Publicans suing FBD Insurance over its refusal to indemnify them for losses incurred by the Covid pandemic are seeking aggravated damages, the Commercial Court was told.
Michael Cush, senior counsel for two of the Dublin-based pubs, said it is “very difficult” to see the basis for which FBD had seen fit to defend the proceedings given its obligations to customers.
The government has decided today that, as of midnight on Wednesday 21 October, all of Ireland will be placed on Level 5 of the Plan for Living with COVID with a small number of exceptions as set out below.
This action is based on current public health advice, the deteriorating situation with the disease across the country and the government’s objectives to support families by keeping schools and childcare facilities open, maintaining non-COVID health services and protecting the vulnerable.
Level 5 restrictions will remain in place for a period of 6 weeks.
Dillon Kelly Cregan have released a comprehensive overview of the highlights of Budget 2021 for business operators.
This covers all key areas of the Budget including details of Business Tax, CRSS, Personal Tax, Stamp Duty, and Carbon Tax.
A new support scheme for businesses impacted by Covid-19 restrictions was announced in today's budget. The Covid Restrictions Support Scheme (CRSS) provides support for businesses who have had to prohibit or restrict access to customers due to Level 3 or higher restrictions. Maximum payments of €5,000 per week will be made to businesses impacted by Level 3 or higher restrictions.
This year’s annual foodservice seminar will take the form of a virtual event where we will be broadcasting live from the RDS from 10AM – 12:30PM on Wednesday, 11th November 2020.
Bord Bia will be publishing findings from the end of year Foodservice Market Insights report, building on the 2020 (May) Irish Foodservice Industry White Paper in terms of quantifying the size of the market by sector and forecasting developments for 2021.
The following survey aims to provide a snapshot of attitudes towards current marketplace conditions and the economic climate. It will be repeated monthly with a view to gaining a unique perspective on how the hospitality supplier sector sees itself and how it views the outlook for the industry over the short to medium term. This should take no more than 15 minutes of your time. Thank you in anticipation of your support, we need all members to respond if possible. This month's survey will be open from 12th - 19th October.
Key points of Budget 2021 as summarised by breakingnews.ie covering:
The IFSA Chair, Patrick Clement has written to CATEX exhibitors this week with a announcement regarding the dates for CATEX 2021.
"Following ongoing consultation by the board of IFSA with exhibitors and our partners and faced with the backdrop of uncertainly which COVID brings to us all, we have taken the decision to reschedule CATEX 2021 to 23-25 March 2021.
The rationale behind choosing this date was a combination of trying to keep CATEX 2021 ahead of the Spring/ Summer hospitality season, while giving ourselves some additional time to assess how COVID-19 will be effecting us all, and how we as a Country will be dealing with it in the New Year.
Danish environmentally friendly air purifier reduces corona virus in the air quickly and significantly
An air purifier developed and manufactured in Denmark reduces virus in the air. With the air purifier the reduction of virus is both fast and significant, states a new study conducted by the Danish Technological Institute.
A study from the Danish Technological Institute states that the Danish-developed air purifier MAC500 effectively reduces viruses from the air. In rooms where the air purifier is in use, a surrogate virus 7-10 times more resistant than Sars Cov-2 was reduced by 89 percent during the first hour, and this is very exciting news according to the manufacturer, JIMCO A/S.