Restaurants throughout the UK are facing economic headwinds as social distancing measures have been introduced to stop the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Boris Johnson’s advice on Monday to “avoid” restaurants that stopped short of mandating closures.
On 20th March 2020, the UK government announced the overnight closure of all dine-in restaurants, cafes, and pubs. Boris Johnson said it was vital to take more stringent steps to reduce the spread of the Covid-19 virus.
Last updated March 23rd, 2020
The affected establishments continue to be allowed to sell takeaway food and drink, further to that planning regulations have been relaxed to allow these establishments to start providing takeaways without a planning application.
The enforced closure will be reviewed on a monthly basis.
The government has recognised that this enforced closure will be “heartbreaking” for businesses. An unprecedented wage-support scheme and a raft of financial measures have been introduced to try to prevent a consequent tsunami of job losses and business closures;
Things are extremely fluid and more announcements can be expected over the next few days, and we will update the list here.
Due to recent events Nobly POS are now operating a remote work policy. Rest assured that our customer support availability remains intact over the coming months, so we will continue to operate our exceptional 7 day support service. Our technology department will continue to work on delivering quality functionality to advance the Nobly product.
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Keep washing your hands - let's beat COVID-19 together.
Best wishes - The Nobly Team