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Hospitality Help, Support & Initiatives

Hospitality Help, Support & Initiatives

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  • For the next seminar we will take a fresh look at hospitality venues and the ‘visitor journey’, as in a post-lockdown world the live experience is more vital than ever and arguably the main USP a rest ...
  • Our entire hospitality network across the North will have been affected by staffing issues over the past 18 months, with some more seriously impacted than others. NRB explores an overlooked Government ...
  • Councils are considering whether to continue the emergency Covid measures for hospitality firms
  • The next installment of Bruntwood Works X NRB - The Future of Hospitality is set to take place on Monday 20 September. This time, the focus will be on Experience with an expert panel chaired by NRB CE ...
  • PM’s spokesperson rejects suggestion ministers could back away from proposals for clubs and large venues
  • More than a quarter of food and hospitality firms have been hit by low stock levels in recent weeks as Britain’s mounting supply chain crisis takes it toll, according to new figures published this mor ...
  • Trade groups UK Hospitality and the British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) are calling for a ‘wide-ranging’ reform of the business rates system, which puts an ‘unfair burden’ on venues.
  • Sacha Lord, night-time economy adviser for Greater Manchester (pictured), is investigating the introduction of a salary policy for hospitality operators in the city-region. The policy is part of discu ...
  • A total of 56% of consumers visited a hospitality venue in the first 10 days following July’s Freedom Day, according to a new UK Hospitality (UKH) survey, supported by data from CGA, released today. T ...
  • NRB Assist #65

    18 Aug 2021
    NRB Assist #65 - North Wins Big At UK Awards, Changes To Isolation Rules Welcomed, Supply Shortage And Lorry Driver Crisis Hits Supply Chain. Latest Jobs Incl North Brewing, The Star Inn, Rosso and Au ...
  • To celebrate our long-awaited return to in-person events, Hospitality Action are delighted to bring together four of their Chefs at Home cookbook contributors; Ellis Barrie, Lisa Goodwin-Allen, Tom Ke ...
  • The northern food scene has proved more resilient throughout the pandemic than London’s, contributing to a dominance of the industry awards for the country’s best venues, restaurateurs have said.
  • The North Dominates The Capital With Four Of The Top Five Spots Going To Restaurants In Lancashire, Yorkshire, Newcastle And Cumbria, With Moor Hall Declared Number One
  • Pubs, restaurants and other businesses claim they have been forced to turn away bookings or close temporarily over the summer because many of their employees have been told to isolate by the NHS Covid ...
  • The NHS Covid-19 app is being tweaked following concerns too many people were being told to self-isolate. From today (2 August) if a person tests positive but has no symptoms the app will only ‘ping' ...
  • Restaurant owners say they have seen little difference to trade or staffing issues despite falling cases of Covid-19. The number of new cases reported each day in the UK has fallen for the fifth day i ...
  • The proportion of EU workers in the UK’s hospitality sector has dropped significantly over the last two years, according to data. People from European Union countries made up 37% of the workforce at m ...
  • A Salford pub has shared a list of employee benefits in an attempt to encourage workers to return to the hospitality sector - including a holiday worth up to £2000.A Salford pub has shared a list of e ...
  • Food production and supply workers can apply to be exempt from self-isolation rules, but hospitality has not been included on the government's list.
  • Sleepstation are working with Hospitality Action to provide beneficiaries with free access to their sleep portal, where you’ll find everything you need to know about sleep to sleep well. Use passcode ...
  • Last year we started the Hospitality Professionals survey panel to help operators understand what people working in hospitality wanted from their employers, both personally and professionally during t ...
  • A new strategy to ensure England’s pubs, bars, restaurants and other hospitality venues can thrive long-term and adapt to consumer demands has been launched by Business Minister Paul Scully today (16 ...
  • NRB Assist #61

    14 Jul 2021
    Welcome to NRB Assist #61. Sent to over 25,000 hospitality people every week, NRB Assist serves to signpost businesses to the most up to date, relevant information during and beyond the COVID-19 crisi ...
  • More outdoor dining and the continuation of takeaway pints are at the heart of new government plans to 'level up' the country, Downing Street has said. A new strategy to boost local communities will f ...
  • The end of Covid restrictions in England will allow hospitality venues to reopen fully. But many will not, because self-isolation rules could still close them down at short notice. ‘It will be like Ch ...
  • Hospitality Rising – a campaign designed to help the industry recover from the impact of the pandemic has launched and is already gathering momentum. The brainchild of Mark McCulloch, founder and CEO ...
  • Full event available to watch now. Hosted by Bruntwood Works in partnership with NRB, this interactive panel will discuss: Social Media - Platforms, future trends and measurable engagement Knowing you ...
  • UKHospitality has unveiled a 12-point plan to tackle the staffing crisis facing the hospitality industry.
  • NRB Assist #57

    16 Jun 2021
    Future of Hospitality, NRB Recruit, Rent Moratorium, Lockdown Extension Reaction
  • Hosted by Bruntwood Works in partnership with NRB, this interactive panel will discuss: •    Social Media - Platforms, future trends and measurable engagement •    Knowing your audience and creating c ...
  • The boss of a Chester-based food distribution company is calling for a special dispensation for workers from Europe to come to work in pubs, restaurants and hotels. David Cattrall, the managing direct ...
  • Five local authorities in England have banned smoking outside cafes, pubs and restaurants, and others are considering doing the same. These councils have started including the rules in their licensing ...
  • The owner of popular Liverpool restaurant and deli Lunya has said he is struggling to recruit staff after Brexit. Peter Kinsella, who runs the Spanish business - based in Liverpool City Centre - with ...
  • “The current uncertainty is creating a wave of panic across the hospitality sector.” said Lord. The 21 June has been etched on the minds of operators as the date when they can finally trade normally u ...
  • Three-quarters of hospitality businesses in Eden and Keswick face a potential recruitment crisis, according to an exclusive Herald survey. Tourism is worth £3 billion to Cumbria’s economy but the staf ...
  • The number of new job vacancies in the hospitality sector rose by 46% in the last two weeks, according to new analysis by audit, tax and consulting firm RSM. In total, there were 39,167 live vacancies ...
  • The footfall was the highest seen since the start of the pandemic and came during the first weekend since indoor hospitality was allowed to reopen following the latest easing of restrictions on May 17 ...
  • Only two in five hospitality business leaders say their sites are now trading at a profit or expect to do so by the end of June, according to a new study by CGA and Fourth. The latest Business Confide ...
  • Restaurant group Hawksmoor is offering bonuses of up to £2,000 to workers who recommend friends for jobs in a bid to fill staffing shortages. Another chain has emailed customers with a promise of gift ...
  • Just under a third (32.9%) of all licensed premises have traded since 12 April this year, with around 35,000 sites welcoming guests for outdoor opening, with hospitality venues now able to open their ...