FILE PHOTO: A cyclist’s supplies the food for Deliveroo, London, united Kingdom, September 15, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo
LONDON (Reuters) – British food-delivery service Deliveroo, said that it will allow orders to be left out of the addresses so that the carrier does not come into contact with the customer, in order to reduce the risk of the spread of corona virus.
If the people of great Britain more and more to stay at home to avoid catching or spreading the virus, as concerns have been raised that an increase in the demand for food delivery services, making sure that it is spread is through the provision of staff to go from house to house.
A new option will be available next week, Deliveroo, customers can use the app to request a non-contact, drop-off service.
Deliveroo has already been to restaurants, with additional pack to keep food safe from the virus during the preparation and the delivery.
In the Uk, there are more than 450 people have tested positive for the corona virus and eight have died.
The government announced last week that it could ease sick pay regulations, reduction of the minimum number of days for which an employee has to work before they are eligible to be paid for.
However, the measure has been criticised by the Trades Union Congress, the umbrella group for the non-help of the self-employed, such as Deliveroo of the 15,000 runners, who are in the gig economy, who do not meet the income threshold for statutory sick pay.
Reporting Elizabeth Howcroft; editing by Stephen Addison