British Government Will Pay 50% Of Restaurant
In the UK, the state will pay half of the bills of those who eat at restaurants.
Within the scope of the program initiated by the government in order to support the enterprises that are struggling in the food and beverage sector in the coronavirus epidemic, up to £ 10 of the accounts up to £ 20 in 72 thousand restaurants, pubs and cafes across the country will be covered by the state.
Alcoholic beverages consumed with food were excluded.
The application will be available on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday throughout August.
Hundreds of thousands of employees are in danger
According to data released by the government, 80 percent of businesses in this sector was unable to serve in April.
1 million 400 thousand sector employees were taken to compulsory leave.
The restaurants and pubs reopened on July 4 still serve at low capacity under quarantine measures.
Among the businesses participating in the program is McDonald’s.
British Finance Minister Rishi Sunak said the purpose of the program is to protect 1,800,000 chefs, waiters, and business owners in the food and beverage industry.
“This sector, severely affected by the coronavirus epidemic, is vital for our economy. Enjoy the summer safely and support the places you love. Half of the bill is on us,” Sunak said.