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The TMRW Project to host Women in Hospitality event

23-Mar-2017 - Does the hospitality industry need more female-focused awards, such as Best Female Chef?

Wild Beer Co crowdfunds £1m to expand restaurant business

23-Mar-2017 - Craft beer brand The Wild Beer Co has crowdfunded over £1m to expand its restaurant and bar business.

UK small businesses admit to struggling with financial management

22-Mar-2017 - One in five (22%) UK small businesses admits to struggling with day-to-day financial management, a new survey has found.

English wine sommelier says Sussex is better than Champagne

21-Mar-2017 - A sommelier specialising in English wine has said that sparkling wine from England easily rivals traditional Champagne from France.

Friday Five: The week's top news

17-Mar-2017 - We round-up some of the top stories in hospitality you might have missed this week.

“Women paid more” hospitality stats don’t apply to restaurants or pubs

17-Mar-2017 - Statistics showing that women earn more than men in hospitality do not apply to restaurants or pubs.

Uncertain future for hospitality industry's EU staff

14-Mar-2017 - EU nationals working in the UK’s restaurants, pubs and hotels have been thrown in to limbo after MPs passed the Brexit bill on Monday, leaving the government free to kick start the process of the UK leaving the EU.

The Potting Shed lines up further Yorkshire gastropubs

14-Mar-2017 - Gastropub group The Potting Shed is set for further growth in Yorkshire after securing funding from Downing LLP.

Rise in EU citizens applying for hospitality jobs since Brexit

13-Mar-2017 - The number of EU nationals seeking hospitality work in London has risen slightly since the Brexit vote, new data shows

What does the Spring Budget mean for hospitality?

08-Mar-2017 - Chancellor Philip Hammond offered an olive branch to pubs facing rising business rates in today’s budget, but raised the price of a pint of beer for the first time in five years.

Harwood Arms general managers to open Bottle & Glass pub in Henley

07-Mar-2017 - Two former general managers of the Michelin-starred Harwood Arms pub in London’s Fulham are to open a pub named Bottle & Glass in Binfield Heath, Henley on Thames.


Bel & the Dragon - the pub group with fine dining flair

07-Mar-2017 - There isn’t a burger on the menu at any of Bel & the Dragon’s seven pubs. Or bangers and mash for that matter. And while fish and chips does make an appearance at one of its sites, the classic pub dish is noticeably lacking from the menu everywhere else in the estate.

Family-run York hotel Middletons acquired by pubco Thwaites

06-Mar-2017 - The Grade-II listed Middletons Hotel in York has been acquired by the Thwaites group, after being family-run locally for the past 40 years.

Friday Five: The week's top news

03-Mar-2017 - We round-up some of the top stories in hospitality you might have missed this week.

Zero hours contracts reach record high, but hospitality fares well

03-Mar-2017 - The number of workers in Britain on zero hours contracts (ZHCs) has reached a record high at 910,000 people, although hospitality is not the worst affected sector.

George & Dragon named CAMRA Pub of the Year 2017

03-Mar-2017 - A village pub saved from closure by locals has won the CAMRA National Pub of the Year award.

Humble Grape aims for £750k-£1m in second expansion crowdfund

02-Mar-2017 - Wine bar and merchant group Humble Grape has launched its second crowdfunding campaign, hoping to raise £750,000-£1m to support its ongoing expansion plans.

Breaking the mould: The 6 top chocolate trends for 2017

02-Mar-2017 - From the impact of social media and the importance of giving customers the story behind the beans, to the rise of low-sugar and blond varieties, 2017 is shaping up to be an interesting year for chocolate

Eating out could see 35.5 per cent spend boost if VAT drops in Spring Budget

01-Mar-2017 - The restaurant and eating out sector could benefit from increased consumer spend if a reduction in VAT is announced in the Spring Budget, says a new report. 

Restaurant Magazine heads to Bristol

01-Mar-2017 - This month Restaurant magazine is heading to Bristol for its next R200 Club event to get to grips with why the city is fast becoming one of the top restaurant destinations in the UK.

Restaurant Radar: Openings March 2017

01-Mar-2017 - The openings you need to know about this month

Dishoom and BrewDog make Sunday Times 100 Best Companies list

27-Feb-2017 - Dishoom and BrewDog are among the 12 hospitality operators to feature in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For list 2017.

The Seafood Pub Company to open first site in Yorkshire

27-Feb-2017 - Lancashire-based Seafood Pub Company (SPC), which is backed by Penta Capital, is to open its first site in Yorkshire after acquiring The Red Lion pub in Harrogate.

New pan-Asian restaurant Fable to open in Manchester

27-Feb-2017 - The co-owner of Manchester bar and club Panacea is expected to open Fable, a £3m pan-Asian restaurant and bar, with further expansion to London and abroad already planned. 

Friday Five: The week's top news

24-Feb-2017 - We round-up some of the top stories in hospitality you might have missed this week

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