Katherine Price and Sophie Witts


Hospitality businesses report cancellations as new variant impacts customer confidence

Although no restrictions were announced for the hospitality sector, concerns over the new Omicron variant and the prime minister’s announcement last weekend apparently dented consumer confidence with operators reporting cancellations in the wake of Saturday’s press conference.


Budget: Wet-led pubs and bars excluded from VAT extension while businesses call for rates reform

Wet-led hospitality businesses have been disappointed by today's Budget, which extended the VAT cut for food and accommodation, but once again failed to include alcoholic beverages.

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