Saturday August 15, 2020

Changing the gameplan to survive in a pandemic

Business owners are advised to take a long, hard look at costs and projected revenues in the coming months and years

7th June, 2020
Tara Buckley, director general of Rgdata Picture: Fergal Phillips

As the country prepares for the next phases of gradually re-opening the economy, Mark Scott-Lennon is hoping for a summer of ‘staycations’ at the Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel.

Lockdown restrictions have seen the hospitality and tourism sectors grind to a halt. Pre-pandemic the Killiney hotel employed 155 people. It has retained 30 staff with aid from the wage subsidy scheme while the remainder are receiving the pandemic unemployment payment....

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