Trends & Reports

Trends & Reports

Analysis of all the latest consumer trends and industry reports to help you operate your business more effectively.

Where are the dirtiest pub and restaurant toilets in the UK Tripadvisor

The Lowdown: World Toilet Day

By BigHospitality

Forget Christmas day, the highlight of the 2020 calendar is International World Day, which falls on the 19 November.

Friday Five: the week's top news stories

Friday Five: the week's top news stories

By James McAllister

We round-up some of the main hospitality news stories from the past week including the extension of regulations allowing restaurants and pubs to operate as takeaways and Purezza's global expansion.

The Lowdown: Great British Christmas Menu Jason Atherton, Tom Aikens, Pip Lacey, Simon Rogan James Cochran NHS key workers BBC2

The Lowdown: Great British Christmas Menu

By James McAllister

Next month sees the Great British Menu (GBM) return for a festive mini-series in which past winners and veteran chefs battle it out to cook for NHS workers.

Operators urged to shop around for best energy deals

Operators urged to shop around for best energy deals

By Joe Lutrario

Following the release of a report that found 20% of hospitality business last switched energy provider five or more years ago, operators are being advised to change suppliers regularly to avoid overpaying for utilities.

Consumer spending drops 0.1% in October

Consumer spending drops 0.1% in October

By BigHospitality

Consumer spending declined 0.1% year-on-year in October, as the introduction of further restrictions and the arrival of colder weather encouraged Brits to stay at home and turn to online shopping.

Tom Kerridge kids tasting menu Uber Eats

Tom Kerridge creates kids tasting menu with Uber Eats

By Joe Lutrario

Tom Kerridge has launched a kids tasting menu via Uber Eats designed to help parents develop their children’s taste buds and get them to try new flavours as the nation enters a second lockdown.

The biggest news stories in UK hospitality

Friday Five: the week's top news stories

By BigHospitality

A round-up some of the main hospitality news stories from the past week including relief over the extension to the Job Retention Scheme, the welcoming of off-premise alcohol sales, and arrests made in connection with the Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

What will office christmas parties look like this year lockdown coronavirus

The Lowdown: lockdown Christmas parties

By BigHospitality

With the prospect of lockdown 2 putting a dampener on Christmas parties, restaurants are finding different ways of keeping the festive celebrations alive.

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