09-Feb-2016 - Whitbread is launching an 'evolved, contemporary' version of its Beefeater brand to help it appeal to a younger demographic.
08-Feb-2016 - The increase in the number of pan-Asian restaurants is driving the growth of oriental food in the UK, according to report.
05-Feb-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.
04-Feb-2016 - Businesses in the hospitality sector are being advised to make their recruitment process more ‘youth friendly’ to help safeguard the industry’s future workforce after a survey of 18-24-year-olds found they faced barriers when applying for jobs.
04-Feb-2016 - A survey of 2,000 UK diners has found that 62 per cent think that the food offer in high street restaurant chains is ‘far too basic’.
03-Feb-2016 - Jobs in the UK’s tourism industry have grown by 12 per cent over five years to 2014, more than double the growth witnessed across other sectors of the economy.
03-Feb-2016 - All-day dining restaurant The Alchemist is to open in Newcastle’s Intu Eldon Square’s catering development, Grey’s Quarter, marking the chain’s first opening in the North East.
03-Feb-2016 - His street food markets will attract more than one million visitors this year and his latest business, London Union, is backed by Jamie and Nigella. Now Jonathan Downey has his sights on creating the world’s best food and drink market.
03-Feb-2016 - VisitEngland, the national tourist board, has announced the finalists for its Awards for Excellence, paying tribute to businesses and individuals who are at the top of their game with customer service and practice.
02-Feb-2016 - Pub and bar operator, Stars Pubs & Bars, has opened a training pub in Arnold Nottingham, which will provide on-site training for Star Personnel and prospective licensees once it is established.
02-Feb-2016 - The chief executive of managed hotel chain Best Western Great Britain is calling on David Cameron and George Osborne to holiday in the North of England this year to help boost trade at hospitality businesses affected by the recent floods.
02-Feb-2016 - The Craft Guild of Chefs have now opened entries to this year’s National Chef of the Year competition.
01-Feb-2016 - BigHospitality rounds up the biggest openings from December 2015 and January 2016, including House of Ho, Grain Store, Farmstand and Hilton.
01-Feb-2016 - Gordon Ramsay has both gained and lost a star in this year’s French Michelin Guide, which saw 54 new stars awarded overall.
01-Feb-2016 - Young people in Liverpool are to take part in a Visitor Economy Week designed to tackle skills shortages in the city’s booming hospitality sector.
01-Feb-2016 - London’s iconic Jazz Café has temporarily closed its doors for refurbishment and alterations, following its purchase by nightlife company The Columbo Group.
01-Feb-2016 - Motorway service operator Welcome Break has said it will pay all its employees the National Living Wage from 1 April, regardless of their age to help 'attract the best people'.
01-Feb-2016 - A chef who previously worked at acclaimed London eatery Duck & Waffle has taken on the role of head chef at new Fuller’s pub the Sail Loft, Greenwich.
01-Feb-2016 - Darren Seward, hospitality specialist at commercial insurer, NFU Mutual, discusses the importance of valuing the business assets of a pub, hotel and restaurant correctly.
29-Jan-2016 - Chris Knights, group executive chef at Young's Pubs and Geronimo Inns, launched Young's Chef Academy last year. He feels strongly that developing and recognising chefs within the company will help address the skills shortage and retention.
29-Jan-2016 - Doctors and health experts have urged the House of Lords to support a bill calling for the drink-driving limit to be lowered, bringing England, Wales and Northern Ireland in line with Scotland.
28-Jan-2016 - Asian restaurant group Bar Soba is to pay its staff the National Living Wage two months early in order to support its ‘relentless’ expansion plans.
28-Jan-2016 - The British Hospitality Association (BHA) is among critics of a £15m Government funding package designed to help flood-hit tourism businesses in Cumbria.
28-Jan-2016 - February 14 is always one of the busiest nights of the year for the foodservice industry, as couples look to treat loved ones to a special meal out-of-home. From creating the right atmosphere, to providing a romantic menu, it is important for outlets to be prepared in order not to miss out on serving up significant sales.
28-Jan-2016 - TripAdvisor has launched a new app for Windows 10 allowing users to easily book hotels and restaurants using their smartphone.