Hospitality responsible for a quarter of Britain's GDP fall, says sector tracker
Britain’s hospitality sector was responsible for nearly a quarter of the GDP losses felt by UK business in April, highlighting the urgent need for the sector to be allowed to reopen, according to the UKHospitality tracker."
Scottish hospitality businesses could reopen from 15 July
Hospitality businesses in Scotland could start to reopen from 15 July if cases of Covid-19 in the country continue to decline.
Fiscal support urgently needed to end unpaid rent ‘stand-off’
Fiscal support is urgently needed from government to end the ‘stand-off’ between tenants and landlords over unpaid rent and save jobs, UKHospitality has said.
Chancellor urged to prioritise hospitality ahead of potential July emergency budget
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has been asked to put hospitality at the heart of plans to reboot the economy amid reports an emergency budget statement is prepared for July. "
Hospitality leaders call on government to cut VAT to help businesses survive
Hospitality leaders have called on the government to cut VAT rates to help businesses survive while operating at a reduced capacity and to save jobs.