Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
Furlough scheme 'failing business', says open letter to Chancellor
London-based coffee roaster Volcano Coffee Works has written an open letter to chancellor Rishi Sunak calling for furloughed employees to be allowed to work, after a survey revealed 86% want to support rebuilding the British economy."
Government confirms 'ambition' to open some hospitality venues, including pubs and hotels, from 4 July
The government has confirmed an “ambition” to open some hospitality businesses, including “foodservice providers, pubs and accommodation” from 4 July if its five tests for controlling the spread of Covid-19 are being met.
Support must continue if hospitality to begin reopening under social distancing from July, operators say
Hospitality operators have stressed that support must continue if parts of the sector are to be allowed to reopen in July, or “3.2 million jobs will be at stake”.
D&D London’s Des Gunewardena lobbies for tronc inclusion in furlough scheme
D&D London chairman and chief executive Des Gunewardena has written to chancellor Rishi Sunak today urging for tronc to be included in the UK’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. "
Business support gaps exposed as more than half of loans rejected
More than half of business support loans to hospitality firms have been turned down, while only a quarter of operators have received hospitality grants, according to new research.
Updated Job Retention Scheme guidance confirms exclusion of tronc from furlough pay
Updated Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) information online confirms that any tips, including those distributed through tronc, will be excluded from furlough pay.