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‘Urgent’ clarity needed on energy to save hospitality businesses and jobs

20 September 2022 by

Leaders of trade bodies representing pubs, brewers, bars, restaurants, and hotels have written to the Chancellor ahead of the fiscal statement later this week warning that a lack of clarity on energy could be fatal for businesses.

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Energy hikes exceed 200% as hospitality operators report difficulties securing provision

07 March 2022 by

Energy price hikes exceeding 200% are being reported by hospitality companies with some energy providers refusing to even issue quotes to businesses.

Jason Atherton and Chantelle Nicholson back campaign calling on chancellor to save hospitality News

Jason Atherton and Chantelle Nicholson back campaign calling on chancellor to save hospitality

26 February 2021 by

Calls are mounting for the chancellor to support hospitality in his Budget next week, including a[...]

Outdoor-only opening will mean 29,000 pubs stay shut, says BBPA News

Outdoor-only opening will mean 29,000 pubs stay shut, says BBPA

16 February 2021 by

Around 29,000 pubs will be unable to reopen if coronavirus restrictions are relaxed to allow outdoor[...]

Beer and pub sector leaders set out recovery roadmap as sales plummet by £7.8b News

Beer and pub sector leaders set out recovery roadmap as sales plummet by £7.8b

10 February 2021 by

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) and sector business leaders have urged the government to[...]

Pubs waste 87 million pints of beer since pandemic started, costing £331m News

Pubs waste 87 million pints of beer since pandemic started, costing £331m

05 February 2021 by

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has today revealed that up to 87 million pints[...]

Future of pubs 'hangs in the balance' as sector pleads for help News

Future of pubs 'hangs in the balance' as sector pleads for help

26 November 2020

The bosses of more than 50 pub and brewing businesses, including Greene King, Heineken and Marston’s, have warned the sector faces collapse without further financial support.

VAT cut and rates holiday extensions ‘crucial’ to survival of UK hospitality News

VAT cut and rates holiday extensions ‘crucial’ to survival of UK hospitality

20 November 2020

Extending the VAT cut and the business rates holiday are top priorities for the hospitality sector if businesses are to survive beyond the winter, according to new research published by the UK’s leading hospitality and pub trade bodies.

Calls for tier changes as 72% of hospitality businesses say they expect to close next year News

Calls for tier changes as 72% of hospitality businesses say they expect to close next year

19 November 2020 by

Around 72% of hospitality businesses expect to become unviable and close in 2021, according to a[...]

Longer-term support and review of restrictions needed to save 12,000 pubs News

Longer-term support and review of restrictions needed to save 12,000 pubs

05 November 2020 by

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has urged the government to provide more longer-term support[...]

Calls to scrap 'unnecessary' late-night levy as curfew hits trade News

Calls to scrap 'unnecessary' late-night levy as curfew hits trade

27 October 2020 by

Hospitality trade bodies are calling on the government to freeze a tax on late-night venues, as[...]

Pubs fight for survival with further 540,000 jobs at risk News

Pubs fight for survival with further 540,000 jobs at risk

24 September 2020 by

Pubs are “teetering on the edge” of survival, with a further 540,000 jobs at risk, the[...]

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