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David Davis: EU workers safe in UK after Brexit

UK won't 'shut the door' on EU workers

By Sophie Witts

Brexit secretary David Davis has offered further hope to the hospitality industry by claiming the UK is not about to ‘shut the door’ on EU workers.

Restaurant business rates capped in Scotland

Restaurant business rates capped in Scotland

By Sophie Witts

The Scottish finance minister has announced a cap on business rates for hospitality companies following warnings that the sector could be crippled by rising fees.

Mandatory Scores on the Doors will affect thousands of businesses

Mandatory Scores on the Doors will affect 43,000 businesses

By Stefan Chomka

More than 43,000 restaurants and catering businesses across England could be affected when a law to make it compulsory for places that serve or sell food to display their food hygiene rating comes into force in 2019.

Tesco and Booker agree £3.7bn merger

Tesco and Booker agree £3.7bn merger

By Sophie Witts

The £3.7bn merger between supermarket giant Tesco and wholesaler Booker will improve the choice and price of products available to caterers, the companies have said.

Malmaison Hotel du Vin to open in York

Malmaison Hotel du Vin to open in York

By Hannah Thompson

Boutique hotel group Malmaison Hotel du Vin is to open a 160-bedroom hotel at Yorkshire House in York after receiving planning permission for its multi-million pound renovation proposal.