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NRB Assist #61

14 Jul 2021

NRB Assist #61


Welcome to NRB Assist #61. Sent to over 25,000 hospitality people every week, NRB Assist serves to signpost businesses to the most up to date, relevant information during and beyond the COVID-19 crisis. Follow @NRBManchester for live updates.



Bruntwood Works X NRB - The Future of Hospitality: Experience 
Monday 26 July
For the next seminar we will take a fresh look at hospitality venues and the ‘visitor journey’, as in a post-lockdown world the live experience is more vital than ever and arguably the main USP a restaurant or bar can offer over delivery or cook at home.

How to make your brand experience seamless from digital to live
How consumer tastes are changing post-Covid, and how concepts are evolving to match
Design, interiors and setting
Theatre and social media moments. Crucial, or a distraction?
Why the basics of ‘sound, lighting and temperature’ still matter
Staff, service and the human touch
The greeting, and the bill


Breakfast Chef
Dakota Hotels
Hotel Receptionist
The Star Inn
Helmsley, N. Yorks

Restaurant Supervisor
Tast Catalan
Head Bartender
Carden Park Hotel

Chef de Partie
Dakota Hotels
Housekeeping Manager
Losehill House Hotel & Spa
Hope, Peak District



Industry Welcomes Lifting of Social Distancing Measures (Harpers)
The industry has welcomed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s confirmation that social distancing measures will be lifted next week, a move that UK Hospitality (UKH) said would bring “huge relief” for the hospitality sector.

19 July to Go Ahead But Nightclubs and Events Urged to Use Covid Certification (The Caterer)
All restrictions in England are set to be dropped on 19 July, health secretary Sajid Javid has confirmed, however events and nightclubs are being urged to make use of Covid certification.

Retail and Hospitality Firms Want More Clarity on Covid Guidelines After 19 July (The Guardian)
The retail and hospitality sectors have demanded greater clarity from the government on Covid-19 safety guidelines after restrictions are lifted in England on 19 July, amid confusion over mask-wearing and vaccine passport checks.

More Outside Dining and Takeaway Pints to Continue As Part of Government's 'Levelling Up' Agenda (Manchester Evening News)
More outdoor dining and the continuation of takeaway pints are at the heart of new government plans to 'level up' the country, Downing Street has said. A new strategy to boost local communities will focus on the regeneration of the great British high street, according to the government. The plans are set to be outlined by prime minister Boris Johnson in a speech next week.

Staff Shortages Force Restaurants and Pubs to Face ‘Freedom Day’ With Fear (The Guardian)
The end of Covid restrictions in England will allow hospitality venues to reopen fully. But many will not, because self-isolation rules could still close them down at short notice ‘It will be like Christmas on steroids, but we’re not in a position to take advantage,” says Paul Askew, chef-patron of the Art School restaurant in Liverpool.

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