Tax

New tax enforcement measures start with restaurants in London

HMRC clamps down on tax evasion in restaurants

By Lorraine Heller

London restaurants will be the first target for a new round of tax enforcement measures, under plans announced today by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to tackle tax dodgers.

Premier Inn operator Whitbread supports tough spending cuts

Hospitality leaders back government spending cuts

By Lorraine Heller

The heads of pub, hotel and restaurant operators Whitbread and Fuller’s have joined leaders of some of the UK’s largest companies in a strong show of support for the government’s proposed spending cuts

A higher personal tax allowance would encourage consumers to spend more

Coalition government good news for hospitality

By Becky Paskin

The new coalition government formed by the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats yesterday should have a positive effect on the hospitality industry, experts have said

Beer tax rises threaten 60,000 pub jobs

Beer tax rises threaten 60,000 pub jobs

By Emma Eversham

The British Beer & Pub Association warns that 10 per cent of jobs in the pub sector could be lost in the next five years if the Chancellor continues to move forward with planned beer tax increases