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  • Writer's picturePeter Backman

The industry continues to wait...

Whilst there is some sign of activity in the foodservice sector – a heartbeat somewhere in the takeaway and delivery sector, most businesses are turning their thoughts to how to open up, whenever that is allowed. Sadly, many are facing an existential crisis as they see their liquidity running out.

It seems as though the government is sympathetic to the needs of the foodservice and hospitality and leisure sector, which is likely to be asked to endure the implications of lockdown for longer than any other sector in the economy. But, it remains to be seen whether this will be turned into action.

In his address yesterday evening, the prime minister revealed some restrictions “in parts of the hospitality industry” may be lifted by July. The industry waits with baited breath to see what this might look like…

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