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Business rates holiday and VAT cut extension 'essential' for hospitality revival

20 January 2021 by

Ahead of the chancellor's Budget statement in March, UKHospitality has written to Rishi Sunak outlining the additional action needed to ensure the revival of the UK’s hospitality sector.

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CBI says businesses need support before Budget

19 January 2021 by

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has written to the chancellor calling for further business support before the Budget in March to help protect companies.

Business rates revaluation postponed News

Business rates revaluation postponed

06 May 2020 by

A revaluation of business rates will no longer take place in 2021 in order to help[...]

Event and catering businesses ‘falling between the cracks’ News

Event and catering businesses ‘falling between the cracks’

04 May 2020 by

Many event and catering businesses are “falling between the cracks”, outside the scope of government support[...]

Like-for-like restaurant and pub sales fell 58% in March News

Like-for-like restaurant and pub sales fell 58% in March

17 April 2020 by

Like-for-like sales in pubs, restaurants and bars fell 58% last month as trading slowed dramatically even[...]

'It’s OK to cry' – restaurant and deli operator reveals emotional pressures of being forced to close sites News

'It’s OK to cry' – restaurant and deli operator reveals emotional pressures of being forced to close sites

19 March 2020 by

Peter Kinsella, owner of Lunya, a small collection of Spanish restaurants, bars and delis in Manchester[...]

Hospitality CEOs appeal for business support from Boris Johnson over coronavirus News

Hospitality CEOs appeal for business support from Boris Johnson over coronavirus

17 March 2020

More than 200 hospitality chief executives have signed a letter to the prime minister calling for swift support for the sector.

Navigating coronavirus: Advice on cashflow and managing costs News

Navigating coronavirus: Advice on cashflow and managing costs

16 March 2020

Businesses are facing unprecedented pressures as coronavirus leaves them facing falling revenues, diminished profits and a pending cash crunch. The Caterer has asked experts from AlixPartners and Colliers to give their advice for surviving the downturn.

Budget 2020: Chancellor introduces £7b coronavirus business relief including business rate cuts News

Budget 2020: Chancellor introduces £7b coronavirus business relief including business rate cuts

11 March 2020 by

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is to present the budget to the House of Commons at 12.30pm.

Budget 2020: Chancellor urged to provide significant relief for small business News

Budget 2020: Chancellor urged to provide significant relief for small business

11 March 2020 by

The chancellor Rishi Sunak is being urged to reduce business rates and introduce meaningful measures to[...]

More than 50 hospitality chiefs call on new chancellor to cut business rates by 10% News

More than 50 hospitality chiefs call on new chancellor to cut business rates by 10%

03 March 2020 by

More than 50 hospitality chiefs have called on new chancellor Rishi Sunak to cut business rates[...]

Up to 18,000 smaller pubs to see business rates cut News

Up to 18,000 smaller pubs to see business rates cut

27 January 2020 by

Up to 18,000 smaller pubs will see their business rates bill cut by £1,000 under a[...]

Government renews commitment to business rates reform in Queen's Speech News

Government renews commitment to business rates reform in Queen's Speech

19 December 2019

The government has confirmed its commitment to a review of business rates in today’s Queen Speech, and stated that revaluations will be held on a three-year cycle from 2021.

UKHospitality welcomes government report calling for urgent action on business rates News

UKHospitality welcomes government report calling for urgent action on business rates

31 October 2019

UKHospitality has welcomed calls for action on business rates after a Commons report found they were an ‘unfair system’ that favoured online retailers.

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