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Coronavirus

The Caterer takes the Coronavirus (COVID-19) very seriously. The epidemic and it's consequences including the steps taken to combat the virus has a serious impact on the hospitality sector. We try to collect all information and do what The Caterer does the best: provide guidance and shine light on ways how we can survive and emerge stronger at the end.

We are in this together.

In-Depth

Viewpoint: Covid business interruption insurance claims are still there for the taking

21 December 2023 by

Thousands of companies are entitled to compensation and haven’t claimed after loss of business during lockdown, says Aaron Le Marquer

News

Boris Johnson: Eat Out to Help Out scheme was not a 'gamble'

08 December 2023 by

Boris Johnson has defended the government’s controversial Eat Out to Help Out scheme brought in to help businesses during the pandemic, saying he did not think it was a “gamble” at the time.

Wake-up call: It’s time to face up to Covid debt repayment Business

Wake-up call: It’s time to face up to Covid debt repayment

27 April 2023 by

Companies are repaying thousands of pounds a month, but there are avenues to smooth the path[...]

Historic Fife hotel enters liquidation as industry body warns more will follow News

Historic Fife hotel enters liquidation as industry body warns more will follow

14 March 2023 by

The closure of the historic Lomond Hills Hotel in Fife following challenges related to the cost-of-living-crisis[...]

Pub loses two-year legal battle over breach of coronavirus rules News

Pub loses two-year legal battle over breach of coronavirus rules

23 February 2023 by

A pub stripped of its licence for opening during lockdown has lost a two-year legal battle[...]

Fuller’s launches legal action over business interruption insurance News

Fuller’s launches legal action over business interruption insurance

14 February 2023 by

Pub group Fuller’s has commenced legal proceedings against Liberty Mutual and Aviva in relation to a[...]

Patients could be placed in hotels to ease NHS crisis News

Patients could be placed in hotels to ease NHS crisis

10 January 2023

Patients fit to be discharged but requiring care in the community could be placed in hotels in a bid to free up hospital beds and reduce pressure on the NHS.

How to be more resilient in the face of workplace disruption Business

How to be more resilient in the face of workplace disruption

15 December 2022

Ensuring staff are supported will be key as we face a tough winter ahead. At The Caterer’s Dealing with Workforce Disruption Webinar, held in partnership with Ceridian, panelists shared advice on people-centric approaches

Leicestershire restaurant boss banned for Bounce Back Loan abuse News

Leicestershire restaurant boss banned for Bounce Back Loan abuse

07 December 2022 by

A Leicestershire restaurant boss has been disqualified as a company director for misconduct including Bounce Back[...]

Hospitality businesses in the City of London and Birmingham hit hardest by the pandemic News

Hospitality businesses in the City of London and Birmingham hit hardest by the pandemic

15 August 2022 by

The City of London and Birmingham have both lost one in seven of their pubs and[...]

Pandemic pushed Gordon Ramsay Restaurants to £6.8m loss News

Pandemic pushed Gordon Ramsay Restaurants to £6.8m loss

04 August 2022 by

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the hospitality sector pushed Gordon Ramsay Restaurants to a[...]

Recovery Loan Scheme extended for two years News

Recovery Loan Scheme extended for two years

20 July 2022 by

A scheme offering government-backed loans to small business has been extended for a further two years.

Jacobs Media 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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