News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.
Sadiq Khan calls for greater grant support for London's businesses
London mayor Sadiq Khan has called on the government to increase support to the capital’s businesses and widen access to the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund. "
Jeremy King launches voucher fundraiser to support staff following exclusion of tronc from furlough pay
Jeremy King has launched a voucher fundraiser to support employees who have been left in a “desperate situation” after the exclusion of tronc and service charge from furlough scheme saw their pay cut by up to 60%.
Just a third of operators expect to reopen their entire portfolios
The number of hospitality venues in the UK looks set to fall sharply, with just over one third of operators (35%) believing they will eventually reopen all of their sites for trading.
The Night Time Industries Association and Hiscox Action Group combine forces to increase pressure on insurer
The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) and Hiscox Action Group have combined forced to pressure insurer Hiscox to settle business interruption claims. "
Tory MPs call on chancellor to increase support to hospitality sector
A group of 85 Conservative MPs have written to chancellor Rishi Sunak calling for a new support package for the tourism and hospitality sectors in wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Irish government sets out lockdown exit plan for restaurants to open in June
The Irish government has laid out a roadmap to reopening that will see restaurants and pubs open under strict guidelines by the end of summer.