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Four in five Brits reassured by hygiene accreditation

News Story / 26 February 2021

UK: A report by JLA has revealed that two-third of Britons will boycott hospitality and retail venues with poor reputations for infection control, with hygiene expectations raised for 77 per cent of the public.

PPHE Hotel Group announces EVP appointment

News Story / 09 February 2021

UK: Guernesy-based PPHE Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Jon Colley as executive vice president of acquisitions and development.

Sunak unveils £4.6b in business grants

News Story / 05 January 2021

UK: Following news that England is to enter a national lockdown from 12am Wednesday 6th January, chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a one-off grant up to £9000 for businesses in hospitality, leisure and retail.

UKHospitality calls for recovery fund and moratoria extension

News Story / 04 December 2020

UK: Following news that supermarket Tesco will repay £585m of grant support to the government, trade body UKHospitality is calling for the creation of a Hospitality and Tourism Recovery Fund and warns of a “bloodbath” as December’s rent date looms.

Leumi UK signs £49m loan for Covent Garden hotel

News Story / 12 November 2020

UK: Bank Leumi UK has completed a £49 million development loan to Manex Properties to finance the conversion of Drury House, a former office building in Covent Garden.

Leumi UK appoints CEO

News Story / 05 November 2020

UK: The London-based subsidiary of Israel’s international bank Leumi has appointed Mickey Schiller as its CEO, succeeding Gil Karni.

UK tourism outperforms global recovery

News Story / 21 September 2020

UK: According to the Lloyds Bank UK Recovery Tracker, in collaboration with IHS Markit, tourism and recreation in the UK is outpacing international markets.

Government grant schemes to close 28 August

News Story / 30 July 2020

UK: The government has confirmed that the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grants Fund (RHLGF), the Small Business Grants Fund (SBGF) and the Discretionary Grant Fund should close by 28 August 2020.

UK government re-imposes quarantine order for returnees from Spain

News Story / 27 July 2020

UK / Spain: The UK Department for Transport [DfT] announced on Saturday that all travellers returning from Spain to the UK would be required to self-isolate in quarantine at home for the following two weeks, a notion which took immediate effect as of midnight on Sunday morning.

Government extends coronavirus loan scheme to all SMEs

News Story / 03 April 2020

UK: Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled new measures to extend the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) to all viable small businesses affected by COVID-19, and also announced a scheme for larger companies.

Chancellor unveils £330 billion coronavirus relief package

News Story / 17 March 2020

UK: The British government has pledged £330 billion for companies to access loans, extending the business rates holiday to all firms in the hospitality sector and funding grants of up to £25,000 for small businesses.

UK general public to avoid pubs, clubs and theatres

News Story / 16 March 2020

UK: The prime minister Boris Johnson has announced new measures to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, advising that everyone in the UK should avoid all non-essential contact and all non-essential travel.

UK hospitality footfall dives over the weekend

News Story / 16 March 2020

UK: According to analysis by Wireless Social, yesterday showed a 44 per cent drop in footfall compared to the same day last year, with last week totalling a 28 per cent fall.

Report reveals 363 project-strong UK Pipeline

News Story / 12 February 2020

Worldwide: At the TOPHOTELWORLDTOUR London conference, TOPHOTELPROJECTS CEO R.W. Schmidt presented a study revealing a healthy development pipeline.

The Grand Folkestone partners with HIT Training

News Story / 28 January 2020

UK: The Grand in Folkestone has announced a partnership with HIT Training and Sodexo UK Apprenticeship Team to develop 20 opportunities within the business.

Hotel du Vin partners with UK Wine Awards

News Story / 19 April 2017

UK: Hotel du Vin is has announced it is partnering with the inaugural UK Wine Awards. to celebrate the achievements of UK wine producers.

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