Pubs & Bars

Appeal to football fans and haters alike by using your space appropriately

FIFA World Cup 2010: Boost venue appeal by utilising space

By Becky Paskin

It may be all too tempting to turn your business into a World Cup party zone, but the true winners from the competition will be those who can successfully separate their original business concept from the football.

The 2010 World Cup will present a sales opportunity for the savvy operator

FIFA World Cup 2010: The World Cup opportunity

By Chris Druce

The FIFA World Cup 2010 kicks off on 11 June in South Africa with 32 teams battling for football’s greatest accolade. BigHospitality takes a look at the opportunties it presents.

Anna Horsman, head of events at Geronimo Inns

After Hours with... Anna Horsman

By Chris Druce

Anna Horsman talks about joining Geronimo Inns as head of events, and her misson to develop the pub group’s private rooms business, especially during the World Cup

Hospitality Action hopes to raise over £380k

Support Hospitality Action week with just £5

By Becky Paskin

With Hospitality Action week coming up (17-23 May), the charity is urging each member of the industry to raise a minimum of £5 for hospitality workers and their families in times of need

Letting hygiene standards slip can be costly to your business

Hygiene: What to do if things go wrong

By Chris Druce

Running a hospitality business and keeping on top of hygiene day-to-day can be a challenge, but there are things you can do when the occasional slip-up occurs to rescue your reputation and prevent bad word of mouth.

Breaking food hygiene rules could land you in trouble

Food hygiene, the law

By Rod Hunt

If you work in the hospitality industry, you will be in no doubt that it is one of the most heavily regulated business sectors. But do you know what the consequences are for your business and its employees if there is a breach of food safety rules?

Keep public areas clean if you want to attract repeat business

Make hospitality hygiene a priority

By Becky Paskin

At the start of a week-long hygiene feature on BigHospitality, we take a look at why making hygiene practices a top priority for your hotel, restaurant or pub could be the secret to business success.

Massimo Tebaldi, executive chef of Renaissance Pubs

Pearls of Wisdom: Massimo Tebaldi

By Becky Paskin

Massimo Tebaldi has been executive chef for Renaissance Pubs for 10 years. Having once worked with John Torode and Canadian singer Bryan Adams, he is now working to transform The White Hart into a fish and chips gastropub called The Tommyfield

Bob Cotton will help drive business tourism to the UK

Bob Cotton to chair new business tourism action group

By Becky Paskin

Bob Cotton, the British Hospitality Association’s chief executive, is to chair a new action group to boost England’s business tourism, which has suffered as a result of the recession

Tom Davies, the new chief executive of Brakspear Pubs

Brakspear restructures board to aid tenants

By Becky Paskin

Brakspear Pubs’ commercial director Tom Davies has been announced as chief executive Don Bridgmen’s successor when he retires from the company in September


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