News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.
McDonald's holds 'operational tests' as fast food giants look at partial reopening
McDonald’s has confirmed it will carry out “operational tests” this week as it explores a “potential and limited reopening” of sites."
Workplace caterers expect to see increases in pre-ordering, grab-and-go and shift dining
Workplace caterers can expect to see an increase in pre-ordering, grab-and-go dining and diverse shift patterns as workers return, a group of consultants and industry experts have said.
Chancellor launches 100%-taxpayer-backed loans up to £50,000
Businesses will be able to access 100%-taxpayer-backed loans of up to £50,000 after hospitality operators revealed more than half of applications had been turned down.
Minute on the clock: Melanie Brown, the Laundry, Brixton
Wine expert Melanie Brown opened all-day neighbourhood bistro and wine shop the Laundry in London’s Brixton last year."
Commercial landlords banned from using 'aggressive debt recovery tactics'
Commercial landlords will be banned from using “aggressive debt recovery tactics” as companies try to navigate the coronavirus crisis.
More than two-thirds will not feel comfortable visiting pubs when lockdown lifted
More than two-thirds of people will not feel comfortable returning to pubs and bars after the coronavirus lockdown is lifted, according to research by YouGov.