Prime Minister Boris Johnson expected to confirm restriction easing restaurants and pubs reopening indoors 17 May

Johnson expected to confirm restriction easing

By James McAllister

Boris Johnson is expected to confirm that hospitality venues will be able to open for indoor trading from 17 May, as part of the next stage of restrictions being lifted.

Government increases State Aid cap from £3m to £10.9m

Government increases State Aid cap

By James McAllister

The State Aid cap has been increased to more than £10m, giving larger hospitality businesses greater access to Government-backed grant schemes.

Furlough scheme extended until end of September with contributions from employers from July Budget 2021 hospitality

Sunak extends furlough beyond summer

By James McAllister

Chancellor Rishi Sunak will extend the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (JRS) until the end of September in his Budget today (3 March).


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