Majority of drinkers satisfied with Covid-19 safety steps

As the UK on-trade reopens its doors, 80% of drinkers said they were very satisfied with coronavirus safety measures implemented by pubs and bars, according to new research. Pubs and bars in England were able to reopen on 4 July, following months of enforced closures implemented in an attempt to stop the spread of coronavirus. According to research from the We Hear You initiative from analysts CGA and Yumpingo, and trade group UK Hospitality, nine…

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US hospitality sector sees 1.5m workers return

Businesses in the US hospitality industry brought back 1.5 million employees in June as economic activity in the country picked up following the relaxation of lockdown measures in certain states. Lockdown measures implemented in the US to stem the spread of Covid-19 resulted in closures and rising unemployment across the country between March and April. However, as these measures have begun easing, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics found that total employment rose by 4.8m…

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