Monthly Hospitality Dashboard – August 2020

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The Hospitality Dashboard is a monthly snapshot of the industry, covering key data, initiatives led by the industry over the month, member commentary, future considerations and the common pain points.

In August 2020:

Most regular feedback:

  • Survival: businesses are feeling let down by Government this time
  • Lack of cashflow: the impact of no cashflow if we continue to move between Alert Levels
  • Concern about public confidence waning

Actions led by the industry this month:

  • Launched the Dine out to Help out campaign, seeking targeted
    support from the Government for the hospitality industry
  • #DineOutHelpOutNZ Petition signed by 3483 people, received by
    Hon Kris Faafoi and presented to Parliament on Tuesday 24
  • Letter sent to the Prime Minister seeking new, creative support
    measures, including the Dine out to Help out campaign and
    temporary removal of GST on fruit and vegetables
  • Hosted 16 COVID-19 webinars or professional development
  • Submitted Tautoko Hāpai Ō – Hospitality Workers Support
    Package to the MBIE COVID-19 Workers and Workplaces
    Assistance Fund
  • Created updated operating guidance for industry operating
    under new Level 3 & 2
  • Association established 12 new business resources

Download the Restaurant Association August 2020 Hospitality Dashboard