The hospitality sector is prepared for the further restrictions that have been introduced as a result of the mounting threat of a second wave outbreak of the coronavirus, according to some figures in the industry.
ONS data recently revealed that 62 per cent of adults reported commuting to work last week compared with 36 per cent in May. It’s welcome news and a step in the right direction. However, I fear it is papering over the cracks.
Take-up of office and laboratory space in the Oxford-Cambridge Arc has remained resilient in the first half of this year as the region’s leading role in the fight against Covid-19 drives demand for space.
The long-time competitor of contractor caterers, as many commentators have argued, has been the high street, tempting employees away from their workplace offerings. These days, however, caterers have a new foe – the kitchen or pantry in people’s homes.