pub and restaurant goers want to see all social distancing and sanitisation measures “overtly put in place” before they will feel comfortable eating and drinking out again, a focus group has revealed.

Operators must prioritise hygiene to build 'high level of trust' News

Operators must prioritise hygiene to build 'high level of trust'

28 May 2020 by

Almost two-thirds (63%) of British consumers say they will return to restaurants, bars or cafes in[...]

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 by

‘Polarised’ consumer attitudes to eating and drinking out have been seen in China’s bar and restaurant[...]

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

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

12 May 2020 by

Marriott's first-quarter results have been "dramatically impacted" by Covid-19, with a net income totalling $31m (£25m)[...]

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[...]

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