• The practicalities of trading in 2022

    Thanks for joining us at our Webinar! Thanks for joining us at yesterday’s webinar. Hosted by Julie Jones (Development Director, ABTOT), we talked about the practicalities of trading in 2022. Matt Gatenby (Senior Partner, Travlaw) talked through legal issues travel businesses need to think about. Also Ami Naru (Partner, Head of Employment at Travlaw) and […]

  • Government Pledges Additional Support for Hospitality and Leisure Industry

    Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced additional financial support for the hospitality and leisure industry; pledging an additional £1 billion for businesses negatively impacted. Indeed, the Chancellor directly addressed the difficulties endured by the hospitality and leisure industry by acknowledging how negatively impacted these ventures were during the COVID-19 pandemic, extending to recent times with the […]

  • ABTOT Associate Travlaw: End of Furlough!

    As the sun sets on the  government’s furlough scheme which will end in exactly 15 days’ time on the 30 September, the government has updated its guidance for employers on the Coronavirus Job Retention scheme. However before you all get excited, it’s not an extension to the current scheme, but rather what employers will need to consider […]

  • ABTOT Associate Travlaw: There’s now a ‘Tipping’ Point for Staff Gratuities!

    Previously in respect of tips given to staff, the UK Government pledged to take action. In 2016 they started a consultation on tips, gratuities, cover and service charges. In 2018 they announced their intention to legislate, to provide that tips left for workers are retained in full by those workers. The government estimates that this new […]