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Whatever you or your business needs, NRB Assist serves to signpost you towards the most up to date and relevant government information, professional advice, and support from industry initiatives and charities. The most useful articles from the last seven days will be shared via email every Tuesday.

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  • All pubs, bars, restaurants and other hospitality venues in England must have a 22:00 closing time from Thursday, to help curb the spread of coronavirus. The sector will also be restricted by law to t ...
  • The prime minister has announced new restrictions for hospitality venues in England that could last up to six months, including the compulsory wearing of facemasks indoors and a curfew of 10pm.
  • Use this service to create a QR code for display in your venue. Get visitors to scan the QR code when they arrive, using the NHS COVID-19 app. This is to help trace and stop the spread of coronavirus ...
  • Premises and venues across England must have a system in place to record contact details of their customers, visitors and staff in the latest move to break the chains of transmission of coronavirus.
  • The Great Northern has teamed up with United We Stream, Estrella Damm Beer and Didsbury Gin to help Manchester hospitality industry get back on their feet, by creating and offering up a pop up al fres ...
  • New ‘rule of six' restrictions come into force today, forbidding the gathering of seven or more people, indoors or outdoors – including in hospitality venues – across England and Scotland.
  • Join Liverpool BID Company and Marketing Liverpool for their next Liverpool Visitor Economy panel on Thursday 17 September, 12-1pm, talking all things hospitality and public health.
  • Do you want to learn more about mental health? How you can look after your mental health and the health of your colleagues? Then the Drinks Trust invite you to join 5 free drinks industry specialised ...
  • Liverpool Hospitality, in partnership with City & Guilds, have been chosen as the key delivery partner by the Combined Authority to certify skills across the hospitality sector in the Liverpool City R ...
  • The warning comes after undercover Sky News reporters found nine out of 10 pubs visited in a Greater Manchester suburb were not asking for customer contact details.
  • Need help applying for the 1.57 Billion Arts Council Recovery Fund? Theatre, Cultural Organisation, Live Music Venue, Nightclub? Today, 4pm, a FREE seminar is here to support and guide you through the ...
  • As a follow up to their #nomorenoshows campaign, Sixty Eight People have teamed up with Jen Wragg of Kinship Hospitality to put together a short guide supporting small businesses struggling with no sh ...
  • Invisible Chips are a simple way for you to help the people in hospitality whose livelihoods are disappearing. Add Invisible Chips to your menu
  • The Mindful Drinking Programme (Hospitality Edition) is a unique approach for people working in hospitality and the drinks industry who want to change their personal drinking habits. Club Soda and The ...
  • Find out how to make your workplace COVID-secure by joining this webinar providing guidance for restaurants, pubs, bars, cafes & takeaways. 15:00 Tuesday 28 July
  • Consumers are returning cautiously to hospitality, but rigorous safety measures, industry collaboration and government support can all speed the sector along the road to recovery.
  • Join Kuits for their upcoming leisure sector webinar, where head of leisure Felicity Tulloch will be interviewing Lyndon higginson (Junkyard Golf, crazy Pedros) on his latest venture and providing ins ...
  • People using pubs, restaurants and cafes will soon have greater freedom to choose non-smoking outdoor areas following an amendment tabled today to legislation in Parliament.
  • The property insurance market for food and beverage organisations has become extremely challenging in recent months. Add into the mix the effects of the global Covid-19 pandemic, this has resulted in ...
  • A new campaign – #NOMORENOSHOWS – is set to launch this week to stop the devastating effects of customers not turning up to bar and restaurant bookings as hospitality operators reveal that the issue i ...
  • You can use the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme to offer a discount to diners and encourage them to eat at your restaurant.
  • Marketing Manchester has launched a consumer campaign to help the recovery and rebuild confidence in Greater Manchester as a place to visit, live, work and study. Find Your Space inspires consumers to ...
  • The rate of VAT applied on most tourism and hospitality-related activities will also be cut from 20% to 5%. This will save households around £160 per year on average and, together with the Eat Out to ...
  • Five things for tourism, hospitality and leisure businesses to do now to prepare for reopening
  • Kuits executive partner Robert Levy hosted a discussion with the Marcello Distefano, managing director of San Carlo Restaurants, offering key insights on the impact of COVID-19 on the business and the ...
  • Article |  From the Kuits data protection team, outlining how hospitality operators can stay GDPR complaint when collecting customers' personal information once they have reopened.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic and our understanding of its impact is constantly evolving. Join us on Wednesday 8 July at 2.00pm (GMT+1), for a 45-minute webcast discussing the issues organisations will likely ...
  • Licensing team colleagues Felicity Tulloch and Rebecca Ingram discuss the government's announcement that hospitality operators can reopen their premises on July 4.
  • Optimism and nervousness mix as teams prepare for hospitality’s return.
  • The draft Business and Planning Bill introduces some sweeping changes to licensing and planning regimes, to the benefit of many hospitality operators.
  • Use this Manchester City Council form to register interest in a temporary licence to operate an external seating area.
  • On 23 June 2020, the Prime Minister announced further easements of the coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions as part of Step Three of the government’s plan including the reopening of the hospitality ind ...
  • The visitor economy Guidance for people who work in hotels and guest accommodation, indoor and outdoor attractions, and business events and consumer shows.
  • Road closures, pop up parks, architecturally designed furniture, a business grant scheme and free trading permits are all part of a new pilot package of support for the hospitality sector in Liverpool ...
  • Ocean announce the launch of Crucial Creative for 2020, in place of the annual Ocean Digital Creative Competition. With a £1 million prize fund to help galvanise advertisers and agencies to action pos ...
  • The Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund (RHLGF) supports businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors with their business costs during coronavirus.
  • With a month to go until the date that hospitality operators will be able to reopen their doors, many will be considering what they need to do in order to prepare.
  • Easily request permission from each brewer whose draught beer or cider you stock to destroy this where it is unsaleable due to the current closure period and once permission has been obtained, to prov ...
  • An update on the current legislation for leisure operators looking to reopen and why it could be time for licensed beer gardens and outdoor spaces to be allowed to open.
  • SPE Interim – formed as our direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic. To provide a flexible workforce with specific skills.