News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.
'Everyone will need to adapt': Michelin-starred Oxford Kitchen to be replaced by simpler concept
The Michelin-starred Oxford Kitchen will close and be replaced by new concept 215, with executive chef Paul Welburn explaining that things will not be the same when restaurants are able to reopen and “everyone will need to adapt”. "
Businesses backed by legal experts to take the challenge to insurance companies
Hospitality businesses have launched a campaign backed by legal experts in a bid to force the insurance sector to honour business interruption policies.
UKHospitality calls for unified UK approach to reopening
UKHospitality has called for a unified UK approach to reopening after the Welsh government put forward its criteria for lifting lockdown restrictions.
Night Time Industries Association appoints barrister to challenge insurers over Covid-19 claims
The Night Time Industries Association (NITA) has appointed a barrister to challenge Hiscox Insurance over its failure to pay out for Covid-19 claims under its business interruption policy. "
Two-thirds of operators will not survive three more months of lockdown without further support
Two-thirds of hospitality companies have said they will not survive a prolonged lockdown without far-reaching government support, including a significant rent holiday.
UKHospitality chief tells Treasury committee to extend and accelerate support to sector
Support for hospitality must be “extended, enhanced and delivered swiftly” if jobs are to be saved, UKHospitality chief executive Kate Nicholls has told a government committee today.