All news articles for November 24, 2014

M will house two restaurants - M RAW (pictured) and M GRILL - as well as a wine tasting bar, cocktail bar, private dining rooms and secret den

Ex-Gaucho MD prepares to open M

By Carina Perkins

Former Gaucho managing director Martin Williams has confirmed that his long-awaited first solo venture ‘M’, will open in the City of London this Friday.

Hotel financing is a different between branded and independent operators

Hotel finance: The big divide

By Melodie Michel

It’s official: Money is back on the hotel market. Mergers and acquisitions deals are a weekly occurrence, surveys regularly rank London hotels as some of the most attractive investment opportunities, and real estate agents are celebrating the return of...

Infographic: A guide to restaurant fundraising

Infographic: A guide to restaurant fundraising

By Melodie Michel

There are now more financing options than ever for restaurants - between traditional bank loans, crowdfunding, alternative lenders, peer-to-peer funding and mini-bonds. This BigHospitality infographic makes the comparison easier.

Options are not lacking for businesses looking for expansion funds

Restaurant finance: Getting money for expansion

By Melodie Michel

You’ve made it! You raised start-up funding and opened a successful business that is generating profits. Now it’s time to think about expansion – and this time there are plenty of options offered to you.

Corporate travellers are increasingly adding personal days to their business trips

Infographic: Bleisure travel in 2014

By Carina Perkins

Serviced apartment operator BridgeStreet has created an infographic highlighting the key findings from its latest international Bleisure survey.

There have never been as many start-up funding options as there are now

Restaurant finance: Start-up funding

By Melodie Michel

Every small business will tell you that the toughest part of any business is getting it off the ground in the first place. You’ve identified a niche in the market, have a great idea to fill it and people to help you achieve that, but where do you find...

The Clubhouse will open in Hackney Wick on Friday and Saturday nights from 5 December 2014

Kerb to launch The Clubhouse

By Carina Perkins

London street food organisation Kerb is launching a new covered food market, bar and live music venue in Hackney Wick.

Claude Compton said Tommy Tucker won't just be about the food

Chef Claude Compton to open Fulham pub

By James Wallin, M&C Report

Former Petersham Nurseries chef Claude Compton has said he would look to open more pubs if his initial site in Fulham is a success.


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