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Seafood Pub Company adds 10th site to portfolio

28-Jul-2016 - The Seafood Pub Company has grown its portfolio to 10 after acquiring the Alma Inn in Lanshawbridge, Lancashire. 

British beer sales are rising overall despite on-trade drop, says BBPA

28-Jul-2016 - Overall British beer sales rose by 1.5 per cent in the last quarter, reversing a long period of decline in the sector, according to figures released today.

Gary Neville unveils plans for Manchester hotel and restaurant scheme

28-Jul-2016 - Former footballers Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs have unveiled plans to build a multi-million-pound hotel, restaurant and housing development in central Manchester.

Former RBS HQ in Edinburgh to house serviced apartments, restaurants and bars

28-Jul-2016 - The former Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) building in Edinburgh is being converted into a hospitality hub, housing serviced apartments, a coffee house, bar and restaurant. 

Dead Parrot bar manager wins Monkey Shoulder’s Ultimate Bartender Championship

27-Jul-2016 - Dave White, manager at the Dead Parrot bar in Horsham, West Sussex, has been crowned Monkey Shoulder's Ultimate Bartender for the second year running. 

Soho House and Sydell Group start search for The Ned's 800 employees

25-Jul-2016 - The Ned, the hotel, club and restaurant project being launched by Soho House and New York-based Sydell Group has started a recruitment drive to find 800 members of staff to run it. 

Restaurant and pub bosses take bleak view of Brexit

25-Jul-2016 - Confidence among the leaders of the UK’s restaurant, pub and bar groups has nose-dived since the Brexit vote, according to CGA Peach research.

Star invests £24k to tackle pub chef skills 'crisis'

25-Jul-2016 - Star Pubs & Bars is spending £24,000 on food training workshops to counter the shortage of skilled kitchen staff in the pub industry.

The top 5 stories in hospitality this week 18/07 - 22/07

22-Jul-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.

Supernatural to roll out juice bars across London

22-Jul-2016 - Juice and smoothie bar Supernatural has announced plans to roll out further sites in London.

Pubs codes introduction signals 'end of period of uncertainty'

21-Jul-2016 - Three new voluntary codes of practice for pubs have been welcomed by industry bodies on the day new statutory regulation of the UK’s larger pub companies comes into force. 

Fuller's Inns boss to speak at next Arena networking event

21-Jul-2016 - Hospitality networking association Arena will place its focus on pubs at its next event with Fuller's Inns managing director Jonathon Swaine talking about the sector's changing landscape.

Tesco to open Soho wine bar

20-Jul-2016 - Supermarket chain Tesco is set to open a wine bar in Soho this August.

Hospitality paying staff more than NLW survey finds

19-Jul-2016 - The hospitality industry is paying workers over 25 an average of 27p above the National Living Wage (NLW) a wage survey has reveal

Four ways Pokemon Go can boost restaurant sales

19-Jul-2016 - Pokemon Go has taken the UK by storm, and savvy bars and restaurants are already using the game to boost sales.

Camm & Hooper to open six-storey Soho restaurant, bar and events space

19-Jul-2016 - Event and hospitality group Camm & Hooper has taken on town house building in London's Soho which it plans to turn into a restaurant, bar and events space. 

Enterprise Inns and Marylebone Leisure Group create new Marmalade Pub Co

19-Jul-2016 - Enterprise Inns and the Marylebone Leisure Group (MLG) have teamed up to launch new venture, the Marmalade Pub Company.

Deliveroo launches scheme to deliver alcohol within 20 minutes

19-Jul-2016 - Online restaurant delivery company Deliveroo has today launched an alcohol delivery service, in partnership with brands such as BrewDog and Majestic Wines.

Wilson Vale wins Conference Aston catering contract

18-Jul-2016 - Independent contract caterer Wilson Vale has won a three-year contract to provide catering services for Conference Aston in Birmingham. 

The top 5 stories in hospitality this week 11/07 - 15/07

15-Jul-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.

TripAdvisor CEO denies the site is full of 'fakes and idiots'

15-Jul-2016 - TripAdvisor CEO Steven Kaufer has hit back at critics of his site by defending its policies and users. 

Langley's gin to open first bar in Birmingham

15-Jul-2016 - The company behind Langley’s No.8 Gin is to open its first permanent bar in Birmingham this autumn.

BHA welcomes new culture secretary appointment

15-Jul-2016 - The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has welcomed the news that Karen Bradley, the daughter of a pub and hotel owner, is to take over from John Whittingdale as culture secretary.

Happiness Forgets owner to push ahead with expansion following Petit Pois restaurant opening

14-Jul-2016 - Alastair Burgess, the owner of bars Happiness Forgets and Original Sin has ramped up plans to expand his business following the successful opening of his first restaurant Petit Pois bistro.

£150k fund to boost foodie tourism in Yorkshire

14-Jul-2016 - Pubs, restaurants and National Parks in Yorkshire are being encouraged to apply for a share of a £150,000 fund to boost local foodie tourism.