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Taking some time to adjust your processes and installing the right technology can go some way to reducing the hours spent dealing with paperwork says Caternet's Jerry Brand

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How to cut time spent on administration

By Jerry Brand

Jerry Brand of integrated technology provider Caternet suggests ways hospitality managers can cut the hours they spend dealing with paperwork after research it commissioned showed that 86 per cent of food and beverage managers were spending too much time...

Daniel Clifford, chef-patron of Midsummer House in Cambridge said Marco Pierre White was a massive influence on him

Daniel Clifford: Pearls of Wisdom

By William Drew

The Kent-born chef-patron has held two Michelin stars at Midsummer House in Cambridge for the past eight years. He was also one of the winners of last year’s Great British Menu.

Twitter: hospitality's saviour or downfall? Following Claude Bosi's well-publicised altercation on Twitter we run down five top do's and don'ts for the social networking site

Tweeting Hospitality: Top 5 Twitter Do's and Don't's

By Peter Ruddick

When Michelin-starred chef Claude Bosi took to Twitter to vent his understandable frustration at a negative review of his restaurant from a blogger he can't have known how big the story would become - so how can hospitality professionals make sure...

Daniel Clifford says he would rather support other chefs in opening their own restaurants than open more under his name

Daniel Clifford: "I still have a love affair with Midsummer House"

By Emma Eversham

Michelin-starred chef Daniel Clifford says he would prefer to support his chefs in opening their own restaurants rather than launch another business under his name because he would not want his two Michelin-starred restaurant Midsummer House to suffer.

The London Carlton Hotel's owner is looking at whether it is worth opening a permanent restaurant within the property

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How to open a restaurant in a hotel: run it yourself or contract out?

Gordon Cartwright, managing director of Visionary Dining, advises hoteliers on what to consider if they want to open a restaurant within their property and looks at the best option for one reader trying to decide between running it in-house or contracting...

Kyle Rawles gives his top tips on how to write the perfect job advert

How to write the perfect job advert

Kyle Rawles, sales executive at BigHospitality Jobs, gives his top tips on how to write a successful job advert to ensure hospitality business owners and HR managers attract the right candidates to their companies.

The media needs to stop talking down hospitality and show it is not just about carrying plates, say recruitment specialists

National media blamed for 'talking down' jobs in hospitality

By Emma Eversham

The national media should stop 'talking down' jobs in hospitality and start promoting the industry as a worthwhile career choice for job seekers to enable restaurants, hotels and pubs to fill vacant positions and retain staff.