All news articles for September 22, 2014

Restaurants urged to enter Startups Awards

Restaurants urged to enter Startups Awards

By Melodie Michel

The deadline for entries to the Startups Awards 2014 has been extended to Friday 26 September, with restaurants across the country urged to take part.

Ed Miliband said Labour would increase minimum wage to £8 by 2020

Labour's minimum wage pledge could hit hospitality businesses

By Carina Perkins

Ed Miliband's pledge to increase  increase minimum wage by more than 25 per cent over five years if Labour wins the next general election could be potentially disastrous for hospitality businesses, industry leaders have warned.

Travelodge had opened its first hotel in Christchurch

Travelodge expands Dorset presence

By Melodie Michel

Travelodge has opened its first hotel in Christchurch, and is looking for two more sites in Dorset, in Weymouth and Swanage.

Harwood Warrington, Macdonald Hotels and Resorts' restaurant operations director

Macdonald Hotels £2m restaurant revamp

By Carina Perkins

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has announced a 25 per cent uplift in food and drink sales since beginning its a £2 million programme of restaurant refurbishments.

Make sure you find out as much information as you can about a potential restaurant site, in order to establish profitability and potential

Property: Buying a restaurant

By Carina Perkins

In the first part of our special feature on property, we look at some of the things to consider when buying a restaurant business, with advice from specialist agents.

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