Our CEO Commented “The £18,000 figure quoted by the Chancellor, whilst ample for smaller businesses, isn’t enough for bigger hospitality businesses, hotels and hotel groups – the largest employers, with the largest overheads,”
The Telegraph - Hoteliers respond to the new roadmap
Our CEO Commented "Huge congratulations to our outstanding learners and all our prize-winning highest achievers, who have each demonstrated outstanding commitment to their careers, combining study with demanding full-time roles in the hotel and restaurant industry during these challenging times."
Conference News - HOSPA to proceed with live conference
Our CEO, Jane Pendlebury comments: “The latest preventative measures are set to squeeze an industry which is already at breaking point. Hospitality businesses simply have no room for any further loss of income and are in desperate need of help."
HOSPA, the Hospitality Professionals Association, and Profitroom, a leading SaaS supplier to the hospitality industry, along with Tregenna Castle Resort, a luxury hotel, have compiled some top below, which helps guests get the best value from their bookings
International Accounting Bulletin - Vat cuts provide opportunity for smaller firms to stabilise
Our CEO Jane Pendlebury Comments “The reduction will provide businesses operating on wafer-thin margins with some essential breathing space, helping them to recover and rebuild, as well as to retain more jobs – with the £1,000 job retention scheme offering yet further assistance here.”
The Guardian - Stark divide as UK campsites flourish but city hotels stand empty
Our CEO Jane Pendlebury Comments “We’ve seen coastal hotels and those in traditionally popular destinations, such as the Lake District, enjoy a bumper few weeks as UK-based travellers look to escape post-lockdown. The picture has been far from rosy for other operators.”
The Independent - What are UK hotels doing behind the scenes to tackle coronavirus?
“We were really keen to find out how hospitality businesses had fared during the reopening phase. Looking at the results of our survey, whilst revenues are down considerably, a big plus is that such a large proportion seemed to fare better than initially expected.”
The Drinks Business - How Do Hospitality Workers Feel About
Our CEO Jane Pendlebury comments “With safety measures seeming to work, and guests seeming to abide by them, we’re hoping that, as an industry, we can build on this initial positivity to try and bounce back
Forbes - U.K. Government Offers 50% Off Restaurant Meals And 15% Sales Tax Cut
Our CEO Jane Pendlebury comments “The reduction will provide businesses operating on wafer-thin margins with some essential breathing space, helping them to recover and rebuild, as well as to retain more jobs."
Big Hospitality - Chancellor slashes VAT and introduces voucher scheme to get people back in restaurants
'If hoteliers and other restaurateurs are creative in their approach, they can work to increase those margins by implementing a variety of measures. This at least gives them a chance to head in the right direction, enabling the opportunity to develop a workable service."
Business Traveller - England's hotels and restaurants can open from July 4th, 2020
“Having a definite opening date means hospitality can finally see a way forward – with the relaxation of the social distancing rule a huge relief for hoteliers and others in the industry.” - Jane Pendlebury HOSPA CEO
Personnel Today - Lockdown relaxed for the hospitality industry and social distancing eased
“I’ve taken great hope and a real sense of optimism from the reaction of hospitality operators across the sector,” said Jane Pendlebury, CEO, HOSPA. “Although likely to be much changed, our industry certainly won’t be undaunted by the challenges that face us. Together we’ll come through this crisis stronger and more resilient.”
Hospitality Insights- Turnover rent push by tenants