Tourism and Leisure
Government support for leisure, hospitality and tourism businesses
Wednesday, 22 December 2021
The Government has announced grants to help businesses hit by the rise in COVID cases, as well as re-introducing the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme. Martin Sanders discusses what this may mean for leisure, hospitality and tourism businesses and whether the government support goes far enough.
Extension to the reduced VAT rate for the tourism, leisure and hospitality industry
Thursday, 4 March 2021
In his Budget statement the Chancellor has confirmed that the reduction in VAT for tourism, leisure and hospitality businesses from 20% to 5% has been extended by six months until 30 September. It will then rise to 12.5% for the following six months before returning to the standard rate of 20% in April 2022.
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