Why shut Scotland's moble For landlords, it's a way to make up for lost revenue after months spent grappling with the impact of Covid, including the introduction of the 10pm closing time in England and the shutting of pubs and restaurants in central Scotland until 25 October. Some pub-goers have queried whether "pub desks" offer a safe way of working, but industry leaders argue more coronavirus transmissions take place in educational settings and care homes than in pubs and restaurants.
Pints, sadly, are not included. But now he hopes "pub desking" will give the place a bit more of an atmosphere during the day. Where that's gone, sometimes you walk in and you girsl like you've got an empty pub," he says. He's only just advertised the deal when I visit, and says most bookings are next week - but there are one or two people tapping away. Now 31, and working remotely - due to the pandemic - for a chauffeur company in London, she finds herself seated with a notebook, pinging off s to colleagues.
Now it's just like, 'Oh you can't do that, just go straight in. When she walks through the door it's just constant.
The dog goes mad," she laughs. A Facebook post by the Stag at Walton near Warrington was shared more than 1, times in three days. Being at home can be boring," one user commented. But some have questioned the idea.
One person, responding to the Stag at Walton's post, apologised for being a "killjoy" and asked how it would fit with local coronavirus grls. The pub responded that anyone sharing a table ought to be from the same household.
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. View original post on Facebook The Stag's landlady, Lisa Hammersley, says the dissent has not put people off.
She says they went to the Red Lion near Faversham on Tuesday for "a change of scene" and to support the pub. My husband and I have both been working from our dining room table every day since lockdown began," she says. If one half of the pub is full with pub desk workers, when people come in for a drink they see a bit of an atmosphere and they're not the only ones in moblle pub," he says.
He thinks pubs "aren't getting enough credit for the work they're doing" and wants to see coronavirus restrictions eased in places with lower infection rates. Emma McClarkin, chief executive of the British Beer and Pub Association, said in an interview with BBC Essex - citing Public Health England data - that more coronavirus transmissions take place in educational settings and care homes than in pubs and restaurants.
Sadly, I stuck to one I was working, after all. The deadlines bit is true, though.