Marston’s negotiates £70m banking facility
Marston’s has negotiated a £70m banking facility for 180 days in order to provide it with the financial flexibility to get through the short-term effects of the coronavirus crisis."
Michels & Taylor shares its hotel reopening plan with the industry
Hotel management firm Michels & Taylor is sharing its hotel reopening plan with the industry in a bid to help other management teams prepare for a relaxation of restrictions imposed as a result of coronavirus.
The new blueprint for operating: what operators expect after lockdown
Although the future for our sector is unclear, operators can and should be using this time to plan ahead. But many business leaders advise thinking in terms of a new opening, rather than a relaunch.
Like-for-like restaurant and pub sales fell 58% in March
Like-for-like sales in pubs, restaurants and bars fell 58% last month as trading slowed dramatically even before the official lockdown on 20 March."
Coronavirus: at least three more weeks of lockdown announced
The UK is to remain in lockdown for at least a further three weeks after foreign secretary Dominic Raab announced an extension to the existing limits on daily life.
Burger King begins phased reopening of restaurants
Burger King is to begin a phased reopening of its restaurants, starting with four sites that will be delivery only.