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Sustainability

Sustainability

Today I want to talk about sustainability. Why that’s important in your business? It can be a great marketing tool, it’s hot on the agenda, you hear it everywhere now especially after blue planet, and it can be great for your bottom line. One of the problems is there is not an accepted definition of […]

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Hospitality News Roundup – W/c 24/4/17

Monday 24/4/17 Propelinfo.com – Starbucks’ first global franchisee expands with drive-thru site: 23.5 Degrees, Starbucks’ first franchisee globally, has expanded by opening a drive-thru store near Huntingdon. A total of 25 jobs have been created at the store at the newly extended Brampton Hut services on the A1/A14 Interchange, which will be the first drive- […]

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Hospitality Industry News Roundup – W/c 10/4/17

Monday 10/4/17 Morningadvertiser.co.uk – Old chicken and a bloody, greasy fridge land pub with £7,000 bill By Nikkie Sutton, 10-Apr-2017 A Hertfordshire licensee has been ordered to pay more than £7,000 after it was found serving chicken breasts two days out-of-date to customers.

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Hospitality News Roundup – W/c 27/3/17

Monday 27/3/17 Bighospitality.co.uk – Trawling for seafood leaders: Restaurants should lead on fish sustainability By Tony Naylor, 27-Mar-2017 Consumer education could take a generation. It is high time that restaurants led with real vigour on seafood sustainability, writes Tony Naylor Read More

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Hospitality News Roundup – W/c 20/3/17

Monday 20/3/17 Propelinfo.com – Fever Bars relaunches Lincoln nightclub at former Lola Lo site: Fever Bars, led by managing director Mark Shorting, has relaunched a Lincoln nightclub at a former Lola Lo site it acquired from Eclectic Bars in November. Following a £250,000 refurbishment, the twin-themed basement club in High Street offers two separate areas […]

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Hospitality News Roundup – W/c 13/3/17

Monday 13/3/17 Morningadvertiser.co.uk – Chancellor’s £1,000 rates discount will ‘save 25% of pubs’ By Claire Churchard, 13-Mar-2017 The £1,000 business rates discount, unveiled by the Chancellor of the Exchequer last week, could be the difference between survival and closing down for 25% of small independent pubs, according to a snap poll of 100 sites. Read […]

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Hospitality News Roundup – W/c 6/3/17

Monday 6/3/17 Morningadvertiser.co.uk – Stocking rights clarification for MRO tenants By Liam Coleman, 06-Mar-2017 The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has confirmed that stocking rights can be imposed on tenants by pubcos, even if the tenant has taken on the market-rent-only (MRO) option. Read More

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Hospitality News Roundup – W/c 27/2/17

Monday 27/2/17 Propelinfo.com – UK pubs urged to put further focus on non-alcoholic drinks offering as fifth of under-25s revealed as teetotal: UK pubs are being urged to retain focus on providing a good selection of non-alcoholic drinks as Office for National Statistics figures reveal a fifth of under-25s in the country are teetotal, with […]

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Spring Budget 2017

Here is what Philip Hammond announced in his one and only Spring Budget as it affects our industry Rateable Values £1k Discount for pubs with a rateable value of less than £100k. Rate rises for businesses losing existing relief are to be capped to £50 per month. As Mike Clist CBII of the BII says […]

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Hospitality News Roundup – W/c 20/2

Monday 20/2/17 Catererlicensee.com – 1,800 UK Hotel Companies At Risk Of Going Bust: Staff shortages and increased food and beverage costs amongst threats to the hotel sector. 1,800 UK hotel companies have at least a 30% chance of going insolvent within the next three years, says Moore Stephens, the Top Ten accountancy firm. Moore Stephens […]

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