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Law firm looks to take on insurers in group actions
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Law firm looks to take on insurers in group actions

01 June 2020 by

A law firm is launching a series of group actions for hospitality businesses who have had business interruption claims declined.

Rishi Sunak introduces flexible furlough with 10% employer contributions from September
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Rishi Sunak introduces flexible furlough with 10% employer contributions from September

29 May 2020 by

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that employers will be asked to pay 10% of furloughed workers' wages from September, rising to 20% in October.

Two-thirds of diners plan to return to restaurants once restrictions are lifted
Marston’s negotiates £70m banking facility
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Marston’s negotiates £70m banking facility

14 May 2020

Marston’s has negotiated a £70m banking facility for 180 days in order to provide it with the financial flexibility to get through the short-term effects of the coronavirus crisis.

Michels & Taylor shares its hotel reopening plan with the industry
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Michels & Taylor shares its hotel reopening plan with the industry

07 May 2020

Hotel management firm Michels & Taylor is sharing its hotel reopening plan with the industry in a bid to help other management teams prepare for a relaxation of restrictions imposed as a result of coronavirus.

Signature Living’s Shankly hotel in Liverpool falls into administration
Like-for-like restaurant and pub sales fell 58% in March
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Like-for-like restaurant and pub sales fell 58% in March

17 April 2020

Like-for-like sales in pubs, restaurants and bars fell 58% last month as trading slowed dramatically even before the official lockdown on 20 March.

Coronavirus: at least three more weeks of lockdown announced
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Coronavirus: at least three more weeks of lockdown announced

16 April 2020

The UK is to remain in lockdown for at least a further three weeks after foreign secretary Dominic Raab announced an extension to the existing limits on daily life.

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.