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Garden Centre and Farm Shop Restaurants

30 October 2020

Garden centre and farm shop restaurants and cafés have faced new and ongoing challenges in 2020; from the temporary closure of the catering departments earlier this year to the continued and ongoing uncertainty that’s being caused by local lockdowns across the UK. Many businesses have struggled in this ever-changing world,  but others have faced the […]


15 October 2020

Business Development specialists at planning consultancy Malcolm Scott Consultants are working closely with garden centres and farm shops to try and guide them through the support options available after they were dealt another blow during the country’s Coronavirus response. With hospitality businesses having invested heavily into making their properties as safe as possible for customers,

Santa 2020 – Is running a festive

3 September 2020

The temperature has dropped and we’re just a matter of weeks away from one of the biggest sales and marketing opportunities of the year, but how do you approach Christmas in a Covid-safe way? Our resident ‘Man in Red’ Andrew Burton advises. According to recent trends analysis, interest in running Santa’s Grottos has reduced significantly […]