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Covid-19 Track and Trace Customer Information Collection

From 18 September 2020 businesses in the hospitality sector will be required by law to collect details and maintain records of staff, customers and visitors on their premises to support NHS Test and Trace.   This helps the government to identify people who may have been exposed to the virus, support the NHS and save…

How does the Hospitality “Eat Out to Help Out” Scheme Work?

The Chancellor announced several measures to support people and businesses in his Mini-Budget on 8 July. Here I’ll focus on the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme. Also check our my previous blog on the VAT Rate cut to 5% for Food, Accommodation and Attractions. Eat Out to Help Out Scheme Any hospitality business will…

Food, Accommodation and Attraction VAT Rate Cut to 5% from 15 July 2020

On 8 July 2020 The Chancellor announced a Mini-Budget to support people and businesses as we rebuild from the Coronavirus Pandemic. In this blog I will focus on the Food, Accommodation and Attraction VAT rate cut to 5% which is active from Wednesday 15 July. Check out our Eat Out to Help Out” Scheme blog too….

Mini-Budget 2020: New Measures to Support People and Businesses

Today the Government announced their mini-Budget 2020 with a further £12 billion for new temporary measures to support people and businesses. Particularly measures are in place to support job creation, and to boost the hospitality industry. Job Retention Bonus The current furlough scheme will end on 31 October 2020, find out more about the furlough…

iZettle vs Square: which is best for you?

Taking card payments is a necessity for most businesses today, as your customers carry less cash, and expect to be able to pay by card for everything, particularly contactless payments. Businesses used to have only one option when considering taking card payments: top sign up for a costly merchant account with the local bank, and…