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RE-OPENING

  • Update – hospitality venues can take payment inside from 12th April. Read more >

RE-OPENING CHECKLIST FOR MEMBERS

Reopening after a period of closure will require some extra checks alongside your ‘normal’ daily opening checks. These will help to make sure that your business can restart and continue to operate safely. This is a very useful review tool and should be read, checked and dated…

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TRACK & TRACE

We’ve put a comprehensive guide together for you to support you in decision making when it comes to Covid-19 & your staff. This document contains information on what to do if you have a staff member who has symptoms, who has been in contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid-19 and more. It also includes a handy guide to give the right information linked to the scenarios we have included.

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UPDATED GUIDANCE FOR HOSPITALITY

Updated Guidance for the Hospitality industry was released on the 31st March as we head towards the next phase of the roadmap, the re-opening of outdoor hospitality.

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Hospitality Reset – Member Spotlight

From the archives – 14/07/20

This webinar focuses on reopening and the businesses that have done it successfully. We chat to Baked in BrickUtter WaffleSimpsons Bar and Maize Blaze around how they’ve found the process, how they overcame the biggest challenges and what the future holds for the catering industry..

WORKING THROUGH LOCKDOWN

OTHER WAYS TO TRADE

We take you through delivery, takeaway or click & collect options.

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COVID-19 COMPLIANCE RESOURCES

We’ve created a set of documents to ensure you are trading safely during the Coronavirus outbreak, including a complete guide to pivoting your business to a delivery, collection or takeaway model.

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DELIVERING THOSE SPECIAL MOMENTS TO CUSTOMERS

With another 12 months rolling out before us, there is a host of dates coming up that offer an opportunity to mix up your marketing appeal. A good majority of people are still working from home and are restricted to remaining solely in their local area, meaning the demand for a ‘treat’ that can be delivered to the door is still as popular as ever. 

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RESTRICTIONS, TRADING & OPPORTUNITIES

Here is a simple guide to the tiers introduced in October and some of the options available for caterers now. 

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COLLABORATION: CATERERS, PUB & BARS

If you’re a wet-led pub or bar without a food offering, partnering up with a caterer is a great option to enable you to remain open.

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Working during lockdown

One of the main things to take from this current lockdown is that we’ve been here before. Many of our members have successfully adapted their businesses over the past 12 months and are continuing to find new ways to work during these unprecedented times. We invited Dick’s Smokehouse, Yo Dough and Pakora Explorer onto NCASS Live to share their experiences and new found knowledge.

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ONLINE ORDERING SYSTEMS

If you’re looking to make the move into online ordering, we’ve got some great offers for NCASS members to take advantage of from some of the UK’s most business savvy platforms on the market right now.

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SUPPORT OUR SECTOR

See how we’ve been supporting our sector & members through Covid-19 in 2020

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29/05/20
Social Spotlight

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02/04/20
We’re Still Pushing For Change

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26/04/20
Our Latest Statement Regarding Measures for the Self Employed

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23/03/20
Support Our Sector: Petition

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19/03/20
Letter to Government – Support Our Members

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17/03/20
Covid-19 Industry Survey

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19/03/20
Your Industry Needs You: Support Our Sector

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16/03/20
Statements From Industry Associations

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CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES

Covid-19 Compliance Resources

It’s essential that whilst trading during the COVID-19 crisis you are fully compliant and are taking the right precautions to keep yourself, staff and customers safe. 

We’ve created a set of documents to enable safe trading during this time, as well as advice and guidance on changing your business to meet the demands of COVID-19. You can upload the completed documents straight to your membership portal. 

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