Small businesses feel pinch of coronavirus lockdown

Covid-19 has cost Adele and Iain Swann, owners of Narbonne-based Chillis and Spice, two seasons of events

Businesses have been hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, with bookings, events, catering, and musicians or theatre events cancelled.

Weddings, family reunions, community evenings and parties, from modest dinners to society celebrations, have all been scratched.

It has been a major blow for Connexion readers Adele and Iain Swann, who run Chillis and Spice, a catering business near Narbonne. To date, a birthday party, a curry night, a wedding, and Cancer Support France’s Spring Fayre have all been postponed.

The cancellation is a serious loss too for the ...

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