24 March 2023

Rising costs leave firms with ‘stark choices’

Tackling the main drivers of inflation and offering hospitality firms âenhanced supportâ would âreduce the needâ for interest rate increases, UKHospitality (UKH) chief executive Kate Nicholls […]
24 March 2023

7 days until ‘energy tipping point’ for pubs

The closure of the Energy Bill Relief Scheme (EBRS) for firms has the potential to mean companies are forced to close, downsize or restructure, a business […]
23 March 2023

MRO made more accessible

It has been a busy few weeks for the pubs code adjudicator (PCA).
23 March 2023

Average energy bill to soar by more than £18k

The average energy bill for a pub is set to increase by Â18,400 when the Governmentâs energy relief for businesses ends on 31 March.
22 March 2023

Rising inflation shows ‘clear correlation’ with soaring prices in sector

Inflation rates âunexpectedlyâ rose by 10.4% in the 12 months to February 2023, the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) figures from the Office For National Statistics […]
21 March 2023

RMT offer acceptance ‘encouraging news’ for sector

The end of the RMT union’s trade dispute with Network Rail is âencouraging newsâ for the hospitality sector, UKHospitality chief executive Kate Nicholls stated.
17 March 2023

PCA issues statutory guidance to ‘remove MRO barriers’

The pubs code adjudicator (PCA) has issued statutory guidance for pub companies regarding market-rent-only (MRO) options and upfront front costs to âremove barriers for tenantsâ.
17 March 2023

‘Politics back to normal’

The MA’s Ed Bedington caught up with UKHospitality boss Kate Nicholls to get her take on the week’s news, which has seen the Spring Budget announced, […]
17 March 2023

Momentum gained on petition to reduce VAT to 10%

More than 12,000 people have signed an official parliament petition to reduce the VAT rate on hospitality businesses to 10%.
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