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Hospitality, retail industries and opposition MPs claim mixed messages on face covering rules

Trade bodies and opposition MPs have said that the government has given out mixed messages over the circumstances in which face coverings must be worn, prior to new rules being implemented on Friday.

Pubs, cafes and restaurants in Wales to reopen in August

Welsh first minister Mark Drakeford announced on Friday his administration’s latest easing of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, which will see bars, pubs, cafes, and restaurants allowed to fully reopen their doors from August 3.

Review into two-metre social distancing rule underway

Downing Street has said that a review into the existing two-metre social distancing guidelines is underway and is set to be completed “in the coming weeks”, but it is unclear whether its findings will be published by July 4 when pubs and restaurants are set to reopen in England.

Government could loosen quarantine rules after backlash

The government is exploring means to relax its mandatory 14-day quarantine rule for new arrivals entering the UK from June 8.

Human One at the forefront of hospitality industry’s response to new immigration plans

The UK government’s plans for a new points based immigration system which will enter force after 2020 have caused shockwaves in a number of industries, but little more so than in the hospitality sector.

Greene King to be sold to Hong Kong property firm

Suffolk-based pub and brewing giant Greene King is to be purchased by Hong Kong real estate firm CKA in a deal worth £2.7 billion.

OPINION: Tackling staffing challenges within the hospitality sector

In recent years, the number of staff looking for work in the hospitality industry has declined. Where we once had a surplus of staff looking for work, most recently from Europe, we now find ourselves in a much different position as a result of social and economic change.

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