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New Coronavirus rules: what they mean for hospitality businesses

New Coronavirus rules: what they mean for hospitality businesses

By BigHospitality

The Government has introduced new rules for hospitality businesses from today, including a 10pm curfew, the displaying of NHS QR code posters and mandatory face masks for workers. Here's what the rules mean for your business, staff and customers.

MasterChef finalist Andrew Kojima's Koj has closed permanently Cheltenham Coronavirus

MasterChef finalist Andrew Kojima's Koj has closed permanently

By BigHospitality

MasterChef finalist Andrew Kojima says he will not reopen his Cheltenham-based casual dining Japanese restaurant Koj as a direct result of the Government’s further restrictions on hospitality during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Gusto 'secures its future' after CVA approved Coronavirus restaurant closures

Gusto 'secures its future' after CVA approved

By James McAllister

Italian restaurant chain Gusto has completed a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) that will save more than 600 jobs but also see four sites closed permanently.

Hospitality curfew rules reaction restaurant pubs and bars

Anger, confusion and dismay: sector reacts to curfew rules

By Joe Lutrario

The hospitality industry has reacted with a mixture of anger, confusion and dismay to the curfew that comes into effect tomorrow (Thursday 24 September) alongside other restrictions intended to slow the spread of Coronavirus.

Sourced Market makes regional debut in Leeds

Sourced Market makes regional debut

By James McAllister

Healthy deli and dining brand Sourced Market has opened its first regional site at Leeds Skelton Lake Services, the new M1 service station from Extra MSA Group.

How I Got Here with Lunar Pub Company co-founder Hubert Beatson-Hird

How I Got Here: Hubert Beatson-Hird

By James McAllister

Restaurateur Hubert Beatson-Hird is owner director of the Lunar Pub Company, which he founded with chef Oliver Marlowe.

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By Arla Pro

The Coronavirus pandemic has brought numerous problems to restaurateurs, either with the enforced lockdown of the summer or the continuing issues around customer distancing and a drop in covers, but many restaurants have tackled the issue head on and...

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