Alcohol

Feathers Inn pub to switch to five-day week

Feathers Inn pub to switch to five-day week

By Liam Garrahan

The Feathers Inn pub in Hedley, Northumberland, is to follow in the footsteps of Michelin-starred kitchens by switching to a shorter working week to offer staff a better work-life balance.

Big Hospitality Conversation set for Dundee

Big Hospitality Conversation set for Dundee

By Liam Garrahan

The Big Hospitality Conversation is to take place in Dundee later this month, with over 50 Scottish hospitality and tourism businesses expected to attend.

Spotlight on Service

Service hiccups: Gold Service Scholarship finalists 2015

By Liam Garrahan

Everyone can have a bad day every now and then, as the Gold Service Scholarship finalists have been discussing. In the latest in our Spotlight on Service campaign, we reveal to you some of the moments that left the best in the business rather red-faced.

Drinking venues slump on underage drinking tests

Drinking venues slump on underage drinking tests

By Liam Garrahan

Drinking venues across the UK are performing badly in the fight against underage drinkers, according to research by Serve Legal, an independent auditing body of age-restrictive sales.

Taiwanese concept Mr. Bao opening in Peckham

Taiwanese concept Mr. Bao opening in Peckham

By Liam Garrahan

Taiwanese restaurant, Mr. Bao, is set to open its doors Peckham, London, with the aim of ‘breathing new culinary life and much-needed Asian flavours’ into the community.

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ALMR: E-cigarette ban in Wales ‘unhelpful’

By Liam Garrahan

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has accused the Welsh Government of being ‘unhelpful’ after its decision to amend plans for a ban on e-cigarettes in public places, and says that there is no evidence to support the decision.

Computer generated images of the hotel

The Peninsula London: Planning permission granted

By Liam Garrahan

Joint venture developers, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland (Grosvenor) and The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels ltd. (HSH), have been granted planning permission to build The Peninsula London hotel on London’s Hyde Park Corner in central London.