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Katherine Price

Katherine Price

Senior Reporter

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

Signature Living’s Belfast George Best hotel falls into administration
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Signature Living’s Belfast George Best hotel falls into administration

24 April 2020 by

Further Signature Living companies have fallen into administration, including its George Best hotel in Belfast, which was due to open this summer.

Updated Job Retention Scheme guidance confirms exclusion of tronc from furlough pay
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Updated Job Retention Scheme guidance confirms exclusion of tronc from furlough pay

24 April 2020 by

Updated Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) information online confirms that any tips, including those distributed through tronc, will be excluded from furlough pay.

Loungers raises £8.3m through share placing
Loungers latest to look to share placing as it commits to resuming roll-out post-closure
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Loungers latest to look to share placing as it commits to resuming roll-out post-closure

22 April 2020

Loungers, the operator of 167 Lounge and Cosy Club sites, is the latest hospitality business to look to a share placing to provide additional liquidity.

Accor ‘taking aggressive measures to adapt’
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Accor ‘taking aggressive measures to adapt’

22 April 2020

Hotel group Accor has said it is taking “aggressive measures to adapt” during the coronavirus crisis in a trading update for the first quarter of the year.

Le Pain Quotidien ‘close to collapse’
Croydon BID leads #RaiseTheBar campaign for more businesses to access grant
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Croydon BID leads #RaiseTheBar campaign for more businesses to access grant

21 April 2020

Croydon Business Improvement District (BID) is leading the #RaiseTheBar campaign, which wants more businesses to be able to access the government’s £25,000 retail, hospitality and leisure grant.

Social distancing will be ‘the next threat to our business’
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Social distancing will be ‘the next threat to our business’

21 April 2020

The government must provide “continual support” for hospitality businesses, which will be unable to operate fully or reopen at all while social distancing restrictions remain in place.

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