28-Aug-2015 - Hospitality businesses reported healthy profit growth for the three months to August and remain positive about the future despite concerns over staff shortages.
27-Aug-2015 - With tipping practices back in the spotlight, BigHospitality speaks to Lydia Christie, senior associate at law firm Howard Kennedy who suggests five ways restaurant groups can check that their policies are legal and fair.
26-Aug-2015 - For National Burger Day, BigHospitality gets advice on what controls can be put in place to ensure that diners are not put at risk from the serving of pink or rare burgers.
26-Aug-2015 - High street chains are beginning to use increasingly eclectic ingredients inspired by independent and street food operators in a bid to attract customers, a new study shows.
26-Aug-2015 - International tourists who visit the UK primarily to shop spend 80 per cent more during their stay than those visiting for other reasons, according to research by VisitBritain.
26-Aug-2015 - Restaurants generate the second highest number of contactless payments in the UK, new figures show.
26-Aug-2015 - Pubs around the UK are expecting a boost in September as the Rugby World Cup kicks off, figures from Greene King demonstrate.
25-Aug-2015 - The Government is seeking the views of hospitality businesses over the possibility of raising the National Minimum Wage for apprentices and under 25’s.
24-Aug-2015 - Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland is working with Virgin and the iconic Gleneagles Hotel to launch three ‘once in a lifetime’ scholarship programmes focused on customer service.
24-Aug-2015 - Richard Groves, group new business development director at Smart Group , gives tips on how chefs and restaurateurs can successfully move into event catering.
20-Aug-2015 - With the chef shortage problem at boiling point, BigHospitality speaks to a range of people from across the industry for their views on how we can begin to solve it and what’s being done already.
18-Aug-2015 - Restaurant, hotel and pub operators are frequently turning to social media for feedback on how they can better their business.
18-Aug-2015 - A cook-off to determine which chef from the UK will compete in international competition the Bocuse d'Or will take place in London next month.
17-Aug-2015 - An ‘unparalleled’ training scheme for the pub sector which sees all members of staff spend two and a half weeks learning both in the classroom and on-site before opening is aiding staff retention and contributing ‘massively’ to New World Trading Company’s (NWTC) success, says managing director Chris Hill.
17-Aug-2015 - More than 70 per cent of restaurant and pub operators believe the introduction of the National Living Wage for the over-25s next year will have a negative impact on their businesses, according to a survey carried out by M&C Allegra Foodservice .
17-Aug-2015 - Saurav Chopra, chief executive and co-founder of Perkbox discusses the importance of having happy employees and suggests ways to achieve a happy workforce.
14-Aug-2015 - Here's a roundup of the top trending stories this week on BigHospitality:
14-Aug-2015 - Daniel Clifford, chef-patron of the two Michelin-starred Midsummer House, speaks exclusively to Big Hospitality about returning to Great British Menu and opening his own pub, the Flitch of Bacon, in Essex.
13-Aug-2015 - The ban on public smoking should be extended to al fresco dining areas of restaurants and pub gardens, according to a new report.
13-Aug-2015 - The challenge of successfully recruiting and retaining staff in the hospitality industry is not one that has just suddenly appeared in the last few months.
11-Aug-2015 - Many restaurants are missing out on sales via mobile devices because their websites are not mobile-enabled or they haven't developed apps.
11-Aug-2015 - Restaurants, pubs and hotels all saw a rise in sales in July, but it was a month of two halves due to the changing weather, according to analysis by Barclaycard.
10-Aug-2015 - Amanda Hurst, associate in the real estate team at Weightmans LLP, discusses the legal issues to consider when opening a pop-up restaurant or bar.
07-Aug-2015 - The number of candidates applying for jobs in the hospitality industry has fallen despite a rise in job vacancies, according to a report by recruiting website CV-Library.
06-Aug-2015 - Nearly two thirds of consumers prefer to drink alcohol in restaurants rather than bars or pubs, according to new research from Bookatable.co.uk.