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Foodservice Cateys 2021 open for entries

11 May 2021 by

The Foodservice Cateys 2021 are open for nominations, with this year’s awards set to recognise both resilience and excellence in the sector.

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Falling through the cracks: event and contract caterers on the lack of government support

11 May 2021 by

Event and contract catering businesses have been hit hard by the effects of the pandemic. We speak to those operators who have been denied business rates relief and a clear reopening roadmap.

International Food & Drink Event partners with The Vegan Society News

International Food & Drink Event partners with The Vegan Society

08 February 2021 by

The International Food & Drink Event (IFE) has announced the addition of a vegan and plant-based[...]

Scotland announces additional £10m for wedding sector News

Scotland announces additional £10m for wedding sector

26 January 2021 by

A further £10m has been added to the £15m the Scottish government announced in December to[...]

Events industry warns of 'catastrophic employment consequences' without support News

Events industry warns of 'catastrophic employment consequences' without support

02 October 2020 by

The events industry has warned the prime minster it faces “catastrophic employment consequences” with more than[...]

Facemasks made compulsory for hospitality as prime minister reveals new rules News

Facemasks made compulsory for hospitality as prime minister reveals new rules

22 September 2020 by

The prime minister has announced new restrictions for hospitality venues in England that could last up[...]

‘Red alert’ events campaign goes global News

‘Red alert’ events campaign goes global

21 September 2020

A global campaign is calling on venues around the world to raise awareness of the threat to the events sector by lighting up in red on 30 September.

Government reviewing plans to relaunch large events next month News

Government reviewing plans to relaunch large events next month

09 September 2020

The government is reviewing but “won’t be scrapping entirely” plans to pilot larger audiences in venues later this month and its intention to return audiences to conferences and stadia from 1 October.

RA Venues secures six-year catering contract with Knebworth House News

RA Venues secures six-year catering contract with Knebworth House

24 August 2020 by

RA Venues has won the hospitality and catering contract for Knebworth House, adding to the company’s[...]

Levy calls for timeline for stadium return after caterer scores pilot success News

Levy calls for timeline for stadium return after caterer scores pilot success

14 August 2020 by

Events and stadium caterer Levy UK has called for a timeline for welcoming fans back to[...]

Events reopening back on track as prime minister announces go-ahead for small weddings and pilot events News

Events reopening back on track as prime minister announces go-ahead for small weddings and pilot events

14 August 2020 by

The reopening of events in England has been given the go-ahead by the prime minister from[...]

Uncertainty around weddings and larger events leaves operators in limbo News

Uncertainty around weddings and larger events leaves operators in limbo

05 August 2020 by

Uncertainty around the return of wedding receptions and larger events has left hotels and venues in[...]

Government ‘dragging its feet’ over weddings and events Hotel

Government ‘dragging its feet’ over weddings and events

24 July 2020

MPs have accused the government of "dragging its feet" over the opening of events and weddings before October.

The turn of events: What is the future for events, conferences and weddings? Business

The turn of events: What is the future for events, conferences and weddings?

24 July 2020

Hotels and restaurants are creeping back into action, but meetings and events are set for a slower path to normality. So how will this usually lucrative part of a hotel’s business fare in the next few months?

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