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Hospitality Help, Support & Initiatives

Hospitality Help, Support & Initiatives

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  • FREE to sign up and attend training, designed to upskill your staff.
  • Rishi Sunak is set to extend business rates relief and the furlough scheme into the summer, offering further support to companies battered by coronavirus restrictions.
  • The LGBT Awareness course aims to inform users on how to reduce stigmatism within the workplace and enable people to be comfortable in their own working environment. The course looks at diversity, imp ...
  • Businesses that took out government-backed Bounce Back Loans to get through Covid-19 will now have greater flexibility to repay their loans, the government announced today (8 February).
  • Starting today, Wednesday 3rd of February, GRUB will be launching a new workshop and mentoring programme
  • Depending on the size of the business, the top-up grants will be worth between £2,250 and £10,500.
  • 2020 has been apocalyptic, to say the least – and we’re not clear of it yet, by a longshot. It’s been painful for everyone. But the food and drink industry, small indies in particular, have really fac ...
  • The purpose of the session is to provide clarity and detail in relation to the emergency funding and grants currently available to hospitality, hotel, restaurant and bar operators across the North Wes ...
  • Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave ('furlough') due to coronavirus (COVID-19). The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extende ...
  • Takeaway alcohol will be banned in England until the latest lockdown ends in mid-February, although alcohol can continue to be provided by delivery.
  • Firms in those sectors of the economy hardest hit by stringent new lockdown measures will receive grants of up to £9,000 in a £4.6bn Treasury package designed to keep them afloat to the spring.
  • Marketing Manchester are calling out to everyone in the hospitality industry to join a campaign to kickstart Greater Manchester’s recovery. THIS ONE IS ON US will promote a huge range of offers across ...
  • Remember chef radio? Well, now you can have Brian Turner crooning in your kitchen with Hospitality Action's Christmas charity single 'The Climb'
  • The UK hospitality industry. Responsible for around 3m jobs, generating £130bn in activity, resulting in £38bn in taxation. Yet, unlike the Arts or Sports, we do not have a dedicated Minister. This pe ...
  • Further Financial Support Could be Forthcoming for Tier-Hit Hospitality. Details are expected to be announced this week with the crucial parliamentary vote on the tier system to take place today. 
  • The Hospitality, Leisure and Retail Grants scheme is part of Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s £40m emergency support fund. This new funding grant has been allocated to support small retail b ...
  • A video replay of Monday's guide to advise businesses through the grants system, application process, eligibility criteria and timelines. Plus an outline of Tier 3>2 regulations for winter.
  • Following Tier 2, Tier 3 and now November Covid restrictions for hospitality businesses, applications have been open for financial assistance grants via Manchester City Council.  To help guide you thr ...
  • As thoughts move to how to prepare, for working life post-lockdown, one of your biggest considerations is likely to be your staff. NRB CEO Thom Hetherington, joined by Nick Clarke - Hop Training, Abi ...
  • '...What is consistent, however, is the irreparable damage being done to the pubs, bars and restaurants striving to stay afloat. These latest developments have rocked even the hardiest of business own ...
  • In Tier 3 areas all hospitality, except delivery and takeaway, will be forced to close. The industry has reacted with anger and dismay to the announcement, with operators and industry associations con ...
  • Following the announcement of tier restrictions Liverpool Metro Mayor Steve Rotherham has said the hospitality industry is being unfairly targetted. Evidence showed that transmissions resulting from p ...
  • A new video series by Marsh Commercial exploring the opportunities and risks surrounding the fundamental changes to business models brought about by change. The first three episodes are available now ...
  • Many of you will be thinking of how to prepare, now, for working life post-lockdown, and one of your biggest considerations is likely to be your staff. NRB CEO Thom Hetherington, joined by Abi Dunne, ...
  • Join CPL Learning's panel as they talk mental health in hospitality, how to support your teams during furlough and keeping lines of communication open. With CPL Learning’s Director of Education, Marti ...
  • Know Your Audience

    15 Nov 2020
    NRB CEO Thom Hetherington puts pen to paper with Downtown in Business. With a caveat of no mentioning of COVID or Brexit, the piece looks at one of the core principles of any hospitality business; it' ...
  • Tourism, hospitality and leisure support and recovery plan launched by Marketing Manchester to help Greater Manchester navigate lockdown, rebuilding, and recovery. NRB is a GM Tier Member of the plan ...
  • Hospitality operators say they are losing trust in government with some facing six-figure gaps in their balance sheets after the payout of the Job Retention Bonus (JRB) was postponed. The scheme, whic ...
  • Restaurants, pubs and cafés will get automatic freedoms to provide takeaway services for another year until 23 March 2022, communities secretary Robert Jenrick is set to announce this week.
  • Launched in parternship with Springboard, Hospitality Action, Institute of Hospitality, Savoy Educational Trust and UK Hospitality, CareerScope is a support hub for those who have lost their jobs due ...
  • For The People Awards are looking for businesses and individuals who have made a difference in their local community this year. There's a £5k prize for the winning business and winning individual to g ...
  • A total of 94% of the 1,500 levy-paying members of Liverpool’s business improvement district voted last week to adapt the Liverpool Without Walls initiative, which launched in the summer to support th ...
  • UKH will be discussing the detail of the new restrictions announced by the Prime Minister recently, along with what this will mean for members hospitality businesses and what support will be available ...
  • If you have recently lost your job/hours or are on reduced pay due to Covid-19 and are in need of rapid access to funds to tide you over for a short period, apply here for our C-19 grant, minimum paym ...
  • The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended for a month with employees receiving 80% of their current salary for hours not worked and further economic support announced.
  • Emergency funding for business forced to closed as a result of Tier 3 restrictions is being administered by local councils.  Click here for relevant links
  • Details to follow as soon as confirmed
  • Emergency funding for business forced to closed as a result of Tier 3 restrictions is being administered by local councils.
  • Replay of Friday's Q&A with Manchester City Council Licensing Officer Fraser Swift on Tier 3 restrictions in place from Friday 23 October 2020 in Manchester. Providing a lot of answers to current Tier ...
  • Emergency funding for business forced to closed as a result of Tier 3 restrictions is being administered by local councils.