UKHospitality has called on the government to incentivise landlords to lower rents and write-off some arrears to tackle the industry’s ever-growing mountain of debt. Chief executive Kate Nicholls told the government’s Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee (BEIS) that landlords must “share the burden” to better support the sector. Currently, hospitality businesses are protected […]

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Michael Gove told LBC radio this week that it was “going to be more difficult” for pubs, restaurants, and bars to reopen as lockdown restrictions are gradually eased by the Government. The Cabinet Minister told LBC’s Nick Ferrari that there are plans for hospitality businesses to reopen, but social distancing guidelines will be in place […]

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The country’s restaurants are closing en masse due to the coronavirus outbreak, with successful London groups, high street chains, and scores of independents calling time. It has left the hospitality industry with an uncertain future. While the Government has promised a £330 billion rescue package, with low interest loans, few businesses feel safe boring against […]

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