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Leon will be putting nutritional information online this year and could put it on menus in restaurants in the future

Leon to put calorie information online

By Stefan Chomka

Healthy fast-food chain Leon is putting the nutritional content of its dishes, including how much fat and calories each contains on its website

The Tories say they want calories displayed on menus at businesses  with 15 or more outlets

Conservatives push for more calorie labelling in restaurants and pubs

By Emma Eversham

The Conservative Party has said it wants to push forward with the Food Standards Agency's efforts to get restaurants to display nutrional information on menus and will do away with unit labels on alcohol if it gets into power at the next General...

Pizza Express's Leggera wine range is under 10% ABV

Pizza Express introduces low alcohol and low calorie wine range

By Emma Eversham

Pizza Express has added low calorie and low alcohol red and white wines to its Leggera range to appeal to customers watching their weight or alcohol intake and help fulfil its healthy eating commitment to the Food Standards Agency

Marcus Eaves talks to BigHospitality

Marcus Eaves talks to BigHospitality

By Emma Eversham

L'Autre Pied head chef Marcus Eaves talks about life at his restaurant, encouraging young talent and Michelin stars in BigHospitality's exclusive interview at this year's Restaurant Show

The FSA is consulting with  restaurants about adopting the  US calorie counting on menus

FSA comes under fire for nutrition approach

By Stefan Chomka, Restaurant magazine

The Food Standards Agency has come under attack for failing to give the industry proper guidance on how to introduce nutritional information onto menus

The BHA will look into the impact a reduced VAT rate will have before making a decision

BHA to study impact of lower VAT rate on hotels

By Emma Eversham

The British Hospitality Association is to look at the impact a reduction in VAT would have on hotels following calls to bring the rate down while members of the industry have their say

A reduced VAT rate would give UK hotels a much needed boost, says PKF

Call for introduction of 5% VAT rate for hotels

By Emma Eversham

Accountancy firm PKF calls for the re-tabling and support of an Early Day Motion that looks at lowering the VAT rate for hotels to give the industry 'a much needed boost'

Bob Cotton, David Gibson, Peter Illic, Will Smith and Tristan Welch discuss how businesses can survive the recession

Invest in staff training to survive recession, say restaurant experts

By Becky Paskin

As Clapham House Group took the decision to put Tootsies into administration this week, a panel of restaurant experts has revealed the only way to survive the recession is by training staff, concentrating on loyal customers, and closing at quiet times.

Today is the final chance to visit The Restaurant Show 2009

Final chance to visit The Restaurant Show 2009

By Becky Paskin

Today is the last chance for hospitality workers to get involved in The Restaurant Show 2009, as three days of chef demonstrations, live interviews and competitions come to an end


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