Food for thought for UK’s food and drink sector

Will eating in continue to be the new eating out, will the food and drink sector return to where it was before – or will it look different in the ‘new normal’? Brian Burke, director in our restructuring and insolvency team takes a look at the impact of the pandemic and what’s likely to happen next in this sector.

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