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Takeaway boss disqualified for wrongly claiming Eat Out to Help Out cash

06 June 2022 by

A Manchester takeaway boss has been banned from running a company for seven years after wrongly claiming £50,000 of government support during the pandemic.

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NTIA calls for return of furlough as hospitality faces 'pseudo lockdown'

14 December 2021 by

A hospitality trade body is calling on the government to reinstate the furlough scheme for the first quarter of 2022 amid warnings the industry is facing a “pseudo-lockdown”.

Restaurant job applicants 'asking to be paid off the books' while on furlough News

Restaurant job applicants 'asking to be paid off the books' while on furlough

11 June 2021 by

A restaurant owner struggling to find staff says he has been shocked by candidates asking to[...]

More than half of pub and bar workers were still furloughed in May News

More than half of pub and bar workers were still furloughed in May

09 June 2021 by

Over half of pub and bar staff were still being supported by the furlough scheme at[...]

Tomahawk repays money loaned by staff News

Tomahawk repays money loaned by staff

10 March 2021 by

Restaurant group Tomahawk has returned money loaned to the business by staff to cover National Insurance[...]

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[...]

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

Calls are mounting for the chancellor to support hospitality in his Budget next week, including a campaign backed by Chantelle Nicholson and Jason Atherton, as it is revealed one in five businesses do not have enough cash to survive the[...]

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

Hospitality leaders are optimistic about the long-term future of the sector and its role in the UK’s economic recovery, but urgent support is needed to sustain businesses through to reopening.

Gordon Ramsay says restaurant industry 'should be less of a masculine world' in conversation with chancellor News

Gordon Ramsay says restaurant industry 'should be less of a masculine world' in conversation with chancellor

19 February 2021 by

Gordon Ramsay has said the restaurant industry "should be less of a masculine world" in conversation[...]

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 by

Think tank the Resolution Foundation has urged chancellor Rishi Sunak to phase out the furlough scheme[...]

Treasury declines to comment on furlough extension speculation News

Treasury declines to comment on furlough extension speculation

22 January 2021 by

The government has declined to comment on speculation that the furlough scheme is set to be[...]

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[...]

Operators concerned furlough extension could mean longer closure News

Operators concerned furlough extension could mean longer closure

05 November 2020

While many operators were relieved yesterday by the extension of the furlough scheme until the end of March 2021, others were concerned this could mean extended closures past 2 December when the English lockdown is due to be lifted.

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

Trade bodies representing the UK’s hospitality, pubs and their supply chain businesses have called on the government to provide a six-month investment plan to secure the future of those sectors.

As a current holder of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, Jacobs Media Group extends its condolences on the passing of Queen Elizabeth ll.

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