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Wasabi secures new bank funding for expansion

Wasabi secures new bank funding for expansion

By Mark Wingett

Wasabi, the sushi and bento chain, has secured a new £25m bank loan from HSBC to help it open 20 new sites and develop its flagship 65,000sq ft central processing unit in London’s Park Royal.

Research on salaries by The Change Group has found that British hospitality workers are paid, on average 18 per cent more than their European counterparts

British hospitality workers earn 18% more than EU counterparts

By Mark Wingett

British restaurant employees are earning on average 18 per cent more than those from other EU countries and 20 per cent more than people from non-­EU countries, according to new research from hospitality recruiter, The Change Group.

In Operation with...Dishoom

In Operation with...Dishoom

By Emma Eversham

In this latest video from our In Operation with... series we visit Indian restaurant group Dishoom to find out about its origins, its people focus and future plans. 

Sharing economy: VizEat is to food what Airbnb is to accommodation. Photo: Jessy Zeitoun

VizEat, the Airbnb for food, to expand in the UK

By Emma Eversham

VizEat, the European food platform designed to give travellers access to meals and food experiences provided by locals, is set to grow in the UK after receiving an extra £31m in investment.