Restaurants

UKH welcome ‘positive news’ from ONS figures, but warn industry ‘remains fragile’

The hospitality group also renewed calls on the government to keep VAT at 12.5% beyond April

UKH has said the latest figures from ONS are “positive news” for the industry, after it reported that jobs in the hospitality sector are up 252,000 in the last 12 months, and unemployment has dropped to 4%, below pre-pandemic levels.

However, it warned that the sector “remains fragile”, and renewed calls on the government to keep VAT at 12.

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