Working lunches could be exempt from Covid lockdown restrictions after an apparent “loophole” emerged.
Meeting people inside pubs and restaurants in tier 2 and tier 3 areas such as London, York and Manchester is not allowed as part of efforts to try and contain the spread of coronavirus
But last night No 10 and local authorities suggested that such meetings were permitted so long as they are for work purposes.
There are undoubtedly professionals who use Tinder to set up working lunches. Expect those not actually professional to claim that the Tinder meets – and andless other kinds of non-professional meets – are in fact working lunches.
Incentives, they matter.