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Emma Lake

Emma Lake

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News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.

Revolution Bars ‘grateful’ for stakeholder support but action needed to protect sector’s 3.2 million jobs
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Revolution Bars ‘grateful’ for stakeholder support but action needed to protect sector’s 3.2 million jobs

14 April 2020 by

Revolution Bars has said it is “grateful” for the support of suppliers, employees and some landlords who have helped to bring it closer to being “well-positioned to emerge from this crisis”.

Almost 6,000 sign petition calling on government to include tronc in furlough wages
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Almost 6,000 sign petition calling on government to include tronc in furlough wages

14 April 2020 by

Almost 6,000 people have signed a petition calling for the government to include tronc, tips and service charge payments within the average wages of furloughed employees.

Night czar calls on London authorities to grant 12-month licence fee holiday
Mark Hix confirms appointment of administrators but says 'this was not my decision'
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Mark Hix confirms appointment of administrators but says 'this was not my decision'

06 April 2020

Mark Hix has confirmed that administrators have been appointed to his restaurants and Hix Townhouse after “undoubtably the toughest couple of weeks ever”.

Wagamama owner unveils survival package of board pay cuts and extended credit
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Wagamama owner unveils survival package of board pay cuts and extended credit

06 April 2020

The Restaurant Group, behind brands including Wagamama and Frankie & Benny’s, has unveiled a survival package incorporating an extended banking facility, pay cuts for its executive team and changes to the board.

Hospitality businesses starting to receive coronavirus grants
Charity that uses businesses' surplus food to feed the vulnerable in call for support
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Charity that uses businesses' surplus food to feed the vulnerable in call for support

31 March 2020

A charity that redistributes surplus food to feed vulnerable people across London has launched a funding campaign after donations skyrocketed.

Advice: financial planning for after the lockdown and making sense of insolvency laws
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Advice: financial planning for after the lockdown and making sense of insolvency laws

31 March 2020

Andrew Tate, partner and head of restructuring at accountant Kreston Reeves, explains what changes to the insolvency laws will mean to operators and how they should plan financially for the future.

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.