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Notes for editors 
• UKHospitality is the new trade body representing the UK’s hospitality sector, established following a merger approved in February 2018 between the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) and the British Hospitality Association (BHA)
• UKHospitality is the authoritative voice for over 700 companies, 65,000 venues in a sector that employs 2.9 million
• The body speaks on behalf of a wide range of leisure and ‘out-of-home’ businesses, from FTSE 100 enterprises to niche groups and independent single-site operators
• For the first time, the sector has a single voice bringing together businesses from all aspects of hospitality; coffee shops, hotels, serviced apartments, pubs, restaurants, leisure parks, nightclubs, contract caterers, entertainment, stadia and visitor attractions
• Engaging with government, the media and the public, UKHospitality works to develop a robust case on how to unlock the industry’s full potential as the biggest engine for growth in the economy and ensure that the industry’s needs are effectively represented
• The sector creates £130bn in economic activity and generates £38bn of tax for the Exchequer, funding vital services
• Hospitality represents 10% of UK employment, 6% of businesses and 5% of GDP
• Hospitality is the 3rd largest private sector employer in the UK; double the size of financial services and bigger than automotive, pharmaceuticals and aerospace combined
• Member benefits include free advice and expert guidance on regulation, finance and health and safety as well as savings on services from carefully selected business partners.

 

£130 billion hospitality sector celebrated at inaugural conference

July 10, 2018 • Press Releases • Views: 75

Press Notice FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10 July 2018 £130 billion hospitality sector celebrated at inaugural conference The UK’s hospitality sector Read More

UKHospitality calls for ringfencing of digital tax revenue

July 6, 2018 • Press Releases • Views: 82

Press Notice FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6 July 2018 UKHospitality calls for ringfencing of digital tax revenue UKHospitality has warned the Treasury that it must Read More

UKHospitality calls for support for London’s food businesses

July 6, 2018 • Press Releases • Views: 82

Press Notice FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2018 UKHospitality calls for support for London’s food businesses UKHospitality has responded to the London Mayor’s Read More

UKHospitality warns against tourist tax

July 5, 2018 • Press Releases • Views: 113

Press Notice FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5 July 2018 UKHospitality warns against tourist tax UKHospitality has reiterated its message that a tourist tax in Edinburgh, or any part of Read More