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Friday Five: the week's top news

Friday Five: the week's top news

By James McAllister

This week's main hospitality news stories include the Government making pavement licenses permanent, data showing hospitality employees working longer hours, and Shaftesbury and Capco's plans to merge.

Hospitality spending rises despite falling confidence

Hospitality spending rises despite falling confidence

By Shwetali Sapte

Consumer confidence fell for the third consecutive quarter in Q1 2022, but the percentage of consumers spending more on restaurants rose by nine points quarter-on-quarter, according to data from Deloitte.

Friday Five: the week's top news

Friday Five: the week's top news

By James McAllister

This week's main hospitality news stories include the Star at Harome's reopening plans, a new award for the 2022 Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards, and a rise in restaurant insolvencies,

Kin Thai book review John Chantarasak AngloThai

Book review: Kin Thai

By Joe Lutrario

John Chantarasak debut cookbook is based around the same concept as his successful AngloThai pop-up, with British ingredients standing in for Thai ones in some cases.

Friday Five: the week's top news

Friday Five: the week's top news

By James McAllister

This week's main hospitality news stories include a complete overhauling of The Good Food Guide rating system, Brighton-centric restaurateur Raz Helalat's next venture, and concerns about racism in the workplace.

Coffee shop, sandwich and bakery market set to exceed 2019 market value in 2022

UK café market set to exceed 2019 value in 2022

By James McAllister

The total UK coffee shop, sandwich and bakery market is set to exceed its 2019 market value in 2022, according to the latest data from Lumina Intelligence's Operator Data Index.

Carbon calculator launched for hospitality

Carbon calculator launched for hospitality

By James McAllister

The Zero Carbon Forum (ZCF) has launched a Hospitality & Brewing Carbon Calculator and Toolkit, developed in collaboration with UKHospitality and the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA).

The week's top hospitality stories

Friday five: the week's top stories

By BigHospitality

D&D potential sale, the announcement of the Chef to Watch shortlist, and Rochelle Canteen co-founder Margot Henderson opening her first pub were among this week's most read stories.

Friday Five: the week's top news

Friday Five: the week's top news

By James McAllister

This week's main hospitality news stories include Minor's plans for Corbin & King, Jonathan Ferguson wining the Roux Scholarship 2022, and foodservice price inflation hitting double digits.

Friday five: the week's top stories

Friday five: the week's top stories

By BigHospitality

The rule that large restaurant groups now have to display the calorie counts of their dishes on their menus stole this week's headlines.

Hospitality job moves April

People on the move: April 2022

By Joe Lutrario

This month's jobs moves include a raft of new appointments and promotions at Wiltshire's Whatley Manor and a new chef for Eldr Dining Rooms at Pantechnicon.

Friday Five: the week's top news

Friday Five: the week's top news

By James McAllister

This week's main hospitality news stories include warnings of double-digit price increases as VAT rises, SushiDog's plans for expansion, and Jeremy King losing control of Corbin & King.

Friday Five the week's top hospitality stories

Friday Five: the week's top news

By Joe Lutrario

Our most read news stories this week include Asma Khan's to relocate her Darjeeling Express restaurant for a second time, a disappointing mini-Budget and the full reveal of the brands that will go into JKS Restaurants' Arcade Food Hall.

Dog and human friendly Pawsitive Café opens on London’s plush Westbourne Grove next month

The Lowdown: Pawsitive Café

By BigHospitality

A dog and human friendly café opens on London’s plush Westbourne Grove next month.

Centegra on working with Leon

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The tech that drove LEON forward

By Centegra

Cloud-based hospitality tech provider Centegra on its work with pioneering healthy fast food chain LEON.

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