In a statement this week, the fast food operator said, "Putting the safety and well-being of our teams and customers first is our priority. Things may be a little different for a while, but our priority is making sure we’re looking out for you, our teams and our partners.
The ERSI have published their Quarterly Economic Commentary, saying: Given the high degree of uncertainty about the spread of COVID-19, our Summer Quarterly Economic Commentary assesses the future prospects for the Irish economy under three different scenarios: Baseline, Severe and Benign.
Our Baseline scenario (which is considered the most likely to occur) follows the government roadmap for reopening through to August. After this point, the economy begins to recover but operates below its ‘pre-pandemic’ level due to ongoing measures such as physical distancing. In the severe scenario a second wave of the COVID-19 outbreak with strict lockdown is assumed in Q4. The Benign scenario assumes successful disease suppression allows a return to economic normality in Q4.
Online check-in, protocols governing the use of lifts and sealed rooms are among the changes facing guests at hotels once the Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.
That's according to Pat McCann, CEO of Clayton, Maldron and Partner Hotels owner, Dalata Hotel Group, who has been outlining a vision of what a stay in one of its hotels will look like when they reopen.
Coming into 2020, the Irish foodservice industry, both in the Republic of Ireland and in Northern Ireland, was in a relatively strong position.
Bord Bia / Technomic research indicated that the foodservice industry totaled €8.6 billion on the island of Ireland at the end of 2019. Growth had been strong, with ROI showing 4.9% value growth in 2019 and NI growing at 3.5%.
Publicans say they would lose 87% of standing capacity if two-metre social distancing is introduced when bars reopen.
Their representatives say many pubs will only be able to function if the one-metre World Health Organization (WHO) guideline is adopted.
EFCEM has issued an invitation to attend the 2nd of their free webinars on 27th May from 14:00 – 15:30 to address issues related to Legislation-Standardisation In Global Markets.
Sodexo Ireland has launched ‘Rise with Sodexo’, the Sodexo Group’s new global programme to support clients in meeting the health, operational and confidence challenges resulting from the global Covid-19 pandemic when reopening workplaces.
Local authorities have today begun the roll out of the Business Re-start Grant application process. Access an example of the application from on the Fnigal County Council website HERE.
IFSA Members can now access the Chef Network & Musgrave MarketPlace webinar and panel discussion which took place on Tuesday, 19th May from 2pm – 3pm which explored the take-out, cook at home and retail models pioneered by Irish restaurants.
This document, supported by IFSA in relation to CATEX 2021, describes the steps that Irish Exhibition Organisers Association (IEOA) members in conjunction with Venue Operators shall take to reduce the risk of the spread of COVID-19 in an exhibition setting.
This protocol sits within the Government’s National Return to Work Safely Protocol and general COVID-19 prevention advice. As associate members of UFI – the global association for the exhibition industry, the IEOA have accessed and incorporated the best practices and recommendations that have been developed for both the European and Global exhibition industry.