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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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  • Emergency funding for business forced to closed as a result of Tier 3 restrictions is being administered by local councils.
  • Emergency funding for business forced to closed as a result of Tier 3 restrictions is being administered by local councils.
  • 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

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  • 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.
  • 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
  • Sheffield and South Yorkshire have moved into Tier 3 to help slow the spread of coronavirus.
  • Greater Manchester will be placed under Tier 3 restrictions from Friday, the prime minister has confirmed, despite no agreement on financial support being reached with local leaders.
  • An emergency fund of up to £40million has launched in a bid to protect Liverpool City Region’s vital hospitality and leisure businesses from the huge economic impact Covid-19 restrictions are having o ...
  • Information on local COVID alert levels, including what they mean, why they are being introduced and what the different levels are.
  • The government’s Job Support Scheme (JSS) will be expanded to protect jobs and support businesses required to close their doors as a result of coronavirus restrictions, the Chancellor has announced.
  • The owner of well-known nightclub G-A-Y is launching a legal challenge against the government's 10pm hospitality curfew. Jeremy Joseph is seeking a judicial review in a bid to overturn the controversi ...
  • There is news today of an emergency fund of up to £40million from Liverpool City Region available for businesses within the area.
  • Further information has been published today on how businesses can claim the government’s Job Retention Bonus, with millions set to benefit from the £9 billion package.
  • A new campaign – #CANCELTHECURFEW – is set to launch this week to pressure the Government to U-turn on the 10PM curfew which has had an immediate and hugely damaging impact on hospitality businesses a ...
  • According to the latest UK Government figures eight out of ten UK businesses say cyber security is a high priority for senior management. Take the online test.
  • There should be an "urgent review" of 10pm closure times for restaurants and pubs, Greater Manchester's mayor says. Andy Burnham said it meant people were gathering in homes and supermarkets that were ...
  • CareerScope encompasses the advice, resources and support of dozens of organisations who are there to help you right now. Whether you’re looking to develop your career, build your skills, need financi ...
  • 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 ...