Commenting on the Tier 2 restrictions announced today, Russell Nathan, head of hospitality, said:
“The tier 2 lockdown measures announced today will be catastrophic for pubs and restaurants in London. This will result in a huge drop in revenue and with no financial help on offer from the government they are being served a double punishment.
The majority of customers at these venues are from different households and with outside dining soon to be no longer a valid option, how are these businesses supposed to stay in operation? The government needs to provide urgent clarification for the hospitality industry otherwise our favourite restaurants and bars will simply not survive the next six months.”