News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.
Banks told to help ensure viable businesses survive crisis
Banks have been told “we must ensure that firms whose business models were viable before this crisis remain viable once it is over”, in a letter from the chancellor, governor of the Bank of England and CEO of the FCA. "
This Shoreditch restaurant takes its ambition to source 100% of ingredients from the Britsh Isles seriously, whether sourced from farms or foraged in fields, as Emma Lake discovers
Pubs warned ‘flout rules and face losing your licence’
Police have warned landlords that if they breach the government-imposed lockdown and continue to serve customers they could lose their licence.
UKHospitality advises hotels against accepting leisure bookings
UKHospitality has advised hotels against accepting any leisure bookings and recommended existing holidaymakers consider if they can leave premises. "
McDonald’s shutters stores as social distancing takeaway service becomes 'increasingly difficult'
All McDonald’s sites will close by 7pm tonight, after the group said maintaining social distancing while offering drive-thru and takeaway services had become “increasingly difficult”.
New jobs board to link hospitality workers with positions in other sectors
A free new jobs portal has launched today to help redeploy hospitality workers out of work due to coronavirus to sectors in desperate need of extra staff.