Inns and pubs across the UK are closing at an unprecedented rate, with an estimated two dozen pub closures now happening every week. Bill Lumley speaks to campaign groups dedicated to force the government to recognise the injustices of the business rate system for licensees
Amenitiz, the startup that helps hotel and holiday rental owners to create and manage their digital presence, closed its first round of financing. Lead by Otium Capital, the 620.000€ seed round also includes several business angels from the travel industry such as Sebastien Venturini (CEO of Weekendesk), Antoine Giraud (COO Groupcorner) and Guillaume Rostand (CMO Liligo).
WineGB welcomes the interest shown by MPs in some form of support for smaller vineyards and is actively encouraging its members across the UK to contact their MPs to highlight the application made on the industry’s behalf to HM Treasury last December