After months of difficulty, uncertainty, and a precarious balancing act at the edge of business survival, the UK’s hospitality sector may finally be seeing the sun break through the storm clouds. Chancellor Rishi Sunak brought welcome news for the suffering sector with a VAT cut for hotels, restaurants, and other businesses within hospitality. Cutting the tax from 20 per cent to five per cent will build a much-needed buffer for many companies’ pandemic-ailing profits, and a new scheme to encourage customers to said businesses is set to save many in the industry.
Sport is a huge part of society. From football to motorsports, American football to golf, the viewing figures – and prize funds/wages on offer – are huge. For example, Alexis Sanchez’s move to Manchester United sees him pick up a weekly wage of £391,000, plus £75,000 if he starts a game. Elsewhere, the winner of golf’s DP World Tour Championship in Dubai in November can take home $3 million.
There are so many in-car technologies that have been developed in recent years that we already take for granted. No longer do we find ourselves listening to the same radio station, tape deck or CD repetitively, just because we’ve no other option — we’ve got AUX ports and Bluetooth to save us from that experience.
Sponsorship deals play a vital role in the world of sport. The financial backing of individual performers and teams from brands is paramount to the long-term survival of sports we know and love.
With the coronavirus pandemic forcing an estimated 20 million UK workers to work from home temporarily, our furry friends must feel like all their Christmases have come at once! Whether we’re spending more time indoors due to home working or self-isolation, our pets have become adjusted to spending every day with their beloved families who rarely venture beyond the four walls of their homes anymore.
Since the UK’s lockdown was announced in March, every one of us has been spending more time indoors to help prevent the spread of Covid-19. Although this has caused an unwanted disruption in our everyday lives and routines, what better of a time to make some positive changes in our lifestyles? Now, we have more time than ever to dedicate towards such a challenge, and, making changes to the way we get from A to B is a great place to start!