How the coffee industry supported baristas during lockdown with Barista Care

Many baristas and coffee professionals found themselves furloughed thanks to the pandemic. Tim Ridley, founder of United Baristas, explains how the industry rallied together in the latest issue of Caffeine.

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Restarting Coffee: Managing coffee shop rent in the June quarter and into 2021

United Baristas founder Tim Ridley chats with London property expert Rob Fay on the extension of the moratorium – as well as the future of landlord – tenant relations

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Available until 26 December 2020

Updated on 6 August 2020

Strengthening the coffee industry by eliminating the reusable cup discount

When lockdown lifts to permit coffee shop trade, we should end the customer discount for reusable cups. Here’s why, how we should use the money instead, and why this is the best moment to implement this change.

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Coffee shop rent obligations during the pandemic

United Baristas founder Tim Ridley speaks with London property expert Rob Fay on how to manage your March quarter rent, and landlord relations, during the Covid-19 lockdown

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Available until 20 December 2020

Updated on 6 August 2020

Opinion – Sam Mason, Association Coffee: Can coffee shops spearhead the lifting of lockdown?

This week a proposal suggesting coffee shops should be amongst the first businesses to be allowed to re-open as lockdown restriction lift was tabled in Parliament. Sam Mason, Association Coffee, explains why it won’t be viable for many coffee shops.

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Updated on 14 July 2020