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Chancellor accused of failing to support businesses in £15b cost of living package

26 May 2022 by

The chancellor has been accused of failing to support businesses after today’s announcement of a £15b package to tackle the cost-of-living crisis focused solely on consumer bills.

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Spring Statement: ‘missed opportunity’ to help hospitality businesses

23 March 2022 by

Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Spring Statement this afternoon has been described as a "missed opportunity" to help hospitality businesses and failed to commit to the hoped-for VAT cut.

Chancellor announces plans to make listed companies publish net zero transition plans News

Chancellor announces plans to make listed companies publish net zero transition plans

03 November 2021 by

The chancellor has announced proposals today that would require UK listed companies to publish net zero[...]

Budget 2021: Chancellor announces hospitality business rates discount and alcohol duty reform News

Budget 2021: Chancellor announces hospitality business rates discount and alcohol duty reform

27 October 2021 by

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a business rates discount for the hospitality sector this afternoon as well[...]

Autumn Budget 2021: What to expect for hospitality News

Autumn Budget 2021: What to expect for hospitality

26 October 2021 by

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is due to deliver his combined Autumn Budget and Spending Review today at[...]

Wholesale reform of business rates ‘shelved until later date’ News

Wholesale reform of business rates ‘shelved until later date’

14 October 2021 by

Wholesale reform of the business rates system has been “shelved until a later date”, according to[...]

Chancellor urged to consider new hospitality loan scheme News

Chancellor urged to consider new hospitality loan scheme

10 May 2021

Rishi Sunak is being urged to encourage the full lifting of restrictions on 21 June and to consider a further loan scheme to prop up hospitality businesses struggling to get back to full trading.

Budget delivers ‘crucial support at a critical time’ – but long-term solutions lacking News

Budget delivers ‘crucial support at a critical time’ – but long-term solutions lacking

03 March 2021

The hospitality sector has broadly welcomed the chancellor’s Budget this afternoon, which delivered extensions to the VAT cut, business rates holiday and furlough scheme over the coming months, but lacked long-term solutions for problems such as rent.

Budget: Chancellor extends business rates and VAT cuts News

Budget: Chancellor extends business rates and VAT cuts

03 March 2021 by

Chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed in his Budget this afternoon that the business rates holiday and the[...]

Six things to look out for in Rishi Sunak’s Budget today for hospitality News

Six things to look out for in Rishi Sunak’s Budget today for hospitality

03 March 2021 by

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is to confirm today what measures he will put in place to protect[...]

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[...]

Budget to include £150m to allow communities to take over pubs News

Budget to include £150m to allow communities to take over pubs

02 March 2021 by

In tomorrow’s Budget, the Chancellor is expected to announce that community groups will be given up[...]

BEIS committee calls for government to address growing commercial rent arrears News

BEIS committee calls for government to address growing commercial rent arrears

01 March 2021

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) committee has called for the government to address growing commercial rent arrears in a report that says the issue is “jeopardising” many businesses’ prospects of long-term recovery.

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

More than 80 cross-party MPs are urging the chancellor to provide decisive financial support to protect the hospitality sector and for the VAT cut, business rates holiday and furlough scheme to be extended.

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