Business & Legislation

South Asian street food franchise Chaiiwalla to roll out in London

Chaiiwalla to roll out in London

By Andrew Don

South Asian street food franchise Chaiiwalla is gearing up to make its London debut as it targets 230 UK locations by the end of 2024.

The Ned to open in New York

The Ned to open in New York

By Joe Lutrario

Soho House founder Nic Jones is to bring The Ned to New York next year in what looks to be a push to expand the brand to multiple overseas locations.

Advisors appointed for Burger King UK float

Advisors appointed for Burger King UK float

By Georgi Gyton

Burger King UK’s backer Bridgepoint has appointed Bank of America and Investec to advise on the floatation of the fast food giant during the first half of 2022.

Wendy’s sees 'extremely strong' UK sales

Wendy’s sees 'extremely strong' UK sales

By James McAllister

Wendy’s says it is ’extremely excited' about the consumer response to its UK market return, and is on track to have 10 locations open by the end of the year.

Hospitality businesses 'anticipating three price increases' before April 2022

Kate Nicholls sounds warning over cost price inflation

By James McAllister

MPs have been told some hospitality businesses expect to raise prices three times before April next year, amid significant cost price inflation caused by ongoing supply chain and recruitment issues.

Greek street food restaurant The Athenian to expand into Europe and the UAE and double of the size of UK estate expansion

The Athenian to expand into Europe and the UAE

By James McAllister

Greek street food player The Athenian has announced plans for international expansion, beginning this year, with the group also laying the groundwork to double the size of its UK estate.

TGI Fridays and 63rd+1st parent company Hostmore admitted to London Stock Exchange

Hostmore admitted to London Stock Exchange

By BigHospitality

TGI Fridays and 63rd+1st parent company Hostmore has completed its demerger from Electra Private Equity and been admitted to the London Stock Exchange.

The Alchemist achieves carbon neutral status

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The Alchemist achieves carbon neutral status

By James McAllister

Creative cocktail bar and restaurant group The Alchemist has announced it is now a carbon neutral business, following its work in partnership with Carbon Neutral Britain.

Autumn Budget: five things to look out for that will impact hospitality sector business rates National Living Wage VAT

Autumn Budget: five things to look out for

By James McAllister

Ahead of today’s (27 October) Autumn Budget, here are five things to look out for that will have a significant impact on hospitality as it recovers from the pandemic.

Pret A Manger to pilot move into Canada

Pret to pilot move into Canada

By James McAllister

Pret A Manger and fast food brand A&W Food Services of Canada have reached an initial agreement to introduce the Pret brand and products to A&W restaurants in Canada.

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