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Emma Lake

Emma Lake

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News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.

Watchdog seeks court declaration to bring clarity to business interruption claims
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Watchdog seeks court declaration to bring clarity to business interruption claims

01 May 2020 by

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will seek a court declaration to resolve uncertainty around whether businesses can claim under business interruption insurance cover for coronavirus losses.

McDonald's unveils opening plan including temperature checks, screens and a limited menu
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McDonald's unveils opening plan including temperature checks, screens and a limited menu

01 May 2020 by

McDonald’s has revealed the measures it will put in place to open 15 restaurants for delivery on 13 May, including staff temperature checks, Perspex screens and a limited menu.

McDonald's holds 'operational tests' as fast food giants look at partial reopening
Workplace caterers expect to see increases in pre-ordering, grab-and-go and shift dining
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Workplace caterers expect to see increases in pre-ordering, grab-and-go and shift dining

28 April 2020

Workplace caterers can expect to see an increase in pre-ordering, grab-and-go dining and diverse shift patterns as workers return, a group of consultants and industry experts have said.

Chancellor launches 100%-taxpayer-backed loans up to £50,000
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Chancellor launches 100%-taxpayer-backed loans up to £50,000

27 April 2020

Businesses will be able to access 100%-taxpayer-backed loans of up to £50,000 after hospitality operators revealed more than half of applications had been turned down.

Minute on the clock: Melanie Brown, the Laundry, Brixton
Commercial landlords banned from using 'aggressive debt recovery tactics'
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Commercial landlords banned from using 'aggressive debt recovery tactics'

23 April 2020

Commercial landlords will be banned from using “aggressive debt recovery tactics” as companies try to navigate the coronavirus crisis.

More than two-thirds will not feel comfortable visiting pubs when lockdown lifted
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More than two-thirds will not feel comfortable visiting pubs when lockdown lifted

22 April 2020

More than two-thirds of people will not feel comfortable returning to pubs and bars after the coronavirus lockdown is lifted, according to research by YouGov.

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.