Hospitality Industry

VAT Club's Jacques Borel:

VAT campaign

VAT Club proposes staggered tax reduction

By Mark Wingett, M&C Allegra Foodservice

The hospitality VAT cut campaign has put forward a plan to the Government for a staggered reduction in the level of the tax for hospitality businesses.

Companies to battle industry-wide recruitment crisis

M&B and Whitbread team up with charity for new initiative

By Daniel Woolfson

Mitchells & Butlers and Whitbread have partnered with workforce development charity People 1st and several other high profile companies in the hospitality industry as part of an initiative to boost career opportunities for low paid workers in the...

Wolsey was given his honour for services to business and the hospitality industry in Northern Ireland

Beannchor MD Bill Wolsey is made OBE

By John Harrington

Bill Wolsey, managing director of Northern Ireland-based hospitality firm Beannchor, has become an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Feast opens first pub

Feast opens first pub

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Feast, the Gloucestershire-based premium catering and hospitality company, is to operate its first pub after securing the Swan in Berkshire.

Thrive on 5: campaign to cut VAT

Treasury vows to examine VAT cut plan

By John Harrington

A Government minister has promised to look at the arguments for cutting VAT for the hospitality sector, but stated reasons why it would be difficult to reduce the level.

Grocock: VAT cut would be positive move to help pubs

SIBA chief: drop VAT to help pubs

By Ewan Turney

A brewers' trade group has urged the Government to halve VAT for the hospitality industry as a positive way to rejuvenate the sector. Julian...

Ibrahim: BHA chief executive

Hospitality key to job creation

By The PMA Team

The Prime Minister's jobs summit emphasises the importance of the hospitality industry as a jobs creator, says Ufi Ibrahim, BHA chief executive.