All news articles for March 14, 2016

Average room rate in UK's hotels rises 4%

Average room rate in UK's hotels rises 4%

By Emma Eversham

The average room rate across the UK’s hotels rose 4 per cent in 2015 with hotels in cities outside the capital seeing the biggest rise according to the latest Hotel Price Index from

Rushed service puts more than a quarter of diners off a restaurant according to Waitrose Good Food Guide's Dining Out Survey. Photo: Thinkstock/Maxin Kabb

Rushed service biggest turn-off for diners

By Emma Eversham

Being rushed through a meal to give up a table is the biggest annoyance for 26 per cent of diners, while staff getting an order wrong is also likely to make 25 per cent of them grumpy according to survey by Waitrose Good Food Guide. 

SRA reveals Food Made Good Awards 2016 shortlist

SRA reveals Food Made Good Awards 2016 shortlist

By Emma Eversham

River Cottage HQ, PizzaExpress and The Clink restaurant in Cardiff are among the companies making this year's Sustainable Restaurant Association's (SRA) Food Made Good Awards shortlist. 

For National Apprenticehip Week HIT Training talks through the steps employers can follow to hire an apprentice


What to consider when hiring an apprentice

By Jill Whittaker

At the start of National Apprenticeship Week 2016 Jill Whittaker, managing director of HIT Training discusses considerations for hospitality businesses when hiring an apprentice. 


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