All news articles for April 2015

Staff at Yotels at Heathrow, Gatwick and Schiphol now clock on and off by simply placing the palm of their hand on a biometric reader

Yotel intalls biometric systems to record staff attendance

By Emma Eversham

Hotel group Yotel has installed automated biometric systems to record the attendance of staff at three of its airport hotels which it says will enable its general managers to better plan cover and improve the payroll process. 

Hospitality Openings: April 2015

Hospitality Openings: April 2015

By Sophie Witts

It's been another busy month for hospitality with the launch of Steve Parle's Craft London, the Peers Dining Room in the House of Lords opening to the public and 17th century Stanbrook Abbey opening as a hotel.

Coffee shop Grind & Co turns into a cocktail bar at night.

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Battle for non-traditional trading hours intensifies

By Mark Wingett

The battle for non-traditional trading hours among fast food, café, pub and restaurant operators is set to intensify during the coming year as more and more brands look to stretch their offer.

Rola Wala currently operates a permanent site in Leeds

Rola Wala plans London expansion

By Sophie Witts

Leeds-based Rola Wala is popping-up in London, and plans to open two permanent sites in the capital later this year.