All news articles for October 2020

Akoko West African fine dining restaurant London

Latest opening: Akoko

By Joe Lutrario

London’s West African dining scene can be considered well and truly shaken up following the arrival of this progressive Fitzrovia fine dining restaurant.

Friday Five: the week's top news

Friday Five: the week's top news

By James McAllister

A particularly difficult week for the hospitality sector saw restaurants and pubs in central Scotland being ordered to close; rumours of lockdowns in the north; and Greene King announcing hundreds of redundancies.

Coronavirus cleaning chemicals for restaurants


Shopping Forecast: the latest product launches

By BigHospitality

This month's selection of product news stories includes a new standard for Irish beef and a multi-purpose non-chemical cleaning solution that has been proven to kill off coronaviruses.

What does the closure of Cineworld mean for restaurants?

The Lowdown: The closure of Cineworld

By Joe Lutrario

The temporary shutdown of the world’s second biggest cinema operator has big implications for the restaurant sector, casual dining in particular.

Pre-pack administration sales to face mandatory independent scrutiny

Pre-pack sales to face mandatory independent scrutiny

By James McAllister

New laws will require mandatory independent scrutiny of pre-pack administration sales where connected parties - such as the insolvent company’s existing directors or shareholders - are involved in the purchase.


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