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Restaurants & Takeaways
Coronavirus challenging times in 2020
• Rising costs
Rising costs are forcing many sit down restaurants to close venues.
• 3rd party apps
Usage of third-party food ordering/delivery apps is increasing rapidly.
• Fast food
Dining out and home cooking are losing out to takeaway meals.
Hospitality sector responds to
Many in the sector
the way their
On March 16th, the Prime Minister advised people
The hospitality sector has been one of the hardest
to avoid visiting pubs, bars and restaurants and a
hit with hospitality one of the first to be affected
few days later on 20th March, it felt like the end of
by the crisis, and likely to be one of the last to
the road for the sector when all restaurants, bars
re-emerge. Although there is government
Your sector has been
the hardest hit and
will be among the
last to re-emerge.
and pubs were closed. However, a lifeline came
support available as identified in our Business
with the news that restaurants could operate as
Help Guide, many of you have been unable
a takeaway without the need for separate
to access that support. Nevertheless, we at
Utility Bidder have been amazed not just at the
Give yourselves a
round of applause your resilience and
generosity has been
resilience demonstrated by our many customers
Many in the sector have transformed their
in the sector, but also by your generosity in
restaurant businesses to takeaways which has
offering support to key workers and the most
means a lot of adaptation of menus, kitchens
vulnerable in our society.
And as we know, Brits do love their takeaways
23% of adults order
takeaways more than once a week (pre
COVID-19 figures). In these unprecedented
times, takeaways have also had to adapt to new
competition (from the restaurants) and coping
with more orders, often with less staff.
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