Budweiser to pour £1m into Britain’s pubs The AB InBev-owned brewer has launched a new programme to support the UK's pubs through the coronavirus crisis. Under its new Save Pub Life scheme, the beer behemoth is encouraging the public to buy pub gift cards, and has promised to match up to £1m. Read more.

Sykes Seafood completes acquisition of Klaas Puul, leading to €300m business The seafood supplier has bought Klaas Puul, a Dutch fish producer, from the Dutch Seafood Company. The deal has created a pan-European seafood business worth €300m. Read more.

Unilever sets out raft of measures to ‘protect’ staff and suppliers The consumer goods business, which owns the Dove brand among others, has said it will continue to pay its employees, contractors and others who work on its site for up to three months. Read more.

Nestlé to pay its staff full salary for three months during coronavirus The FMCG giant has said it will pay its staff full salary for up to three months where work is halted due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The Swiss company has also said it would temporarily raise wages by $3 per hour for on-duty factory workers in Canada. Read more.

Sainsbury’s trials the sale of Brakes products to meet demand amid coronavirus Brakes, which provides products for the food service industry, has teamed up with Sainsbury's to sell directly to consumers. Sainsbury’s is currently selling catering-sized packs of Brakes' own-label products in 10 stores in Kent. Read more.

Unilever promises to protect its workforce from financial impact of Covid-19 The consumer goods giant has said it will continue to pay contractors and other part-time staff for up to three months. Alongside the pay protection plan, Unilever unveiled a €500m relief programme to support its 'most vulnerable' small suppliers. Read more.