All news articles for December 14, 2012

Hundreds of licensees and breweries came from across the UK to take part in the beer tax lobby on Wednesday (12 December)

Beer tax rally gives pub industry hope for 2013

By Luke Nicholls

Camra’s mass lobby calling for an end to the damaging beer duty escalator has been hailed as a ‘great success’ after over 1,200 of its members descended on Parliament in what was the biggest campaigning event in its 40-year history.

David Haines has been head concierge at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge since March 2010

David Haines: Career Profile

By Luke Nicholls

With the recent TV documentary Inside Claridge's highlighting the importance of concierge services in hotels, BigHospitality has spoken with the current Concierge of the Year. David Haines is head concierge at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge. With...

UK hotel prices have decreased to an average of £109 a night, with those in London falling by 7 per cent

Questions over 2013 hotel demand grow as December prices drop

By Luke Nicholls

With 2012 marking the UK’s largest room supply increase from new developments in the past decade, PwC believes more new rooms to fill may be difficult in a comparatively ‘empty 2013’. Meanwhile hotel prices have fallen this month, to nearly the lowest...

Middleton Steakhouse & Grill's 150-cover, two-tier restaurant in Norwich has just finished its first full week of trading

Middletons Steakhouse & Grill opens in Norwich

By Luke Nicholls

Middletons Steakhouse & Grill has progressed from Norfolk to Norwich with the opening of a second restaurant, headed up by former Loch Fyne chefs Rob Spillings and Adam Mott, as the group looks to embark on a ‘slow and steady’ UK expansion.

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