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Emma Lake

Emma Lake

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News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.

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‘Huge question marks’ surround study claiming Eat Out to Help Out saw increase in Covid-19 cases

30 October 2020 by

The Eat Out to Help Out scheme caused a “significant” rise in new infections, researchers have claimed, despite Public Health England figures showing sustained, low levels of transmission in hospitality venues.

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Hospitality sales dive by 48% in the third quarter

30 October 2020 by

Hospitality sales dived by 48% in the third quarter of 2020, equating to a year-on-year fall of some £17b.

Details of financial support for Scottish businesses 'urgently needed' News

Details of financial support for Scottish businesses 'urgently needed'

29 October 2020 by

Details of the financial support available across Scotland’s new five-tier system are urgently needed, UKHospitality has[...]

Guests report app overload driven by increase in mobile ordering News

Guests report app overload driven by increase in mobile ordering

28 October 2020 by

As ever more hospitality operators turn to mobile ordering to solve hygiene issues associated with menus,[...]

All in the family: the next generation of the Stein empire Restaurant

All in the family: the next generation of the Stein empire

28 October 2020 by

While Jill and Rick might be the most recognisable Stein names, the events of this year[...]

Salary threshold for migrant workers to settle in the UK reduced News

Salary threshold for migrant workers to settle in the UK reduced

26 October 2020 by

The £35,800 minimum salary requirement for migrant workers to apply for settlement in the UK has[...]

Westminster Council shelves plans for al fresco dining levy News

Westminster Council shelves plans for al fresco dining levy

26 October 2020

Westminster Council has shelved plans to levy businesses serving customers outdoors during the winter months after the government announced additional funding for the hospitality industry last week.

Manchester hospitality sector pushes ahead with legal action after 'insufficient' government response News

Manchester hospitality sector pushes ahead with legal action after 'insufficient' government response

26 October 2020

Hospitality leaders in Greater Manchester have commenced legal proceedings against the imposition of Tier 3 (very high) restrictions on the region after receiving an “insufficient” response from government.

‘Extremely low’ hospitality transmission rates highlight ‘unjustified’ restrictions News

‘Extremely low’ hospitality transmission rates highlight ‘unjustified’ restrictions

26 October 2020 by

“Extremely low” transmission rates, which have seen just 0.0003% of customers notify businesses of Covid-19 cases,[...]

Scotland extends hospitality restrictions for another week News

Scotland extends hospitality restrictions for another week

21 October 2020 by

The closure of bars and restaurants in Scotland’s central belt has been extended for another week,[...]

Paramedics treat 15 after substance sprayed in fast food restaurants News

Paramedics treat 15 after substance sprayed in fast food restaurants

21 October 2020 by

Fifteen people required medical treatment after a substance was sprayed in branches of McDonald’s, Pizza Hut[...]

Sally Abé joins Conrad London St James as consultant chef News

Sally Abé joins Conrad London St James as consultant chef

21 October 2020 by

The Conrad London St James has appointed Sally Abé, head chef of the Michelin-starred Harwood Arms[...]

Jeremy King calls for industry to 'get more demanding' as sales halve under restrictions News

Jeremy King calls for industry to 'get more demanding' as sales halve under restrictions

20 October 2020

Corbin & King co-founder Jeremy King has said sales in his West End restaurants had fallen by 50% yesterday, less than a week after different households were banned from socialising indoors in London.

Hospitality industry to protest outside parliament this morning News

Hospitality industry to protest outside parliament this morning

19 October 2020

Hospitality workers are to descend on Westminster this morning to protest against the successive blows restrictions have dealt the industry in recent months and call for further support for businesses and employees.

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