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UKHospitality Scotland Says Hospitality Businesses Welcome New Isolation Rules.

This comes as the First Minister decreases the self-isolation regulations for fully vaccinated citizens.

Published on 6.1.2022

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Groups of no more than six allowed to socialise in Wales

The further restrictions come as Wales announced 941 cases of the new Omicron variant.

Published on 22.12.2021

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Rishi Sunak announces £1bn business relief package to support the UK Hospitality Industry

This comes as restaurants see a 40-60% decrease in footfall since the rise in Omicron cases.

Published on 21.12.2021

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Government urges public to support small businesses this Christmas

This is amid fears the Omicron variant could lead to tighter restrictions 

Published on 7.12.2021

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Pint now, pay later: Afterpay's move into Australian dining

Afterpay has announced that it is rolling out its dine now pay later service into Australian restaurants, with the goal of giving customers flexibility and control over their spending habits. 

Published on 9.11.2021

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Consumers are 31% more likely to buy meals for delivery or pickup than they are to dine on-site

That's according to a new survey conducted by PYMNTS and Carat from Fiserv.

Published on 2.11.2021

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UK National Living Wage to rise to £9.50 an hour in April

Workers on the minimum wage are set to get a pay rise from April, with the rate for those aged over 23 increasing to £9.50 an hour from £8.91

Published on 28.10.2021

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Scotland's vaccine passport scheme deemed an "unmitigated disaster" by SHG

The first weekend of Scotland's enforced vaccine passport scheme has been deemed an "unmitigated disaster" by the Scottish hospitality sector. 

Published on 25.10.2021

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8 in 10 pubs are raising their prices this year

 81% of pub operators are increasing their prices this year.

Published on 20.10.2021

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