04-Mar-2015 - Hotel operators could claim up to £145,000 per hotel on overpaid business rates if they appeal before the 31 March deadline, Colliers International has reported.
04-Mar-2015 - Hospitality businesses form the majority of young enterprises in the UK and are more optimistic about future prospects than the wider business community, according to research released yesterday (3 March) by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).
04-Mar-2015 - Take a look at some of the best new sites that opened around the UK in February, including Manchester United's Hotel Football, glh's first every hotel and the new site from Brighton's Coal Shed owners, The Salt Room.
04-Mar-2015 - The 'strong dining scene' in London's West End, led by Michelin-starred restaurants and 'vibrant independents' helped the area contribute more than £51bn to the UK economy last year, according to a new report.
04-Mar-2015 - With the finals of the 2015 Nestlé Professional Toque d’Or just around the corner, BigHospitality takes a look at what makes the competition so unique.
04-Mar-2015 - Guests and staff at the Metropolitan by Como hotel on Park Lane were evacuated last night (3 March) after fire broke out on scaffolding on the first floor.
03-Mar-2015 - Hotels in the UK’s major cities saw an increase in ARR last year, though rates in London fell after a strong start to 2014.
03-Mar-2015 - A new owner is being sought for the JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel after the company which owned it - Sahara Grosvenor House Hospitality - collapsed into administration.
03-Mar-2015 - Sundial Group has announced that its Guildford based hotel and conference centre Barnett Hill has been accredited as a Living Wage employer.
02-Mar-2015 - Chefs in restaurants, hotels and pubs using spices and spiced products in dishes are being urged to run extra checks with their suppliers after traces of almond protein were found in five products on sale in the UK.
02-Mar-2015 - Macdonald Hotels & Resorts are investing over £2m in digital developments across its 40 UK hotels.
02-Mar-2015 - Oaktree Capital Management and The Serviced Apartment Company (SACO) have announced the merging of their serviced apartment platforms to create a new £60m hospitality company.
02-Mar-2015 - Hospitality businesses including Red Carnation Hotels, T.G.I Fridays and Marriott Hotels have ranked highly in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For list 2015.
02-Mar-2015 - Hotel owner and operator Somerston Hotels has set out plans to expand its business following its name change to Atlas Hotels.
02-Mar-2015 - Ex-Hilton chief Sir David Michels has launched a £200m fund targeting investments in the UK and European hotel sectors.
02-Mar-2015 - The UK hotel sector will deliver impressive growth over the next two years, with record occupancy and rates in London and the regions, according to the latest forecast from PwC.
02-Mar-2015 - Effective promotion of meetings and conference space can provide a big boost to non-room revenues, but many businesses are missing out. Ciara Feely of ConferenceConverterToolkit.com , gives her tips on how to convert lobby traffic into conference clients.
27-Feb-2015 - Starwood Hotels and Resorts have launched a new digital partnership with Uber.
27-Feb-2015 - Brits have voted on what makes the best bacon butty, with some interesting findings for pubs, restaurants and hotels to take note of.
27-Feb-2015 - Regional hotels outperformed London properties in January 2015, achieving double-digit profit growth compared to bottom line declines in the capital.
27-Feb-2015 - Simon Jenkins is the group pastry chef at Marcus Wareing Restaurants. He talks to BigHospitality about why giving pastry chefs more recognition could help make it easier to recruit and retain people in this sector.
27-Feb-2015 - Fifty-three per cent of hospitality businesses make use of zero-hour contracts, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
26-Feb-2015 - The owner of Georgian House Hotel in London has invested £35k into her business to create two more wizard-themed bedrooms due to rising demand for a more quirky proposition.
26-Feb-2015 - Alcohol licence fees will continue to be set at a national level until the Home Office can source more evidence that allowing local authorities to do so wouldn't put 'an undue burden' on pubs, restaurants and hotels.
26-Feb-2015 - ScotHot – Scotland’s food, drink, hospitality and tourism show – will return to Glasgow’s SECC on 4 to 5 March 2015.