UKHospitality has “unreservedly welcomed” the Government announcement of new rules to ring-fence Covid-19 commercial rent arrears and the extension of measures to protect commercial tenants from evictions to March next year. The extensions to moratoria on commercial evictions and to debt recovery actions, and the introduction of an arbitration process to guide settlements between landlords […]

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The Bangkok-based Compass Hospitality group will next year launch a new scholarship programme alongside the University of Hull. The programme, set to get going in January, will cater to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, and scholarships will have a total value of ÂŁ60,000 and tailored to support those who need financial assitance. Students will be […]

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Hospitality trade bodies have called on the government to produce a six-month investment plan to provide better assurance across the industry. Simply, pubs, restaurants, and bars want some formulation of a long-term strategy, with policies changing as quickly as pints are (or were) poured. In a letter to the chancellor, UKHospitality, the British Beer and […]

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BAME in Hospitality is to launch a mentorship scheme in autumn designed to support the career development of minority ethnic employees in the hospitality industry. Mentors such as chef James Cochran, writer Rukmini Iyer, food critic Jimi Famurewa, and chef Nokx Majozi will be involved, with the group calling on mentors from diverse backgrounds and […]

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