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Guidance to protect employees and customers in the hospitality sector as lockdown ends

As the latest easing of lockdown commenced on July 19, 2021, the government has issued guidance for people who work in, or run restaurants, pubs and cafes and similar venues…

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Treatment of tips and gratuities to be considered in parliament

Malcolm Ireland, partner and head of Harrison Drury’s leisure and licensing team outlines the potential changes for employers in the leisure and hospitality sector with regards to allocating tips to…

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Harrison Drury strengthens hospitality team with Malcolm Ireland appointment

Harrison Drury has strengthened its offering to leisure and hospitality businesses by recruiting one of the UK’s leading licensing lawyers as a partner. We have appointed Malcolm Ireland, an expert…

16/06/21
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Popular village pub in Barley saved from closure by locals

An historic Lancashire pub threatened with closure has been purchased and saved by a local consortium. Barley Mow, located in Barley, near Pendle Hill, closed in June 2020 after previous…

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Latest coronavirus rules for hospitality sector – protecting your premises licence

David Edwards, director and head of Harrison Drury’s regulatory team, considers the new coronavirus rules for the hospitality sector and what businesses must do to comply. On Tuesday 22 September…

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What social distancing means for business: Hospitality and retail

Harrison Drury’s commercial dispute resolution and regulatory teams consider how the government’s business closure regulations will affect the UK’s hospitality and retail sectors. The government’s move to force closure of…

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Harrison Drury advises as Barton Grange hotel acquired

Harrison Drury has advised the previous owners of the well-known Barton Grange Hotel near Preston on its sale to a Wigan-based operator. The hotel, a former manor house, has been…

What does the Uber drivers’ dispute mean for your business?

Lucy Blezard, of Harrison Drury’s employment and regulatory team, looks at the significance of the decision made in Uber’s appeal against drivers’ rights to pay and holiday, and why the…

How the ‘experience economy’ is changing the hospitality sector

Silas Heys, head of Harrison Drury’s hospitality and leisure team, looks at how guests’ changing expectations and other social factors are placing greater demands on hospitality businesses. Primarily because of…

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So, you want to go into the hospitality business?

Silas Heys from Harrison Drury solicitors talks through some of the key property issues to consider when launching a hospitality venture. Property is something that all hospitality ventures have in…

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