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Emma Lake

Emma Lake

News Editor

News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.

Operators vow to fight on as thousands sign petition for government to support hospitality
Navigating coronavirus: Advice on cashflow and managing costs
News

Navigating coronavirus: Advice on cashflow and managing costs

16 March 2020

Businesses are facing unprecedented pressures as coronavirus leaves them facing falling revenues, diminished profits and a pending cash crunch. The Caterer has asked experts from AlixPartners and Colliers to give their advice for surviving the downturn.

Coronavirus: Restaurateurs report 25% fall in takings with situation expected to get worse
News

Coronavirus: Restaurateurs report 25% fall in takings with situation expected to get worse

12 March 2020

Restaurants are reporting falls in takings of about 25% due to coronavirus, with the situation expected to get worse.

Budget 2020: Chancellor introduces £7b coronavirus business relief including business rate cuts
Cartwheel Recruitment promotes Claire Philpott to operations director
People

Cartwheel Recruitment promotes Claire Philpott to operations director

09 March 2020

Cartwheel Recruitment has promoted Claire Philpott to the position of operations director.

Minute on the Clock: Brandie Deignan
Profiles

Minute on the Clock: Brandie Deignan

06 March 2020

Brandie Deignan, is managing director of Black and White Hospitality, which owns, operates and franchises eight Marco Pierre White restaurant concepts. She speaks to Emma Lake about why she thinks it’s important for businesses to mark International Women’s Day on[...]

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.