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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.

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Industry leaders urged to back quarantine lobbying
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Industry leaders urged to back quarantine lobbying

29 May 2020 by

The parent company of Travel Weekly and The Caterer has urged industry leaders to lobby the government over its “devastating” quarantine plans.

Rent crisis: What's the answer for operators without income?
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Rent crisis: What's the answer for operators without income?

29 May 2020 by

The next rent due date is looming and the industry is no closer to settling the question of how businesses are going to pay without an income. Emma Lake searches for answers

The Caterer interview: Ruth Rogers
UKHospitality launches supplier alliance
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UKHospitality launches supplier alliance

27 May 2020

Trade body UKHospitality has launched a supplier alliance to push for Government support to help hospitality supplier businesses that will be critical to operators being able to successfully restart.

French restaurateur wins case against insurer in 'landmark' decision
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French restaurateur wins case against insurer in 'landmark' decision

27 May 2020

French restaurateur Stephane Manigold has won a court case against insurer Axa France to cover losses incurred due to the Covid-19 outbreak, in what is being called a landmark ruling.

Calls for easing of planning restrictions to help hotels 'bounce back'
Nearly 80% of Michelin-starred restaurants closed by Covid-19 worldwide
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Nearly 80% of Michelin-starred restaurants closed by Covid-19 worldwide

27 May 2020

Currently 79% of Michelin-starred restaurants worldwide are closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Operators raise concerns over Scotland’s lockdown route map
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Operators raise concerns over Scotland’s lockdown route map

27 May 2020

Operators have raised concerns over Scotland’s route map to exiting lockdown, including businesses’ outdoor spaces being able to reopen earlier than indoor spaces, and the timeline not aligning with changes to the UK-wide Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).

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.