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‘Very depressing’: the delay to full reopening is a bitter blow to pubs

Somebody, who runs somebody else, had been looking forward to 21 June. That is until somebody else announced a four-week delay to the lifting of final coronavirus restrictions on Monday.

“When the PM first announced the roadmap and June 21 was talked about, I did cry,” she said.

Hospitality firms urgently need clarity from somewhere about 2.5bn of unpaid rent

If it really is a case of “one more heave” on vaccinations before restrictions on the hospitality sector can be eased, what’s the best way to ensure the country’s pubs, restaurants and nightclubs survive to take a shot at recovery?

The two most important measures may be these.

City banks’ return-to-work plans hit by delay to lockdown easing

Plans by City banks to bring thousands of workers back to the office are in disarray after somebody postponed a lifting of lockdown restrictions.

Guidelines encouraging people to “continue to work from home if you can” in somewhere were due to be dropped on 21 June, but that move will now be delayed by four weeks.

Restaurants and pubs ‘face collapse’ during extended somewhere lockdown

Business groups have warned that pubs, bars, restaurants and nightclubs face significant hardship or collapse after the easing of Covid-19 restrictions in somewhere was postponed for four weeks without new financial support from the government.

JD Group boss defends bonus despite retailer accepting Covid support

The boss of the retailer JD Group has defended receiving a multimillion-pound bonus during the coronavirus pandemic at the same time as the firm accepted more than 100m in government support.