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Furlough scheme extended until September News

Furlough scheme extended until September

02 March 2021 by

It has been confirmed that the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, or furlough scheme, will be[...]

Calls for hospitality Budget support backed by more than 80 MPs News

Calls for hospitality Budget support backed by more than 80 MPs

01 March 2021 by

More than 80 cross-party MPs are urging the chancellor to provide decisive financial support to protect[...]

Jason Atherton and Chantelle Nicholson back campaign calling on chancellor to save hospitality News

Jason Atherton and Chantelle Nicholson back campaign calling on chancellor to save hospitality

26 February 2021 by

Calls are mounting for the chancellor to support hospitality in his Budget next week, including a[...]

Operators optimistic about sector’s long-term future – but urgent support needed for survival News

Operators optimistic about sector’s long-term future – but urgent support needed for survival

25 February 2021 by

Hospitality leaders are optimistic about the long-term future of the sector and its role in the[...]

Think tank urges chancellor to gradually phase out furlough to avoid job losses News

Think tank urges chancellor to gradually phase out furlough to avoid job losses

18 February 2021

Think tank the Resolution Foundation has urged chancellor Rishi Sunak to phase out the furlough scheme gradually to avoid job losses, particularly in sectors like hospitality.

Treasury declines to comment on furlough extension speculation News

Treasury declines to comment on furlough extension speculation

22 January 2021

The government has declined to comment on speculation that the furlough scheme is set to be extended beyond April.

Chancellor extends furlough until end of April News

Chancellor extends furlough until end of April

17 December 2020 by

The furlough scheme has been extended until the end of April 2021, chancellor Rishi Sunak announced[...]

Expert HR advice on coping with coronavirus from the People Summit People

Expert HR advice on coping with coronavirus from the People Summit

12 November 2020 by

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures, and the message from industry leaders at The Caterer’s People[...]

Operators concerned furlough extension could mean longer closure News

Operators concerned furlough extension could mean longer closure

05 November 2020 by

While many operators were relieved yesterday by the extension of the furlough scheme until the end[...]

Trade bodies call on government to secure future of British hospitality and supply chain News

Trade bodies call on government to secure future of British hospitality and supply chain

04 November 2020 by

Trade bodies representing the UK’s hospitality, pubs and their supply chain businesses have called on the[...]

More than 750,000 hospitality jobs under threat News

More than 750,000 hospitality jobs under threat

19 October 2020

More than 750,000 jobs will be lost when the furlough scheme ends in two weeks without additional government support, trade bodies have revealed.

Wake-up call: could you have personal liability for staff costs? Advice

Wake-up call: could you have personal liability for staff costs?

15 October 2020

Business directors must take wrongful trading provisions into account when deciding to bring staff back from furlough. Emma Edis explains

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