We’re sure we can all admit that spending so much time at home can make you feel like the world has stopped. So here’s an update with five articles to read and watch to give you an idea of what’s going on in the hospitality industry and outside.
Restaurants pull together to provide 300,000 meals for NHS staff.
Restaurants including Pizza Hut, Lewis Hamilton’s Neat Burger and Itsu are working with Deliveroo to supply Nhs workers with over 300,000 free meals while they fight the virus on the front line.
Carluccio’s Restaurant empire at risk
Restaurant giant Carluccios has gone into administration and placed most of their workforce on the government-backed furlough scheme. Siting challenging trading conditions exacerbated by the Coronavirus crisis Carluccios is one of the first big casualties of the hospitality industry. Read the full article here.
Landlords threaten legal action against Hospitality Operators
With the rent due on many properties this week and cash flow is a big issue for hospitality venues, many have decided to withhold rent. Needless to say, this has not gone down well with the landlords with many threatening legal action.
Time for some good news
These few weeks have been really tough so let’s have some of the good news presented by The Office’s Jim aka John Krasinki.
Broadband limits lifted during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Being on house arrest is difficult at the best of times so news of a government-brokered deal to do away with limited broadband connections couldn’t come at a better time.