Kate Nicholls

Plan impact: UKHospitality chief executive Kate Nicholls warned that hospitality venues are in a fragile state

Industry warns of devastating impact of ‘plan B’

By Michelle Perrett

The Government’s has been warned that plans to hold vaccine passports in reserve while revealing it in its ‘Plan B’ Winter Covid plan that compulsory face masks and ‘last resort’ lockdowns could be implemented could have a drastic impact on the pub and...

Industry reaction: UKH boss Kate Nicholls (left) and BBPA chief executive Emma McClarkin welcomed the change but warned about the impact of the 'pingdemic' on the trade

NHS app change ‘not a silver bullet’

By Nikkie Thatcher

A software update to the NHS Covid app, meaning it will notify fewer contacts from a Covid positive case has been cautiously welcomed by trade bodies.

Furlough costs: UKHospitality's chief executive  Kate Nicholls has said while Government job support has helped some businesses, operators are still struggling to meet costs with Covid restrictions in place

Furlough 'still a cost to businesses'

By Emily Hawkins

UKHospitality boss Kate Nicholls has defended pub bosses who have had to lay off staff since the start of the pandemic despite job support schemes.