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Small breweries warn ‘reverse Robin Hood tax system’ putting jobs at risk

Small breweries warn ‘reverse Robin Hood tax system’ putting jobs at risk

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Small breweries in Britain are warning that hundreds of jobs are at risk over government plans to cut tax relief.The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) described the proposals as "madness" during a period when many businesses are on the brink of collapse. Under the plans, up to 150 small breweries would have to pay higher rates of tax."This is definitely going to put jobs at risk if this goes ahead," Jaega Wise from SIBA said."Part of the issue is we don't entirely know what the tax change is going to be." Advertisement ...
Covid: Virgin Holidays ‘must pay refunds or face court’

Covid: Virgin Holidays ‘must pay refunds or face court’

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Marines form new F-35B Fighter Attack Squadron in Japan

Marines form new F-35B Fighter Attack Squadron in Japan

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Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. Marine Corps at Iwakuni, Japan, announced formation of a new attack squadron on Friday in anticipation of the arrival of F-35B fighter planes. Marine Aircraft Group 12 re-designated Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 242, or VMFA-242. The change is part of the Marine Corps' ongoing transition process from F/A-18 Hornet fighter planes to the more-advanced F-35B Lightning II. Advertisement It will be the second overseas Marine squadron, a 1st Marine Aircraft Wing statement on Friday said. The first squadron, also at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, was established in 2017. VMFA-242 was ceremonially dedicated last week, and included a change of command, as Lt. Col. Andrew Kelemen was succeeded by Lt. Col. Michael Wyrsch...
Caffe Nero weighs restructuring amid high street pain

Caffe Nero weighs restructuring amid high street pain

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Caffe Nero is considering an insolvency mechanism to restructure its financial liabilities as the coronavirus crisis continues to inflict pain on high Street hospitality businesses.Sky News has learnt that the chain, which is one of Britain's biggest coffee shop operators, is examining a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) as an option to reduce its rent bill and exit loss-making outlets. The privately owned group has yet to make a final decision about a CVA, although sources say one is expected in the coming weeks. Further details about the consequences of a CVA, including numbers of job losses or shop closures, were unclear on Friday.Like rivals such as Pret a Manger, Caffè Nero has been heavily impacted by the reduced footfall in city centres as millions of Britons continue to work