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Eat Out to Help Out scheme set to start

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The government’s landmark Eat Out to Help Out scheme will start at the beginning of August and run throughout the month. The scheme was announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak in his Summer Economic Update. It will provide a 50% reduction for sit-down meals in participating cafes, restaurants and pubs across …

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UK economy ‘still stuck in first gear’

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The UK’s economy is ‘still stuck in first gear’, with many businesses operating at half their pre-coronavirus (COVID-19) capacity, according to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). The BCC’s Coronavirus Impact Tracker found that over half of businesses were suffering from reduced demand. In fact, customer demand and possible future …