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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.

 

ALMR responds to today’s Queen’s Speech

June 21, 2017 • Press Releases • Views: 452

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June 20, 2017 • Press Releases • Views: 372

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Additional licensing objective not justified

June 20, 2017 • Press Releases • Views: 562

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New Government must make reform of unfair rates system top priority

June 20, 2017 • Press Releases • Views: 494

ALMR Press Notice 20.06.2017 New Government must make reform of unfair rates system top priority The ALMR has written to the Department for Read More