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    Burger King adds Moto sites to openings


    Motorway service area operator Moto is to reopen 25 of its Burger King restaurants for takeaway only.

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    Neame: ‘Authentic pub experience’ possible with social distancing


    Although it may be a long road back to ‘normality,’ pubs will still be able to create a positive consumer experience despite covid-secure control measures, Jonathan Neame, Shepherd Neame CEO has said.

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    Goodbody on The Restaurant Group


    While Restaurant Group has faced a number of well documented challenges before the advent of the current coronavirus crisis took hold, including the oversupply of branded restaurant chains in the UK, cost inflation, high rents and struggling legacy brands, the closure of the sector for a quarter has presented a ...

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    New Covent Garden Market finds B2C route via Uber Eats


    Uber Eats has become the latest delivery platform to diversify into grocery, with a partnership with New Covent Garden Market.

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    Consumers pledge to support local restaurants when lockdown is over


    Consumers are planning to spend more in cafés and restaurants when restrictions are lifted, data from Barclaycard shows. 

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    Jane O’Riordan: Delivery is a learning opportunity, not an economic endeavour


    The growing number of operators choosing to re-launch or trial delivery in the past few weeks have not done so to make money, but to understand how they might operate in a post-lockdown ‘new normal,’ Jane O’Riodan, chairman of Red Engine, Turtle Bay and Caravan has said.

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    UKH: ‘Rent issue to be tackled imminently’


    Government support on rent is expected to be discussed and finalised in the next couple of weeks, and a debt enforcement moratorium to be introduced imminently, MCA’s The Conversation has heard.

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    Ten Entertainment well positioned for ‘new normal’


    Ten Entertainment Group is reconfiguring its bowling alley sites to make them “covid secure”.

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    Young’s has £285m of liquidity to handle ‘prolonged closure’


    Young’s Pubs has secured £30m under the Bank of England’s Covid Corporate Financing Facility.

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    McDonald’s announces new raft of openings


    McDonald’s UK CEO Paul Pomroy has announced a new wave of reopenings by the burger giant on Wednesday, although at first it will be on a delivery-only basis exclusively via Uber Eats. Orders will also be capped at £25. Pomroy said 15 restaurants in the South East will offer delivery from 11am tomorrow as we “seek to safely reopen our restaurants. We will have a £25 order cap as we adjust to smaller teams and social distancing in our kitchens. I want to reiterate the restaurants, Drive Thrus and their car parks remain closed, we will only be serving food via Uber Eats this week.

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    JRS extended until October


    Rishi Sunak has extended the JRS until October and does not plan to reduce the level of support from the existing 80%. He told parliament that more detail would follow at the end of May, but said he wanted to reassure people they would “continue to receive the same level of overall support as they do now at 80% of their current salary”. He also said there would be no reduction in the existing cap of £2,500 per month.

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    Subway to open 600 stores


    Subway is to open just over 600 stores, a quarter of its UK estate, in a phased reopening plan. 

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    Government guidance released for safe takeaway operations


    Following Johnson’s phased reopening announcement on Sunday, the Government has released new guidance to advise hospitality venues on how to operate a safe takeaway service.

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    Sector-specific furlough extension hoped for this week


    A sector-specific extension to the furlough scheme could be announced later this week, UK Hospitality CEO Kate Nicholls has said.

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    Venues ‘crowded by design’ unlikely to open in July


    Hospitality spaces that are ‘crowded by design’ will be unlikely to open at the beginning of July, new details in the Government’s coronavirus recovery strategy have revealed.

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    Trade bodies call on Government for further pub support


    UK Hospitality, the BBPA and the BII have called on the Government to introduce further measures to support pubs through the coronavirus crisis.

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    Operators continue to reopen for takeaway and delivery


    Starbucks, Subway, Chipotle, Caffe Nero and Loungers are among the latest operators to reopen sites for delivery and takeaway services this week.

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    Starbucks to open 150 stores


    Starbucks has announced it will open approximately 150 stores across the UK for takeaway and drive-thru this week.

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    PM touts July for reopening


    Boris Johnson suggested last night that the hospitality industry could start to return to normal in July, but failed to provide any detail as to how that might happen. While the industry has wrestled with the inherent complexity and financial viability of reopening social venues under existing social distancing guidelines, the PM said last night that “if the numbers support it, we will hope to reopen at least some of the hospitality industry and other public places, provided they are safe and support social distancing.”

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    Navigating the double edged sword of delivery


    Delivery and takeaway are one of the only tangible ways left for operators to serve customers during the coronavirus outbreak. With consumers no longer able to eat out, common sense logic assumed they would simply transfer spending to delivery. Yet for various reasons, this has not played out ...