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In his 2013 Autumn Statement, Chancellor George Osborne said the Government's plans will 'remove the cap on aspiration'

Autumn Statement 2013: What it means for hospitality

By Luke Nicholls

"Britain's economic plan is working," proclaimed George Osborne in his Autumn Statement earlier today as the Chancellor pledged to support 'the hard-working values' of the nation's high street restaurants, cafés and pubs. 

The BBPA, BISL and BHA are calling for a halt to

'We need a rates freeze' hospitality leaders tell ministers

By Luke Nicholls

Chief executives of the UK’s pub, hotel, restaurant and leisure industry trade bodies have today hit back at huge hikes in business rates planned for next year in a letter to cabinet ministers Eric Pickles and Vince Cable.