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Sector leaders pen letter to PM highlighting key issues

Sector leaders pen letter to PM highlighting key issues

By Mark Wingett

More than 20 chief executives and business leaders from the UK’s leading eating and drinking­ out chains have penned a letter to the Prime Minister Theresa May asking her to “consider a reduction in VAT, extending transitional relief on business rates...

Bill's: All change at the top

Bill's restructures management team

By Mark Wingett

Bill’s Restaurants, the Richard Caring-­backed chain, has carried out a restructuring of its management team, which has seen chief operating officer Roberto Moretti and managing director Scott Macdonald leave the company with immediate effect. 

The Power List: The Boardroom

The Power List: The Boardroom

By Restaurant magazine

Details of the 20 'boardroom bigwigs' chosen for The Power List: Restaurant magazine's 100 most powerful people in the restaurant industry. 

Industry responds to business rate appeal consultation

Industry responds to business rate appeal consultation

By Emma Eversham

Hospitality trade bodies the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) and the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) have responded to the Valuation Office Agency’s consultation on the business rates appeals system.

The conference will take place at the London Hilton on Park Lane on 19 and 20 January 2015

Master Innholders releases details for 2015 conference

By Lauren Houghton

The Master Innholders’ 22nd Annual Hotel General Managers’ Conference will focus on a theme of ‘People and Places’ with presentations and discussions on what motivates customers in a globalised marketplace.

BHA chief executive Ufi Ibrahim (left) and Travelodge chief executive Peter Gowers were among the speakers on the panel

Government urged to 'commit' to tourism

By Carina Perkins

Industry leaders urged the government to commit to tourism and do more to promote employment in the sector during debate held at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham last week.

The winners at the Women 1st Shine Awards 2014

Winners revealed: Women 1st Shine Awards 2014

By Lauren Houghton

Merlin Entertainments, Sally’s Cottages and VisitBritain’s former chief executive Sandie Dawe MBE were among the winners at the Women 1st Shine Awards 2014, which recognise female talent in the hospitality, transport, travel and tourism sectors.


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