Hoteliers, restaurateurs and landlords are facing up to a potential legal minefield after new sex discrimination laws made them liable for the behaviour of customers and left them open to unlimited compensation claims.
Catering recruitment company Gilds has been bought out of administration by Cheshire-based hotel entrepreneur Mark Boler, the owner of Mere Golf and Country Club, and five-star hotel chef Matthew Barrett.
Scotlands hospitality sector urged to send in nominations for the Hospitality Industry Trusts lifetime achievement award. The presentation will take place at the HIT Scotland indsutry dinner on May 1 at the Glasgow Hilton
Asparagus is expected to make an unusually early appearence in Cornwall this year, with the first spears anticipated to see the light of day more than five weeks earlier than the traditional start of the season.
A recurring problem for hoteliers - overflowing baths - could be a thing of the past thanks to new technology that utilises an innovative magnetic anti-overflow system. Noa-FloTM was officially launched at Hotelympia.
Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts is preparing to open its second hotel in Manchester this September. The hotel in the Northern Quarter aims to cash in on the concentration of local attractions in the area, such as the MEN Arena and the Printworks.