Harrogate district hotels and other hospitality venues have hired more staff to help them cope with the extra demands around serving diners, once the national lockdown easing measures enter step two tomorrow.
Hotels and restaurants in the Harrogate district are hiring new staff as bookings roll in ahead of the reopening tomorrow. As of April 12, hospitality venues are allowed to open their outdoor seating areas, with many already fully booked. During the pandemic the...
The Playhive will cost £3.5 million to build and is expected to create about 50 jobs. It will be set in the grounds of the 2,000-acre Stockeld Park estate, near Wetherby.
The government will pay a minimum wage rate for up to 25 hours a week and offer a one-off grant to employers of £1,500. It is part of a scheme to get young people paid work experience.
Today’s figures reveal 3.8% of the district’s population are claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit. The overall figure for the UK is 6.3%.
Harrogate’s superfast broadband, green space, and low crime rates earned it top spot ahead of Bath in the survey of more than 100 places. The survey assessed attitudes at a time when the pandemic is forcing more people to work from home.
Today’s figures from the Office for National Statistics reveal 4.1% of the district’s population claimed out-of-work benefits — down from 4.2% in the previous month.
In August, there were 3,970 people claiming out-of-work benefits, up slightly from 3,885 in July.
The site, located south-west of junction 47 of the A1(M) near to Flaxby Park is allocated as an employment site in Harrogate Borough Council’s Local Plan.
Harrogate’s Citizens Advice Bureau says they are “bracing themselves” for a sharp rise in unemployment in the town when the furlough scheme winds down.
Bed and breakfasts are seeing a big drop in guest numbers. Acorn Lodge in Harrogate is trying a new way of getting people to stay..
In July, there were 3,885 people claiming out-of-work benefits, up slightly from 3,740 in June.
Harrogate businesses are likely to benefit from Harrogate Borough Council’s plans to invest £46.8m in the town’s convention centre. But Knaresborough, Ripon and Pateley Bridge business leaders are less positive.