More than a MILLION hospitality and retail jobs may vanish by end of the year

The Covid-19 catastrophe is creating ‘ghost towns’ across Britain and threatens to wipe out more than a million jobs, experts warned last night. A record 11,120 household-name retail outlets and around 125,000 store jobs were lost after the first lockdown supercharged a move away from high streets. However, this is just the tip of the … Read more More than a MILLION hospitality and retail jobs may vanish by end of the year

Coronavirus UK: Hospitality firm is fined £1,000 for not displaying NHS Covid QR code

A hospitality business has been fined £1,000 for not displaying a coronavirus QR code which people have to scan to check into the NHS Test and Trace app. Two further Health and Safety Notices have been served by Gloucestershire County Council for businesses not having adequate ‘Covid-secure’ measures in place. The firm which was handed … Read more Coronavirus UK: Hospitality firm is fined £1,000 for not displaying NHS Covid QR code

Coronavirus UK: London Tier Two lockdown is putting ‘250,000 hospitality jobs at risk’ 

What is the difference between Tier One and Tier Two?  TIER ONE  Normal social distancing should be followed. Face masks on public transport and in shops etc. Rule of Six on gatherings indoors and outdoors, and 10pm curfew on pubs.   TIER TWO The Tier One rules still apply.  In addition, households are banned from mixing … Read more Coronavirus UK: London Tier Two lockdown is putting ‘250,000 hospitality jobs at risk’ 

Will location be the key to determining which hospitality firms recover from Covid-19?

At the start of the coronavirus lockdown, an eerie sight appeared on London’s streets. Shoppers walking through Westfield shopping centre in White City on a Saturday night would have found the place virtually deserted.  The place is now busier again, but overall footfall at Westfield’s sites in West London and Stratford had only recovered to … Read more Will location be the key to determining which hospitality firms recover from Covid-19?

MasterChef judge Andy Allen says COVID-19 ‘has been extremely tough’ on his hospitality business 

MasterChef Australia judge Andy Allen says the COVID-19 pandemic ‘has been extremely tough’ on his hospitality business By Louise Starkey For Daily Mail Australia Published: 00:28 BST, 6 October 2020 | Updated: 00:28 BST, 6 October 2020 Life throughout the coronavirus pandemic has been far from sweet for Junior MasterChef Australia judge Andy Allen. The … Read more MasterChef judge Andy Allen says COVID-19 ‘has been extremely tough’ on his hospitality business 

Leaders announce £40m emergency aid package for Liverpool region’s struggling hospitality sector

Political leaders in Liverpool announce £40million emergency aid package for the region’s struggling pubs, bars and restaurants amid Covid lockdown Council leaders from Liverpool and surrounding areas scrambled to find funding They are urging the Government to provide more long-term financial support It comes as region hit by tighter coronavirus restrictions last week as cases … Read more Leaders announce £40m emergency aid package for Liverpool region’s struggling hospitality sector

Fury grows over fate of hospitality industry as MPs demand proof that the 10pm curfew works 

The evidence that justifies the controversial 10pm curfew should be published, a leading Tory MP said last night – as fury grew over the huge damage being done to the hospitality sector. Commons science committee chairman Greg Clark demanded ‘transparency’ over the advice, as a Conservative council leader said the industry had been ‘thrown to … Read more Fury grows over fate of hospitality industry as MPs demand proof that the 10pm curfew works 

Hospitality businesses in last ditch plea as layoffs begin

Hospitality businesses in last ditch plea as brutal layoffs begin: Chancellor’s jobs scheme ‘no use to hospitality’ By Harriet Dennys, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:51 BST, 26 September 2020 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 26 September 2020 Hospitality businesses will start making thousands of job cuts from tomorrow, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.  Pub … Read more Hospitality businesses in last ditch plea
as layoffs begin

SMALL CAP MOVERS: Various Eateries to capitalise on hospitality crisis

SMALL CAP MOVERS: Coppa Club owner Various Eateries makes AIM market debut; rivals tumble on 10pm curfew rules By Giulia Bottaro At Proactive Investors For Thisismoney.co.uk Published: 14:34, 25 September 2020 | Updated: 14:34, 25 September 2020 It is difficult to know whether serial entrepreneur Hugh Osmond’s timing is awful or inspired. The float of … Read more SMALL CAP MOVERS: Various Eateries to capitalise on hospitality crisis

Hospitality boss warns that revellers will spill out from ‘safe’ bars and restaurants

Richard Caring, owner of Ivy restaurant chain and Annabel’s The Government’s naive and ignorant decision to shut down pubs and restaurants after 10pm is going to create havoc in an industry which is already on its knees. Far from helping to control the coronavirus, it could drive infection rates upwards. And it will cost countless … Read more Hospitality boss warns that revellers will spill out from ‘safe’ bars and restaurants