Late-2000S Recession

The UK economy has returned to recession and is now in a double-dip recession, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics

UK economy drops into 'double-dip' recession

By Peter Ruddick

The hospitality industry has reacted to the news the UK economy has returned to recession and is now in a 'double-dip' recession, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

David Niven values Nando's  social culture

Business profile: David Niven of Nando's

By Paul Wootton

David Niven has led Nando's through the recession by emphasising the company's commitment to its workforce, an act of faith which has paid off handsomely

Recycling is still the most popular and easiest green action for the hospitality industry

Hospitality industry becomes greener in recession

By Emma Eversham

The hospitality industry has become greener during the recession with 13 per cent more businesses adopting green initiatives such as recycling and sourcing products locally in the past two years

Hospitality businesses are still feeling the effects of the recession

Recession ends but hospitality insolvencies rise

By Becky Paskin

The hospitality and leisure sector experienced a 12 per cent rise in insolvencies at the end of last year, as news today came that Britain is finally no longer in a recession

Hoteliers are being urged to up their room rates

Start increasing room rates, hoteliers told

By Becky Paskin

Hotel operators across the UK are being urged to start pushing up their room rates, as occupancy in both London and the regions begins to stabilise