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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Helping build a better coffee industry for the future

Let’s build a
better coffee industry

As the coffee industry re-starts after the covid-19 lockdown, United Baristas is working with people and organisations across the industry to build a better future.

While on furlough

Understand furlough and use this time to both relax and prepare for the future:

Re-opening your coffee shop

Support to open and successfully trade as the nation lifts from lockdown and manages risks from coronavirus.

Protecting staff & customers

Opening your coffee business to prevent the spread of coronavirus:

UK Government guidance

Foods Standards Agency

Consumer Sentiment

Rent

Managing landlord relations:

Staffing & recruitment

Returning staff to work and hiring new staff:

Re-starting coffee equipment

To correctly commission your coffee equipment, follow these guides or find a certified engineer to get your up-and-running:

Design inspiration

Do social distancing measures have to ruin your ambience? These designers are working to make the ‘new normal’ more pleasurably and no less functional:

Proprietor experience & ideas

Learn from others’ first-hand experiences re-opening their coffee businesses:

Reducing our environmental impacts

Let’s re-open coffee business that are better for the world:

Employment, Training & Recruitment

Keeping the coffee community in work and prepared for the future.

United Baristas Jobs

Find your next coffee job with United Baristas Jobs. The coffee jobs site, for coffee people.


Add your resources

We are compiling useful information for the coffee industry to help build a better future. If you have relevant resources, initiatives or insights, share in the comments below or let us know.

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

A baristas guide to being furloughed

In the second of the #BaristaCare videos, Tim Ridley interviews Jessica Davies, head of people at Watch House, to understand how the furlough scheme works for baristas and coffee professionals

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Available until 30 September 2020

Updated on 6 August 2020

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