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Emma Lake

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News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.

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London mayor joins calls for 'immediate review' of 10pm curfew

02 October 2020 by

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has joined calls for an “immediate review” of the government’s 10pm curfew on hospitality businesses.

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Prime minister sticks by hospitality restrictions saying results will 'take time to feed through'

30 September 2020 by

The prime minister has said “we have to stick to the plan” to combat Covid-19 and warned he “will not hesitate to take further measures” if the evidence requires.

More than a hundred industry leaders warn prime minister of catastrophic job losses ahead in 'bleakest of winters' News

More than a hundred industry leaders warn prime minister of catastrophic job losses ahead in 'bleakest of winters'

30 September 2020 by

More than a hundred business leaders have told the prime minster hundreds of thousands of jobs[...]

Prime minister expected to announce new measures as Covid-19 cases continue to rise News

Prime minister expected to announce new measures as Covid-19 cases continue to rise

30 September 2020 by

Prime minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce new measures in a bid to halt the[...]

Take part in The Caterer's survey on the impact of the 10pm curfew News

Take part in The Caterer's survey on the impact of the 10pm curfew

29 September 2020 by

The Caterer is asking its readers to take part in an anonymous survey about the impact[...]

'Limit visits to pubs and restaurants' Sturgeon tells Scottish public News

'Limit visits to pubs and restaurants' Sturgeon tells Scottish public

29 September 2020 by

"We should all try to limit our visits and social interactions in places like pubs and[...]

Côte Restaurants sold to Partners Group with former Wagamama chief exec appointed chair News

Côte Restaurants sold to Partners Group with former Wagamama chief exec appointed chair

28 September 2020

Côte Restaurants has been bought by private equity investor Partners Group with former Wagamama chief executive Jane Holbrook appointed to lead its growth strategy as chairperson.

'Urgent review' of curfew called for as 10pm closure sees crowds spill onto streets News

'Urgent review' of curfew called for as 10pm closure sees crowds spill onto streets

28 September 2020

An ‘urgent review’ of the curfew has been called for after pictures showed unregulated crowds drinking and dancing in the streets following the closure of hospitality businesses at 10pm this weekend.

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

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[...]

Recipe: Calum Franklin's hot pork pie Recipes

Recipe: Calum Franklin's hot pork pie

24 September 2020 by

Taken from The Pie Room by Calum Franklin

Book review: The Pie Room by Calum Franklin Chef

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[...]

MasterChef finalist Andrew Kojima closes restaurant, saying new restrictions 'final nail in coffin' News

MasterChef finalist Andrew Kojima closes restaurant, saying new restrictions 'final nail in coffin'

24 September 2020 by

MasterChef finalist Andrew Kojima has announced the closure of his Cheltenham restaurant Koj, saying this week’s[...]

Alain Roux on taking the helm and maintaining the legacy of the Waterside Inn Chef

Alain Roux on taking the helm and maintaining the legacy of the Waterside Inn

23 September 2020

Alain Roux, part of a dynasty of French chefs in charge of some of the UK’s most well-regarded restaurants, still considers himself the new boy in the kitchen at the Waterside Inn.

‘Exhaustive package of financial support’ essential as industry faces six months of restrictions News

‘Exhaustive package of financial support’ essential as industry faces six months of restrictions

22 September 2020

An “exhaustive package of financial support” will be essential if hospitality businesses are to survive and preserve jobs through six months of further restrictions on trade, UKHospitality has told the government.

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