FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Hospitality leaders reflect on the last 12 months
One year on from the UK first going into lockdown and undoubtedly, the hospitality sector has faced one of its toughest challenges.
According to UK Hospitality, the industry has lost more than six hundred thousand jobs and sales of £86bn gone. Businesses have been working together, with organisations keeping trade moving.
Aine Morris runs Bristol Food Union - an organisation like many right across the UK that’s helped to support independent food & hospitality, and help feed the city of Bristol during the Covid-19 crisis.
UK Hospitality estimate roughly 12,000 hospitality businesses have had to close across Britain due to the pandemic - and it came up in the commons yesterday.
One year on - despite the challenges - there are lessons to take away...
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