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A year in review: the hospitality sector in 2017

A year in review: the hospitality sector in 2017

By Sophie Witts

From surprise restaurant closures, new approaches to tackling the chef shortage and signs the burger boom could be going bust, 2017 was another busy year for the hospitality sector. We look back at some of the biggest stories of the last 12 months.

Should chefs be putting jellyfish on their menus

Are you ready for this jelly?

By Joe Lutrario

With fish stocks under intense pressure, chefs are casting their nets a little wider and looking to less obvious marine species. Would you put jellyfish and chips on your menu?

Employing staff legally: How restaurants can avoid recruitment mistakes

Employing staff legally: How restaurants can avoid recruitment mistakes

By Esther Smith

East London curry house Tayyabs was forced to shut down for 48 hours last week for allegedly employing illegal workers it claims were not properly vetted by an external recruitment company. Here Esther Smith, partner at UK law firm TLT, explains how restaurants...

UberEATS to expand restaurant delivery in the UK

Uber to expand UK restaurant delivery service

By Sophie Witts

Uber is to expand its restaurant delivery service to more than 40 locations across the UK as it looks to ramp up its challenge to rivals such as Deliveroo.

Over 5,000 restaurant firms could go bust, study warns

Over 5,000 restaurant firms could go bust, study warns

By Mark Wingett

A total 5,570 restaurant companies have at least a 30 per cent chance of going insolvent within the next three years as Brexit raises costs and disposable incomes stagnate, BigHospitality's sister site MCA has reported.