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People & Places

UK Hospitality calls on government for protection against landlords

The trade body is calling for more support of hospitality businesses after landlord retaliation during the covid-19 crisis.

People & Places

Idea-sharing online forum launches for senior hospitality executives

‘Gather’ was started by fintech startup Wi5 to encourage collaboration in the hospitality industry during the coronavirus crisis.

People & Places

How to keep your property safe while it’s closed

As reports of break ins and thefts start to circulate as restaurants, bars and pubs sit empty during the coronavirus pandemic, there are key ways to keep your business safe.

People & Places

Coronavirus, hospitality and the law: What does it all mean?

Lawyer Rishi Malliwal, partner at SGM Law, answers some of the big questions surrounding the hospitality industry amid coronavirus.

Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo funds phone helpline for independent businesses

With the raft of emergency measures issued as part of the coronavirus crisis causing confusion, drinks firm Diageo has launched a new information hotline to help on-trade businesses navigate the help available to them.

People & Places

'Pubs, bars and restaurants to close tonight', says Boris Johnson, as chancellor announces job retention scheme

Any employer can apply for grant to keep paying their employees in an effort to reduce losing staff. These grants are eligible for any business, including hospitality.

People & Places

Government says bars, pubs and restaurants have to close. Here's what you need to do

With thanks to our friends at FAM, London, who sadly closed their doors earlier this week, here’s a checklist of things that need to be done if you’re facing a shutdown due to coronavirus.

People & Places

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces new package to help businesses amid the coronavirus outbreak

The new package includes business rates holiday for all businesses in the hospitality sector regardless of size for 12 months and funding grants of up to £25k for smaller businesses.

Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo funds phone helpline for independent businesses

With the raft of emergency measures issued as part of the coronavirus crisis causing confusion, drinks firm Diageo has launched a new information hotline to help on-trade businesses navigate the help available to them.

People & Places

'Pubs, bars and restaurants to close tonight', says Boris Johnson, as chancellor announces job retention scheme

Any employer can apply for grant to keep paying their employees in an effort to reduce losing staff. These grants are eligible for any business, including hospitality.

People & Places

Government says bars, pubs and restaurants have to close. Here's what you need to do

With thanks to our friends at FAM, London, who sadly closed their doors earlier this week, here’s a checklist of things that need to be done if you’re facing a shutdown due to coronavirus.

People & Places

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces new package to help businesses amid the coronavirus outbreak

The new package includes business rates holiday for all businesses in the hospitality sector regardless of size for 12 months and funding grants of up to £25k for smaller businesses.

Wine

Top tips for trademarking your own brand, with lawyer Rishi Malliwal

SGM Law's Rishi Malliwal, who represents the likes of Monica Berg, Alex Kratena and award-winning distilleries, gives his advice on starting a drinks brand

Wine

Coronavirus: How Covid-19 is affecting the UK drinks trade

From people choosing to stay at home, to distribution challenges, to travel restrictions, Covid-19 is having a negative effect on the UK drinks trade. But all is not lost.

Wine

Top tips for trademarking your own brand, with lawyer Rishi Malliwal

SGM Law's Rishi Malliwal, who represents the likes of Monica Berg, Alex Kratena and award-winning distilleries, gives his advice on starting a drinks brand

Wine

Coronavirus: How Covid-19 is affecting the UK drinks trade

From people choosing to stay at home, to distribution challenges, to travel restrictions, Covid-19 is having a negative effect on the UK drinks trade. But all is not lost.