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Parliament

Consultation suggests mandatory calorie counts on menus by 2020

14 Sep 2018

The Government has launched a consultation on the introduction of mandatory calorie counts on menus.

Kate Nicholls

Drop in number of licensed venues prompts warning to Government

12 Sep 2018

UKHospitality has reacted to the latest CGA Market Growth Monitor by warning that unless the Government unveils a comprehensive package of support for hospitality businesses at the Budget Statement, the rate of closures will only increase.

Waitress

Report calls on Government action to support sector

10 Sep 2018

The Government has been urged to show its support for hospitality through measures to counter negative perceptions of a career in the sector and raise awareness of the opportunities.

Menu pricing analysis - December 2016

Menu calorie count plans ‘cause Government rift’

05 Sep 2018

Plans by health officials to force operators to display calorie counts on menus have been challenged by the Treasury, according to reports.

Paul Newby, Pubs Code Adjudicator

PCA highlights concerns to pubcos

30 Aug 2018

The Pubs Code Adjudicator (PCA) Paul Newby has written to pub companies highlighting concerns after an initial analysis of first Pubs Code compliance reports.

CIPD

'Fatal mismatch' in T-Level expectations

23 Aug 2018

Three-quarters of UK employers are unable to offer minimum T-Level work experience, according to a report from HR body the CIPD.

Nightclub

Glasgow Council considers 4am licences

16 Aug 2018

Glasgow City Council is consulting on plans to trial 4am licenses for venues that can demonstrate a “positive contribution to the night-time economy”.

Kate Nicholls

Charter launched to improve safety for women

25 Jul 2018

London’s nightclubs, police and transport operators are working on initiative to improve women’s safety when working or socializing at night.

Deliveroo's new hyper relfective kits are aimed at improving rider safety

Deliveroo proposes self-employment charter

24 Jul 2018

Deliveroo has made proposals for a new charter which it says will give greater security to the self-employed.

Jonathan Downey

Anger at Hackney curfew decision

20 Jul 2018

Anger has been expressed over Hackney Council’s decision to implement a “core” curfew for new pubs, bars and clubs in the area, following fears about anti-social behaviour.

Deliveroo's new hyper relfective kits are aimed at improving rider safety

PAYE equivalent suggested for gig-economy workers

20 Jul 2018

The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has suggested that gig economy workers who operate through online platforms, such as Deliveroo and Uber Eats, pay their taxes in a system equivalent to Pay As You Earn (PAYE).

Kate Nicholls

Net migration fall 'possible disaster' for sector

18 Jul 2018

The fall of net EU migration to its lowest level in four years are a “possible disaster” for the hospitality industry, UKHospitality has warned.

UKHospitality welcomes Brexit White Paper

13 Jul 2018

The Government’s Brexit White Paper has been welcomed for acknowledging the importance and prioritising the food and drinks industry.

Kate Nicholls

UKH warns Edinburgh of ‘disastrous’ implications of tourist tax

06 Jul 2018

UKHospitality has reacted to the announcement by Edinburgh council leader Adam McVey that a tourist tax could be introduced “in the next 12 months”.

high street distress

Grimsey report calls for scrapping of business rates

05 Jul 2018

A new report into the future of UK high streets has reiterated the need for business rates reform calling the current system a “barrier to success”.

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