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Emma Lake

Emma Lake

News Editor

News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.

Night Time Industries Association appoints barrister to challenge insurers over Covid-19 claims
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Night Time Industries Association appoints barrister to challenge insurers over Covid-19 claims

22 April 2020 by

The Night Time Industries Association (NITA) has appointed a barrister to challenge Hiscox Insurance over its failure to pay out for Covid-19 claims under its business interruption policy.

Two-thirds of operators will not survive three more months of lockdown without further support
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Two-thirds of operators will not survive three more months of lockdown without further support

22 April 2020 by

Two-thirds of hospitality companies have said they will not survive a prolonged lockdown without far-reaching government support, including a significant rent holiday.

Government-backed loan scheme for large businesses expanded
Chip shop promises to open 'as soon as it's safe' after man delivers rooftop ode
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Chip shop promises to open 'as soon as it's safe' after man delivers rooftop ode

16 April 2020

An award-winning fish & chip shop has promised it will start serving the seaside favourite as soon as it is safe to do so after a man climbed on to a restaurant roof and shouted his praise for the dish[...]

Urgent government inquiry to examine how sector can be supported to reopen
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Urgent government inquiry to examine how sector can be supported to reopen

16 April 2020

An urgent government inquiry will examine the best ways to support hospitality and tourism businesses to reopen and recover when government health advice allows.

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.