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New tiered restrictions roll out across the UK

New tiered restrictions come into place from December 2nd throughout the UK. Hospitality sectors face new rules; make sure your customers are aware and ready to adhere to the changes. See below for a brief outline for hospitality:

Masked staff member hands over takeaway food to customer wearing face mask

Tier 1 – Medium Alert

Hospitality businesses selling food or drink for consumption on their premises are required to:

  • Provide table service only, for premises that serve alcohol
  • Close between 11pm and 5am (hospitality venues in airports, ports, on transport services and in motorway service areas are exempt)
  • Stop taking orders after 10pm

Related solutions: PocketTouch, ByTable, TouchReservation

Tier 2- High Alert

Pubs and bars must close, unless operating as restaurants. Hospitality venues can only serve alcohol with ‘substantial meals’ and must:

  • Close between 11pm and 5am (hospitality venues in airports, ports, on transport services and in motorway service areas are exempt)
  • Stop taking orders after 10pm

Related solutions: PocketTouch, ByTable, TouchReservation

Tier 2 - High Alert
Tier 2 – High Alert

Tier 3 – Very High

Hospitality settings, such as bars (including shisha venues), pubs, cafes and restaurants are closed – they are permitted to continue sales by takeaway, click-and-collect, drive-through or delivery services.

Related solutions: ByTable, TouchTakeaway

Tier 3 - Very High Alert
Tier 3 – Very High Alert

Get ready for re-opening with TouchReservation

Get your customer’s businesses ready for re-opening from December 2nd and start taking bookings online with Touchreservation. See the product in action in the video below.

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