Two-metre distancing rule to be reviewed ahead of hospitality reopening
Boris Johnson has set up a review into the two-metre distancing rule in what is being seen as a first step towards relaxing the requirement ahead of a return of hospitality businesses."
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.
Hospitality businesses urged to provide details of insurance policy wording ‘without delay’
As the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) prepares to file its action in the High Court to seek clarification on the interpretation of business interruption policy wording, businesses have been urged to “act without delay” to provide details of their policy wording."
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.