The Secret Restaurateur: Lighter-touch regulation won’t help industry during Covid

Each month, our anonymous restaurant owner lifts the lid on life in the hospitality business. Today they ask some tough questions about personal responsibility

4th October, 2020
The Secret Restaurateur: Lighter-touch regulation won’t help industry during Covid
We need the government to direct resources to an inspection system that puts health and safety at its core

In many areas of life – and business – it’s often far easier to point a finger than to take responsibility. This is undoubtedly true in our trade right now, not that we can be entirely blamed for it.

The fact is that the lack of any aggressive enforcement of the public health rules we are all supposed to be following has been evident in their lax implementation in some venues. We are...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Restaurant review: Make Mallon’s Mayo restaurant your first port of call

Wine: Producers create their own sparkle

Chef’s Table: Shake it up for summer with a tasty selection of recipes

Chef’s Table: Go up in smoke with four fiery BBQ recipes