Hospitality sector representatives have hit back at Redbridge Council’s plans for a late night levy on alcohol sales – saying it is “almost beyond belief that some councils continue to push ahead with this disc ... Read more
More than 30 food industry bodies have told Michael Gove they will stop assisting on government consultations, including plans to curb plastic use, until the threat of a no-deal Brexit is resolved.
The Chancellor has been accused of “tackling a forest fire with a water pistol” after parts of his budget were revealed to include business rates relief and a relaxing of rules on wedding venues.
The “negative perceptions” of kitchens as “noisy, aggressive and macho” working environments with long hours is a root cause of the staff and skills shortage threatening the industry, a report backed by industr ... Read more
The Liberal Democrats will pressure the Government to abolish “onerous” and “unsupportable” business rates in a move which could potentially see the system scrapped as early as next year, party leader Vince Cab ... Read more
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has requested a meeting with government officials “at the earliest possible opportunity” as fears over what a no-deal Brexit could mean for the food supply chain mount.
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