Takeaway – A lifeline for the sector

By |2020-11-16T15:25:17+01:00November 16th, 2020|

Pubs, restaurants and cafes can offer takeaway service The temporary measures introduced in March allowed restaurants, pubs and cafes to provide a food takeaway service without having to apply for planning permission.  These measures have been extended until 23 March 2022. This extension aims to allow businesses to plan ahead and adapt to changes in [...]

Did you Click and Collect this weekend?

By |2020-11-10T11:15:18+01:00November 10th, 2020|

New rules for Lockdown 2 During the Spring lockdown pubs, cafes and restaurants were allowed to sell food and drink to takeaway. But this time around the Government initially decided that takeaway alcohol would not be permitted during lockdown 2. Delivery or click and collect permitted However, in a welcome U turn the Government announced [...]

Tier 2 and struggling? Additional Government support announced

By |2020-10-22T19:26:21+01:00October 22nd, 2020|

In our recent article “Pub or Restaurant – is your meal substantial enough?” here we outlined the new Government Job Support Scheme (JSS) which is to be introduced from 1 November 2020.  We highlighted the different levels of support available to pubs in tiers 2 and 3. In some cases pubs were more likely to [...]

Pub or Restaurant – Is your meal substantial enough?

By |2020-10-19T17:12:52+01:00October 19th, 2020|

The new ‘three-tier traffic light’ system Following the Government’s recent introduction of the new tier restrictions (medium, high and very high), a number of new coronavirus local lockdowns have sprung up across the UK. Pub or restaurant? As part of the new tier 3 rules, restaurants can remain open but pubs must shut. Pubs that [...]

Eat Out to Help Out scheme starts today!

By |2020-08-03T16:16:57+01:00August 3rd, 2020|

The Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme starts today and runs throughout August.  This is a welcome boost for the hospitality sector so badly hit by the lockdown. There remains a very real concern that customer confidence is still low and that diners are not planning to venture out to eat for some time [...]

Track and Trace – are your outlets GDPR compliant?

By |2020-07-06T16:40:44+01:00July 6th, 2020|

Last updated: 6 July 2020 Track and Trace to support re-opening The Government permitted pubs, bars and restaurants to re-open from 4 July 2020 as part of its easing of COVID-19 restrictions and unlocking of the UK economy. The Government’s NHS Track and Trace scheme is supporting this re-opening of the economy. As part of [...]