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Katherine Price

Katherine Price

Senior Reporter

As a senior reporter, Katherine focuses on hotel news, analysis and features.

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Government to pay two-thirds of workers’ wages for businesses closed by law

09 October 2020 by

The government will pay two-thirds of workers’ wages for businesses required to close their premises due to coronavirus restrictions, such as local or national lockdowns, chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed.

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Almost half of hospitality workers remain on furlough

09 October 2020 by

Almost half (43%) of hospitality workers remain on furlough even though the support scheme comes to an end this month, according to figures from software provider Fourth and Wi-Fi solutions firm Wireless Social.

Scotland's tough new restrictions described as 'a death sentence' for many businesses News

Scotland's tough new restrictions described as 'a death sentence' for many businesses

07 October 2020 by

New restrictions in Scotland, including a 6pm curfew, curbs on the sale of alcohol and a[...]

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Relais & Châteaux appoints Kalindi Juneja as international director of member services

06 October 2020 by

Relais & Châteaux has announced the appointment of Kalindi Juneja to the newly-created position of international[...]

First look: Jumeirah’s Carlton Tower hotel to reopen in December News

First look: Jumeirah’s Carlton Tower hotel to reopen in December

06 October 2020 by

The Carlton Tower Jumeirah will reopen in December, having undergone an “all-encompassing” renovation over the last[...]

Migration report recommending chefs be removed from shortage occupation list criticised News

Migration report recommending chefs be removed from shortage occupation list criticised

06 October 2020 by

A damning migration report has been criticised by operators and trade bodies who have said it[...]

Staycation boom triggers high levels of investor interest News

Staycation boom triggers high levels of investor interest

06 October 2020

While UK hotel investment volumes continue to be dominated by London, deals outside of the capital have been climbing since the easing of lockdown.

Arora Group secures £50m loan to expand portfolio News

Arora Group secures £50m loan to expand portfolio

06 October 2020

Arora Group has secured a £50m loan from OakNorth Bank to take advantage of opportunities arising from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Prime minister says Eat Out To Help Out may have helped spread coronavirus despite lack of evidence News

Prime minister says Eat Out To Help Out may have helped spread coronavirus despite lack of evidence

05 October 2020 by

Prime minister Boris Johnson has said August's Eat Out to Help Out scheme may have helped[...]

Thomas Dubaere to depart role at Accor Northern Europe News

Thomas Dubaere to depart role at Accor Northern Europe

05 October 2020 by

Thomas Dubaere, Accor’s chief operating officer of Northern Europe, which includes the group's UK business, has[...]

The Good Hotel Guide reveals its 10 César award winners News

The Good Hotel Guide reveals its 10 César award winners

05 October 2020 by

The Good Hotel Guide 2021 has revealed this year’s César award winners with the publication of[...]

Syrian refugee Imad Alarnab turns to crowdfunding to help fund first restaurant News

Syrian refugee Imad Alarnab turns to crowdfunding to help fund first restaurant

02 October 2020 by

Imad Alarnab has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a final injection of cash to launch his[...]

Curfew and lockdowns put pub and restaurant recovery into reverse News

Curfew and lockdowns put pub and restaurant recovery into reverse

02 October 2020

Sales across Britain’s managed pub, bar and restaurant groups were hit hard in the last full week of September as new restrictions on hospitality were introduced.

Bartlett Mitchell launches diversity and inclusion strategy News

Bartlett Mitchell launches diversity and inclusion strategy

02 October 2020

Independent caterer Bartlett Mitchell has announced a series of measures aimed at strengthening its commitment to diversity, inclusion and equality.

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