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Jul 13 2020

Registration is open for the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

Categories: COVID-19Food & DrinkLeisure

Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced the Eat Out to Help Out scheme during his Summer Economic Statement on 8 July. The scheme is intended to help food businesses by incentivising customers to eat at their restaurant or other “eat in” establishments by providing a discount which can then be claimed back from the government. Eligible businesses more

Apr 17 2020

Scottish Seafood Business Resilience Fund

Categories: COVID-19Food & Drink

The Scottish Government have set up a specific £10m fund to help seafood and shellfish businesses affected by COVID-19. The seafood sector has been particularly impacted by the ongoing pandemic given its reliance on exports and the collapse of the domestic food service market resulting in many seafood processors encountering severe hardship. The grant is more

Mar 20 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on the leisure sector

Categories: COVID-19Food & DrinkLeisure

Our EQ Leisure specialists are fully aware of the current devastating effects of the current COVID-19 pandemic. We have been having constant discussions with our leisure clients who are experiencing unprecedented issues. There is no one size fits all, so our leisure team will do anything it can to support you through this difficult period. more

Jan 21 2020

Capitalise on the enhanced AIA limit before it expires

Categories: Food & Drink

Food and Drink producers often operate in a capital-intensive business environment. To continue to grow and invest in new plant and equipment, capital allowances are available which reduce the taxable profit, making investments more attractive. On 1 January 2019, the Government introduced an enhanced Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) limit, from £200,000 to £1million. The two-year more

Dec 17 2019

A Perfect Pairing – Working with Kitchin Group

Categories: Food & Drink

Guests are always looking for that perfect experience and restaurants are under pressure to go above and beyond to meet customers’ expectations. Firmly established as one of Scotland’s most successful and recognisable restaurant groups, Kitchin Group, based in Edinburgh is home to Tom Kitchin and his family. Awarded as Restaurateur of the Year at the more