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UKHospitality

UKHospitality is the trade body representing the UK’s hospitality sector – the authoritative voice for more than 700 companies, operating around 65,000 venues in a sector that employs 3.2 million people

The body speaks on behalf of a wide range of leisure and ‘out-of-home’ businesses, from FTSE 100 enterprises to niche groups and independent single-site operators, including businesses from all aspects of hospitality; coffee shops, hotels, serviced apartments, pubs, restaurants, leisure parks, nightclubs, contract caterers, entertainment, stadia and visitor attractions.

The sector creates: £130bn in economic activity; generates £39bn of tax for the Exchequer, funding vital services; represents 10% of UK employment, 6% of businesses and 5% of GDP and; is the 3rd largest private sector employer in the UK, double the size of financial services and bigger than automotive, pharmaceuticals and aerospace combined.