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23-Jul-2014 - The St James boutique hotel, formerly the Rutland Square hotel, has launched in Nottingham’s historic castle quarter after a complete rebranding and refurbishment.
23-Jul-2014 - The total UK eating out market will reach £82.8bn this year, but independent restaurants are set to struggle as consumers switch to branded chains, according to Allegra Foodservice strategy director Simon Stenning.
23-Jul-2014 - Bó Drake, a modern East Asian BBQ restaurant and Anju bar will be opening in September on Greek Street in London’s Soho.
23-Jul-2014 - Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has reported a 13 per cent rise in revenue as consumers keep holidays on top of their spending priorities.
22-Jul-2014 - The Brasserie Bar Co has begun rolling out its White Brasserie pub brand after receiving funding from ESO Capital, with aims to open 20 pubs in three years.
22-Jul-2014 - Delance y& Co will be opening in London this autumn, a modern take on a New York-style salt beef and smoked salmon bar.
21-Jul-2014 - With the continued growth of the hospitality sector, combined with the lowest unemployment rate since 2008, finding new recruits is set to become more and more challenging. So where can restaurants, hotels and pubs find potential candidates, and what can they do to make the industry an attractive career prospect?
21-Jul-2014 - Once the challenge of attracting applicants has been overcome, hospitality recruiters find themselves with the task of selecting the right candidates for their brand - ultimately aiming for improved staff retention.
21-Jul-2014 - The Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings will be opening in London’s Clerkenwell this September, offering a modern British take on Brasserie food.
21-Jul-2014 - Good weather and a strong corporate market helped drive further growth for both regional and London hotels in June, according to preliminary figures from business advisory firm BDO LLP.
21-Jul-2014 - InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed three Holiday Inn Express hotels in London, Leigh and Wigan to its UK portfolio
21-Jul-2014 - The Craft Guild of Chefs has announced the complete line-up of its Young National Chef of the Year Awards finalists.
18-Jul-2014 - International hotel group Accor enjoyed continued growth in Q2 2014, with good trading in the UK helping to offset the impact of a VAT increase in France.
18-Jul-2014 - Banks are failing to provide the service and value that small and medium-sized (SME) businesses such as bars, restaurants and hotels need to thrive, according to a new report from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
17-Jul-2014 - Young's is adding 13 boutique hotel rooms to The Orange Tree pub in Richmond-upon-Thames, which is due to re-open in September following a £1.7m refurbishment.
17-Jul-2014 - Glasgow hotel prices have risen to an average of £344 per night during the Commonwealth Games, according to the latest figures from travel website trivago.
17-Jul-2014 - The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has warned the UK’s reputation as a high quality, safe tourist destination could be damaged if home-exchange websites do not improve their safety requirements.
17-Jul-2014 - Customer satisfaction with leisure sector businesses has fallen slightly over the past six months, new research shows.
17-Jul-2014 - Managed pub and restaurant groups’ collective like-for-like sales grew just 0.4 per cent in June, according to the Coffer Peach Business Tracker.
16-Jul-2014 - Argentinian steakhouse concept CAU will open its sixth and largest UK site in Bristol next month.
16-Jul-2014 - International property investment firm Topland has bought Hallmark Hotels in a £75m deal as part of its bid to build a £1bn hotel business in the UK
15-Jul-2014 - The Ledbury has once again topped a list of London’s best 100 restaurants based on dining awards and ratings given during the year.
15-Jul-2014 - Businesses and consumers have different views on how mobile technology can improve hospitality experiences in the future, according to new research from Omnico.
15-Jul-2014 - Hotels, restaurants and pubs are facing rising regulatory costs despite government promises to cut red tape, the Forum of Private Business has warned.
15-Jul-2014 - Ibérica Restaurants has confirmed that it will open its first site outside of London at Manchester’s Spinningfields this autumn, serving a unique à la carte menu designed by executive chef and business partner Nacho Manzano.
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