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The Ceres Podcast

Stelios Theocharous (Founder & Director of Ceres | Pure Food Innovation) travels and talks to exciting people within the Food & Hospitality industry. We don't rush in this podcast, we really want to find out what makes people do what they do.

Focussed on learning from Chefs, Food Producers, Growers, Hoteliers, Suppliers, Restauranteurs, Trade Associations, and whoever makes hospitality happen.

Tune in if you're in the business of making hospitality happen.


Feb 5, 2024

Join us in Episode 142 of the Ceres Podcast with Kate Nicholls, chief executive of UKHospitality.

Their discussion zeroes in on three pivotal policy proposals: capping business rate increases, revising employer National Insurance Contributions, and advocating for a reduced VAT rate for hospitality. 

Kate offers a deep dive into the nuances of each ask, critically examining their potential impact on both small independents and larger chains. 

Through a thoughtful debate, we uncover the broader implications of these policies, explore the balance between ambition and practicality, and contemplate the government's role in prioritising support for different sectors. 

Join us as we dissect the intricacies of these proposals, their significance for the industry, and the path forward in advocating for meaningful change.

Follow Kate Nicholls on Linkedin and Twitter, but also follow UKHospitality on Facebook and Twitter. Why not read ​UKHospitality's Blueprint for the 2024 General Election.

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