Rishi Sunak says furlough scheme 'on track' to be up and running by end of April
The government's furlough scheme will be "up and running" by the end of April, chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed at today's press briefing."
Businesses face 'cliff-edge scenario' after only 1% successfully access CBILS
Results from the second British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker have revealed that most businesses have yet to successfully access government-backed grants and the Business Interruption Loan Schemes (CBILS).
Operators who narrowly missed out on business rates suspension left 'frustrated'
Operators who narrowly missed out on the business rates suspension announced in last week's budget have spoken of their frustration.
How pubs can get ahead in 2020, from drinks to food and entertainment
Today’s pub can no longer rely on the humble pint, with consumers looking for more exciting, premium and occasionally low-alcohol drink options, as well as expecting a full range of dining opportunities and entertainment. John Porter reports"
Christie & Co forecasts the future for hotels, pubs and restaurants
"You’ve never had it so good". At least, that was the message for restaurateurs, according to the Christie & Co Business Outlook 2020, but hotel and pub operators have plenty to smile about too, with predictions of hotel investment and[...]
Regional revpar declines as London hotel performance softens
Performance across UK hotels showed an increase in polarisation between London and regional properties in the final quarter of 2019.