Industry News

12 Oct 2018

Over 100,000 Signatures and counting for the Long Live The Local Campaign

With three weeks to go before the budget, support continues to be shown for the Long Live The Local Campaign.MP’s across the country have also been contacted by the public with an estimated 42,000 letters having been sent.To see the supp...

09 Oct 2018

'Local partnership working for a vibrant night time economy' - report issued

LGiU and Portman Group recently conducted a survey of over 100 council leaders, cabinet members, chief officers and service directors in English Local Authorities on their approach to managing the evening and night time economy. The survey wa...

26 Sep 2018

British Summer Time ends at 2am Sunday 28 October 2018

A reminder that British Summer Time (or as it may be more properly called Daylight Saving Time) ends at 2am Sunday 28 October 2018. This means that at 2am on that Sunday, the time becomes 1am and premises entitled to trade to 2am or later can enjo...

24 Sep 2018

HMRC releases minimum wage underpayments data

Hospitality has been highlighted as having the highest number of jobs paid below the National Minimum Wage of any sector, according to data released by HMRC.HMRC has said there were an estimated 54,500 jobs within the sector were paid below the ...

17 Sep 2018

Hospitality Industry urged to respond to the Government Consultation on Calorie Labelling

The Government have launched a consultation on Calorie labelling for food and drink served outside the home which can be found here.Industry bodies are urging businesses to respond to “make their voices heard”The body of the consul...

17 Sep 2018

Food allergies - and young people

New research reveals challenges facing young people with food allergies and intolerances.  A new survey shows over half of young people with a food allergy or intolerance have avoided eating out in the last six months due to their condition. ...