‘Tier 3 has ruined our dream restaurant opening’

“So many pubs, restaurants, bars, cafes and hotels, having invested so much to make their venues safe, are only just clinging on by the skin of their teeth, but will be forced to take another huge hit,” said the group’s chief executive Kate Nicholls.

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Tui to subsidise Covid tests for package holiday customers

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Plastic bag charge to double to 10p in all shops

Association of Convenience Stores chief executive, James Lowman, said: "We strongly welcome the inclusion of local shops and other small businesses into the successful plastic bag charging scheme, which not only helps the environment, but is also a great way for...

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Liberty steel owner in talks over £200m lifeline

GFG has been scrambling to raise new financing since its major financial backer Greensill Capital went bust in early March, which threw the future of Liberty Steel and its 3,000 workers into doubt. A further 2,000 people work at other GFG steel sites in the UK.

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