Analysis of all the latest consumer trends and industry reports to help you operate your business more effectively.
24-Jun-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.
24-Jun-2016 - The Gate in Islington has become the first restaurant in the UK to receive the National Autistic Society’s (NAS) Autism Friendly Award.
20-Jun-2016 - Chefs should think longer term when planning fish menus and are urged to consider alternatives to salmon, amid price rises of up to 16 per cent, purchasing company Beacon has...
20-Jun-2016 - Finances are the biggest factor holding Britons back when it comes to taking the holiday they need, according to a new poll from Best Western Great Britain.
20-Jun-2016 - Nearly three quarters of the bosses of Britain’s biggest hospitality firms are backing the Remain campaign ahead of the Brexit vote on 23 June.
20-Jun-2016 - Steven Pike, managing director of guest experience management company HospitalityGEM, gives his top 10 tips to hospitality operators looking to make a success of their al fresco dining.
17-Jun-2016 - There is still no consensus among hospitality operators on the Brexit debate, according to two surveys released today, with polls disagreeing over its potential impact on recruitment.
17-Jun-2016 - Improving the quality and variety of high street restaurants could help counter the decline of Britain's town centres, a new study claims.
17-Jun-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.
17-Jun-2016 - Liverpool coffee shop Barley & Beans has brought the Australian 'freakshake' craze to the Northern city with the introduction of the so-called “monster milkshakes” to its menu.
17-Jun-2016 - Pret A Manger is considering opening more vegetarian-only stores following record sales at its first meat-free London site.
16-Jun-2016 - London fried chicken restaurant Chick ‘n’ Sours is to open its second site, in central Seven Dials, a year after it first opened in eastern district Haggerston.
16-Jun-2016 - High-street burger chain Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) has created a new avocado and bacon burger to celebrate the release of the new bacon and avocado keyboard “emojis”.
14-Jun-2016 - Sales at UK pubs rose by just over a quarter during the opening weekend of Euro 2016, according to point-of-sale technology provider Epos Now.
14-Jun-2016 - Basque restaurant group Sagardi is to open its first UK site in London’s Shoreditch this July.
13-Jun-2016 - Ahead of tonight’s big reveal of The World’s Best Restaurants 2016 list at The Cipriani Wall Street in New York, we can announce that next year’s ceremony will take place...
10-Jun-2016 - From the 51-100 World's Best Restaurants, to Michelin-starred collaborations, and multi-million pound deals, this week was a big one. Here's our news pick
10-Jun-2016 - Pub group JD Wetherspoon has announced plans to open eight new pubs and a hotel in the next six weeks, with another hotel opening in autumn.
08-Jun-2016 - Stanbrook Abbey hotel in Worcestershire is running a 12 hour afternoon tea service later this month to mark National Cream Tea Day.
08-Jun-2016 - Starbucks has taken on more than 1,000 apprentices across the UK since launching its programme in 2012, according to partner Remit Training, and has pledged another 1,000 by 2020.
08-Jun-2016 - Watch Sam Mitchell, head bartender at the newly-renovated and relaunched Marriott London County Hall hotel, demo The Jubilee ‒ a summery, gin-based drink ‒ just in time for World Gin...
07-Jun-2016 - The introduction of the National Living Wage is having less of an impact on the recruitment plans of the majority of small businesses in the hospitality industry with 29 per...
03-Jun-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.
02-Jun-2016 - Campaigners are calling on restaurants, cafes and pubs to turn down loud music to make eating out a more 'pleasant' experience for hard of hearing diners.
02-Jun-2016 - Burger & Lobster is ending its 'no-menu' policy after receiving over 1,000 emails asking what it serves.