Coronavirus: One day to save one million jobs

The UK Government has 24 hours to save a million jobs across the country, a hospitality trade group has warned

Coronavirus: Clarity needed for businesses on government’s cash relief plans

Trade groups have again voiced concern about the reviewed financial measures announced last night (March 17) by the UK Government, saying they do not address the “immediate” issues for the trade

Coronavirus: Diageo pledges £1m pay package for trade

Diageo, the global drinks giant behind Smirnoff, Guinness and Johnnie Walker, has pledged a £1 million support package to help UK independent venues pay their staff during the coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus: The Ben offers trade support amid COVID-19

Scottish licensed trade charity The Ben has pledged to support those seriously affected by the impact of the coronavirus

Coronavirus: “Majority” of insurance policies will not cover forced closures

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has announced that the “vast majority” of businesses will not have adequate levels of insurance to cover venue closures due to the outbreak of an infectious disease

Coronavirus: Sport subscriptions suspended

Broadcasters Sky Sports and BT Sport have announced that they have stopped billing their commercial customers due to the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Manorview suspends trading

Manorview, the Scottish hotels group, will suspend trading today (March 18) amid the worsening coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus: Government expected to announce financial support

Pub industry will be “lost in days” without immediate, decisive action, says trade group

Coronavirus: STA calls for further government assistance

The Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) has spoken with representatives from the Scottish Government to request a number of added measures to support tourism and hospitality businesses as the coronavirus epidemic continues to worsen
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Coronavirus: trade groups respond to Scottish Government measures

Trade groups have welcomed measures from the Scottish Government designed to ease pressure on hospitality businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic – but say further immediate provisions are needed to support the industry