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.
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.
Medirest, the healthcare division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has extended its partnership with University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) to deliver FM services across 26 sites.
More than 20 leading companies and individuals from the food service sector have joined forces to launch ‘Food Service Circle’ (FSC) - a platform aiming to offer support to those affected by the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.