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Hospitality VAT: businesses warn of closures and price rises if tax returns to 20%

01 October 2021 by

Business owners and trade bodies have called for a permanent freeze in the level of hospitality and tourism VAT, which rises to 12.5% from today (1 October).

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Nightclub trade body 'deeply disappointed' after judge dismisses legal challenge to vaccine passports in Scotland

30 September 2021 by

A nightclub trade body has said it is “deeply disappointed” after its legal bid to stop the introduction of Scotland’s vaccine passport scheme was dismissed by a judge.

Alfresco dining to continue in Mayfair, Pimlico and Belgravia News

Alfresco dining to continue in Mayfair, Pimlico and Belgravia

29 September 2021 by

Alfresco dining is to continue in more streets across London’s Westminster following a month-long consultation.

Two-week delay to enforcement of Scotland's vaccine passport scheme News

Two-week delay to enforcement of Scotland's vaccine passport scheme

28 September 2021 by

Scotland’s vaccine passport scheme for late-night hospitality businesses will not be enforced until two weeks after[...]

James Goodyear appointed head chef at Adam's in Birmingham News

James Goodyear appointed head chef at Adam's in Birmingham

28 September 2021 by

James Goodyear has been named as new head chef at Michelin-starred Adam’s in Birmingham, with ambitions[...]

MasterChef: The Professionals winner Laurence Henry to open Nottingham restaurant News

MasterChef: The Professionals winner Laurence Henry to open Nottingham restaurant

28 September 2021 by

2018 MasterChef: The Professionals winner Laurence Henry is to open a restaurant at Nottingham’s Island Quarter[...]

France wins Bocuse d'Or for the first time in eight years News

France wins Bocuse d'Or for the first time in eight years

28 September 2021

France has won the Bocuse d’Or for the first time in eight years after triumphing at the international final of the culinary competition in Lyon yesterday (27 September).

Northern Ireland's £100 'Spend Local' voucher scheme opens for applications News

Northern Ireland's £100 'Spend Local' voucher scheme opens for applications

28 September 2021

Applications for a high street voucher scheme have opened in Northern Ireland in a bid to support businesses impacted by the pandemic.

Tasty warns of further restaurant closures despite sales rise News

Tasty warns of further restaurant closures despite sales rise

27 September 2021 by

Restaurant operator Tasty has said it will consider permanently closing further "underperforming" sites as it emerges[...]

Jeremy Clarkson planning to open restaurant at his Oxfordshire farm News

Jeremy Clarkson planning to open restaurant at his Oxfordshire farm

27 September 2021 by

Jeremy Clarkson is on the hunt for staff to run a restaurant at his Diddly Squat[...]

EG Group acquires 52 KFC restaurants News

EG Group acquires 52 KFC restaurants

27 September 2021 by

Petrol station forecourt operator EG Group has acquired 52 KFC restaurants in the UK from Amsric[...]

GuestHouse to open second boutique hotel this winter News

GuestHouse to open second boutique hotel this winter

27 September 2021 by

Family-run boutique hotel brand GuestHouse is to open its second property in York this December.

The Ritz plans major development to compete with other luxury hotels News

The Ritz plans major development to compete with other luxury hotels

24 September 2021

The Ritz in London is planning a major redevelopment to compete with other luxury hotels across the capital.

US chicken chain Popeyes reveals location of first UK restaurant News

US chicken chain Popeyes reveals location of first UK restaurant

24 September 2021

US chicken chain Popeyes has confirmed its first UK restaurant will open at London’s Westfield Stratford City shopping centre in November.

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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