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Home Grown Hotels fights back against minimum wage naming and shaming

31 December 2020 by

Home Grown Hotels has pulled into question the language used by the National Minimum Wage Naming Scheme after being brandished as a “rogue employer” for underpaying employees alongside 138 other UK businesses.

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Birmingham City Council proposes ‘test and dine’ to get hospitality back up and running

14 December 2020 by

Birmingham City Council is discussing a ‘test and dine’ scheme that would help open the doors of hospitality businesses currently closed due to Tier 3 restrictions.

UKHospitality urges continued support for pubs and venues ‘left behind’ by chancellor News

UKHospitality urges continued support for pubs and venues ‘left behind’ by chancellor

09 July 2020 by

UKHospitality chief executive Kate Nicholls has said that the dialogue on financial support must continue for[...]

Blues Kitchen to launch in Manchester in early 2021 News

Blues Kitchen to launch in Manchester in early 2021

29 June 2020 by

Columbo Group has announced that it will launch a new Blues Kitchen in Manchester in early[...]

Government to cut red tape to encourage alfresco dining on pavements News

Government to cut red tape to encourage alfresco dining on pavements

25 June 2020 by

The government has outlined plans to slash red tape and promote alfresco dining on pavements in[...]

City of London reinstates outside trading licences for selected hospitality operators News

City of London reinstates outside trading licences for selected hospitality operators

23 June 2020 by

The City of London Corporation has said it will explore reallocating some street space to alfresco[...]

Half of restaurants to close without £1.8b emergency package, warns Restaurants Association of Ireland News

Half of restaurants to close without £1.8b emergency package, warns Restaurants Association of Ireland

22 June 2020

Half of all restaurants in Ireland will close unless the government intervenes with an emergency grant aid package worth £1.8b, the Restaurants Association of Ireland has warned.

Gather & Gather Ireland launches workplace dining across Dublin News

Gather & Gather Ireland launches workplace dining across Dublin

22 June 2020

Gather & Gather Ireland has launched Delivered by Gather & Gather, a workplace dining service delivering to offices and employees’ homes across Dublin.

Pub operators vow to open on 4 July, saying ‘we cannot wait for government’ News

Pub operators vow to open on 4 July, saying ‘we cannot wait for government’

18 June 2020 by

Pub operators have vowed to open their doors on 4 July, saying it would be "irresponsible"[...]

'Worsening labour market' to come as workers on payroll fall by 600,000 News

'Worsening labour market' to come as workers on payroll fall by 600,000

16 June 2020 by

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has confirmed a fall of 600,000 people in work despite[...]

Restaurant bosses write to PM calling for urgent action News

Restaurant bosses write to PM calling for urgent action

16 June 2020 by

High street brands, representing over 1,000 restaurants across the country, have written to prime minister Boris[...]

Joycelyn Neve 'heartbroken' as Seafood Pub Company files for administration News

Joycelyn Neve 'heartbroken' as Seafood Pub Company files for administration

16 June 2020 by

Founder of the award-winning Seafood Pub Company Joycelyn Neve has said she is “heartbroken” to have[...]

Revised National Time Out rent plan delivered to chancellor as government warned that time is running out News

Revised National Time Out rent plan delivered to chancellor as government warned that time is running out

08 June 2020

Jonathan Downey has today sent chancellor Rishi Sunak a revised proposal for a National Time Out (NTO) rent deal for commercial landlords and tenants as he warns time is running out for the government to act.

Wave of redundancies as distancing and end of furlough bring business realities into focus News

Wave of redundancies as distancing and end of furlough bring business realities into focus

04 June 2020

A wave of redundancies has begun across the hospitality sector as operators grapple with the prospect of social distancing, inflexible landlords and the winding down of the furlough scheme.

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