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Emma Lake

Emma Lake

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News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.

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Chancellor launches scheme to top-up employee wages and extends VAT cut to March 2021

24 September 2020 by

The government will top-up the wages of employees kept in roles on reduced hours in a bid to ward off redundancies through the winter months.

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Book review: The Pie Room by Calum Franklin

24 September 2020 by

Calum Franklin, the Michelangelo of pastry, has written one of the most highly anticipated cookery books of the year in The Pie Room.

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Hospitality Action urges those struggling with mental health to call its helpline as industry faces renewed pressures

22 September 2020 by

With the industry facing tough months ahead under further restrictions, Hospitality Action has urged those struggling[...]

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Curfew reaction: operators fear toll of 'devastating' and 'illogical' restriction

22 September 2020 by

The blanket 10pm curfew for pubs and restaurants across England has been described as a “devastating”[...]

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JD Wetherspoon to axe up to 450 jobs across airport pubs

22 September 2020 by

JD Wetherspoon will look to cut up to 450 jobs across six airport portfolios due to[...]

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Premier Inn owner Whitbread to cut 6,000 jobs following sales decline

22 September 2020 by

Premier Inn operator Whitbread will cut up to 6,000 jobs after reporting a year-on-year decrease in[...]

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Rental moratorium extended, protecting businesses from eviction until 2021

16 September 2020 by

Businesses will be protected from eviction from commercial units until the end of 2020 after the[...]

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Loungers looks to restart roll-out, saying Covid-19 has ‘strengthened our belief’ in scalability

16 September 2020 by

Like-for-like sales increases of 30% in the last 10 weeks have seen Loungers look to reignite[...]

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Paul Jackson joins Searcys as managing director to lead historic business through 'challenging time'

14 September 2020 by

Paul Jackson, newly appointed managing director of restaurant and event catering business Searcys, has said it[...]

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D&D London to open Bristol restaurant Klosterhaus next month

14 September 2020 by

D&D London will open new restaurant Klosterhaus in Bristol’s Cabot Circus on 2 October, with the[...]

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Wetherspoon boss insists pubs are safe as group sees 66 positive tests from 41,000 staff in 10 weeks

14 September 2020

JD Wetherspoon has seen 66 positive Covid-19 test results among its 41,564 employees across 861 pubs in the 10 weeks since 4 July.

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New 'rule of six' restrictions come into force, limiting social gatherings

14 September 2020

New ‘rule of six’ restrictions come into force today, forbidding the gathering of seven or more people, indoors or outdoors – including in hospitality venues – across England and Scotland.

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