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Business rates support announced for Welsh hospitality but ‘much more needed’

20 December 2021 by

News of 50% business rates relief has been welcomed by Welsh hospitality businesses, although trade body UKHospitality Cymru says that urgent additional support will be needed to avoid “economic carnage” in the sector.

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UKHospitality Scotland: 'We need support from government – not punishment'

10 December 2021 by

Trade body UKHospitality Scotland has accused the Scottish government of failing the hospitality industry due to a lack of support measures in its 2022/23 Budget.

Hospitality trade bodies warn of mounting costs while restrictions remain in place News

Hospitality trade bodies warn of mounting costs while restrictions remain in place

29 June 2021 by

Hospitality trade bodies are calling on the government to take action over the mounting costs facing[...]

Prepare for business rates, says UKHospitality, while survey suggests staff shortfall of 188,000 News

Prepare for business rates, says UKHospitality, while survey suggests staff shortfall of 188,000

01 June 2021 by

UKHospitality is urging sector businesses in England to fully prepare for new rates payments that will[...]

Hotelier says he is prepared to go to prison over ‘unfair’ business rates bill News

Hotelier says he is prepared to go to prison over ‘unfair’ business rates bill

26 April 2021 by

Nailcote Hall owner Rick Cressman has told his local authority that he will not be paying[...]

Hospitality trade bodies call for business rates holiday extension in England News

Hospitality trade bodies call for business rates holiday extension in England

19 April 2021 by

Hospitality trade bodies are calling for the government to extend the business rates holiday for at[...]

UKHospitality warns cap on business rates relief will jeopardise industry's recovery News

UKHospitality warns cap on business rates relief will jeopardise industry's recovery

24 March 2021

UKHospitality has warned a cap on the amount of business rates relief which can be claimed by operators in England could jeopardise the future of hospitality venues after they reopen.

Northern Ireland extends rates holiday for 12 months News

Northern Ireland extends rates holiday for 12 months

12 March 2021

Finance minister Conor Murphy has announced that the business rates holiday in Northern Ireland will be extended for a further 12 months for hospitality, tourism and leisure businesses.

Welsh government extends business rates holiday for 12 months News

Welsh government extends business rates holiday for 12 months

04 March 2021 by

The business rates holiday for the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors in Wales will be extended[...]

Six things to look out for in Rishi Sunak’s Budget today for hospitality News

Six things to look out for in Rishi Sunak’s Budget today for hospitality

03 March 2021 by

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is to confirm today what measures he will put in place to protect[...]

Calls for hospitality Budget support backed by more than 80 MPs News

Calls for hospitality Budget support backed by more than 80 MPs

01 March 2021 by

More than 80 cross-party MPs are urging the chancellor to provide decisive financial support to protect[...]

Jason Atherton and Chantelle Nicholson back campaign calling on chancellor to save hospitality News

Jason Atherton and Chantelle Nicholson back campaign calling on chancellor to save hospitality

26 February 2021 by

Calls are mounting for the chancellor to support hospitality in his Budget next week, including a[...]

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