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UKH welcomes ‘positive’ Budget speech but urges Gov to ‘go further’

The hospitality group called for further support following the chancellor’s announcement

UK Hospitality has said yesterday’s (27 October) announcements by the chancellor in his Budget speech are a positive step but also urged the government to “go further” to support the “fragile” industry.

It comes after Rishi Sunak unveiled a 50% discount on business rates for the hospitality, retail and leisure sectors (up to £110,000), equating to a business tax cut worth £1.

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