Keeping spirits up


In the UK...

Established in 1886, The Drinks Trust (formerly The Benevolent) supports people in the UK drinks industry in need of help, therapy services and financial support. Their helpline: 0800 915 4610. To Donate to The Drinks Trust.

Those working in a licensed hospitality business in the UK are eligible for a wellbeing pack, supplied by Speciality Drinks in partnership with Edrington-Beam Suntory UK. The packs include food and essential items to relieve some of the pressure those in the industry are currently experiencing. Apply for a wellbeing pack.

UK Hospitality offer support, online webinars and a weekly and/or daily newsletter which provides updates and advice on developments concerning the coronavirus.

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association are closely monitoring changes in the situation and the effect on the industry at this time. They offer updates and useful information for those in hospitality.

Employees, employers and businesses can find additional advice surrounding COVID-19 on

Businesses can also find support from Crowdfunder who are offering free fundraising and support from Enterprise Nation.