All news articles for November 01, 2013

The increase in sales volume has been driven by more readily available debt financing from both traditional and new sources of debt

Hotel transaction volumes reaching pre-recession levels

By Luke Nicholls

With three-quarters of the year now complete, the European hotel industry is still on track to record the highest level of transactional activity since 2007 – is this a sign that buyer confidence has returned? 

Social enterprise: Admiral Taverns wants its licensees to engage with customers using online platforms to ultimately drive sales

Admiral Taverns launches social media course for licensees

By Luke Nicholls

With social media tearing up traditional notions of marketing and sales in the pub industry, the UK's largest independent tenanted and leased company Admiral Taverns has launched a new course to help its licensees implement tools and campaigns through...

Michel Roux says winning the MCA is the equivalent of winning a gold medal in the Olympic Games

Master of Culinary Arts 2013: Winners revealed

By Luke Nicholls

Michelin-starred chef Jeff Galvin, patissier William Curley and Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons restaurant director Maurad Ben Tekfa are among the 14 winners of the 2013 Master of Culinary Arts (MCA) award.

Bramwell Pub Company operates 185 pubs and bars across the UK, employing approximately 3,300 staff

Bramwell placed in administration

By Luke Nicholls

Bramwell Pub Company, the 185-strong managed pub operator, has fallen into administration with rival firm Stonegate already in ‘advanced talks’ to acquire around 80 of the better performing sites.

Classic Cuisine's new chicken tikka pie is topped with Bombay potatoes and enclosed in a turmeric and onion-seeded pastry.

Classic Cuisine increases frozen ready meal range

By Luke Nicholls

Frozen ready meal manufacturer Classic Cuisine has unveiled a number of new editions to its product range including a chicken tikka pie, salmon en croute and aubergine Parmigianino tart. 


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