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Upper Crust owner: ‘Demand for travel will return’

Image copyright Getty Images Upper Crust owner SSP Group says it believes that “demand for travel will return”, despite the coronavirus pandemic dragging down sales. It said weekly sales are now 76% below April to September levels last year. SSP said about a third of its global outlets, mostly found at railway stations and airports, had reopened despite the pandemic.… Read more →

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Speedy return to workplace ‘not possible’

Image copyright Getty Images A senior Bank of England official has cast doubt on the government’s drive to get workers back to the office as coronavirus curbs are eased. Alex Brazier, the Bank’s executive director for financial stability, said a “sharp return” to “dense office environments” should not be expected. Social distancing guidelines in the workplace and public transport capacity… Read more →

Caution means mass return to work unlikely, say firms

Image copyright Getty Images Businesses remain cautious about the latest lockdown easing for England, and warn that any mass return to work immediately was unlikely. The British Chambers of Commerce said companies still needed “crystal-clear official guidance” on a safety. And the Institute of Directors said “there is a significant amount of caution out there” in the country. New guidelines… Read more →

Coronavirus: NI on the move as house hunting and flights return

Image copyright Templeton Robinson Image caption Estate agents and their clients will have a range of new rules to follow House moving and more passenger flights are returning to Northern Ireland from Monday, as the easing of coronavirus restrictions continue. Estate agents can now open and viewings can take place. Passenger flights will resume at Belfast International Airport, with Easyjet… Read more →

No early return for UK tourists, says Spain

Image copyright Reuters Spain’s tourism minister has cast doubt on the prospect of an early return by UK holidaymakers to Spanish beaches. MarĂ­a Reyes Maroto said British coronavirus figures “still have to improve” before Spain could receive tourists from the UK. Last week, the Spanish government said foreign visitors would no longer have to undergo a two-week quarantine from 1… Read more →