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Calor welcomes back the UK’s hospitality businesses

A group of people smiling and drinking on a table outside in a pub garden
With the easing of lockdown measures across the UK, it’s great to see many businesses in the leisure and hospitality sectors begin to reopen their doors and resume trading. 

While restrictions may be lifting for businesses in this sector, it’s great to see the Government is also committed to supporting those working in the hospitality industry. Having recently announced its cut on VAT to 5% for some goods and services, it is hoped this will deliver a much-needed boost to the businesses that have been among the worst affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

And with Government support also extending to consumers with the unveiling of the “eat out to help out” discount scheme to encourage people to dine out in cafes and restaurants throughout August; it’s clear that businesses within this sector will have lots to keep them busy as they begin to reopen.

Despite this welcomed support from the Government, we understand that this is still an incredibly challenging and stressful time for many hospitality businesses. With much focus on juggling reopening premises, while also ensuring strict social distancing guidelines are in place to keep staff and customers safe, hospitality businesses need a fuel supply they can rely on.  

To support businesses in the sector, Calor has put in place several measures that are all geared towards making getting back to business that little bit easier. Customers can choose how their gas gets monitored and delivered which gives them more control at time when their energy needs are changing. Some of Calor’s hospitality clients have already opted for auto top-up with Auto-ordering1. This system automatically monitors their gas levels and schedules a delivery when needed, so they don’t have to. 

Most importantly during this time, businesses want to know their heating and hot water will be there when they need it, to meet the demands of their business as it reopens. With depots nationwide and the UK’s largest LPG tanker fleet, no other supplier can match the reliability of Calor’s delivery network. Now, and into the future, safety remains our top priority and deliveries remain contact-free with paperless invoicing to further protect both drivers and customers.

Following these challenging times, it’s encouraging to see so many hospitality businesses once again open their doors, following a long period of uncertainty. Here at Calor, like everyone else, we not only welcome them back, but also look forward to working alongside them into the future.

Hospitality and leisure businesses keen to understand more about how Calor’s LPG not only provides an instant and controllable flame, which is ideal for cooking, but can also help to reduce carbon emissions2 if switching from oil, should visit www.calor.co.uk 


1. A telemetry unit will need to be installed by Calor, for the purpose of enabling Calor to remotely measure the quantity of LPG contained within the bulk tank(s) and schedule deliveries accordingly. Subject to the telemetry unit being able to receive signal. Direct-debit payment plan required.
2. Atlantic Consulting 2017