New estimates by retail and leisure lawyers Royds Withy King suggests that the relocation of the European Medicines Agency from Docklands to Amsterdam in 2019 will lead to the loss of 40,000 bookings per year for London hotels, and the loss of 1,000 high-value jobs.

David Israel, employment partner in Royds Withy King’s Hotel team says: “The challenge for operators in today’s Brexit world is how they adapt to the changing and challenging market conditions – undoubtedly we will see significant winners and losers.”

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