3 March 2021

Chancellor extends 5% VAT for further six months

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced that the UK will not return to a standard 20% VAT rate until April 2022.
3 March 2021

JDW pumps £1.8m into city site

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) is set to start developing on a Leeds pub, spending Â1.8m and creating about 60 jobs in the process.
3 March 2021

Site closed every 48 minutes, pub applications almost double, £150m community ownership fund

While new research revealed that on average 30 licensed venues closed per day since December 2019, figures from FindMyPub.com found that pub applications almost doubled during […]
3 March 2021

• BUDGET LIVE: ‘You have the future of our sector in your hands,’ operators urge Chancellor

The Chancellor will set out plans to extend the furlough scheme until September, as well as boost funds for communities hoping to buy their local.
3 March 2021

• BUDGET LIVE: Chancellor to set out ‘make or break’ Budget

The Chancellor will set out his Budget plans this afternoon, including his plans to protect pub jobs and businesses.
3 March 2021

• BUDGET LIVE: Chancellor extends furlough and business rates relief in ‘make or break’ Budget

The Chancellor set out his Budget plans this afternoon, including his plans to extend furlough and rates relief.
2 March 2021

Furlough scheme to be extended again until end of September

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will be extended by four months, until the end of September, it will be announced in the Budget tomorrow (Wednesday […]
2 March 2021

JDW and M&B among pubcos to claim most furlough in December

JD Wetherspoon and Mitchells & Butlers were among the pub companies to claim the most through the furlough scheme in December 2020.
2 March 2021

Hospitality sector ‘remains utmost in Chancellor’s mind’

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has said the hospitality trade âremains utmostâ in his mind, in an interview on Times Radio.
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