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British Food Fortnight

British Food Fortnight
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Launched in 2002, British Food Fortnight is the annual celebration of the diverse and delicious food that Britain produces. Hundreds of pubs, cafés and restaurants take part every year with special menus and promotions. Taking part this year will not only give you a chance to promote your activities with the local media, but it will also enable you to enter a competition with fabulous prizes including a visit to Raymond Blanc’s hotel, Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons in Oxfordshire.

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Spirits and Cocktails

Spirits and Cocktails
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While alcohol consumption in general is in long-term decline, with volumes down 19% since 2004, all is not lost for the on trade as increasingly discerning consumers choose to treat themselves with higher value premium spirits and experiences.

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Engaging with Generation Z

Engaging with Generation Z
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As the skills gap in the hospitality industry continues to widen, Jill Whittaker, Managing Director of HIT Training, urges us to engage with the younger generation and raise awareness of the benefits of a career in the catering sector.

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Noise and hearing issues

Noise and hearing issues
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The more minority groups operators cater for, the greater the number of people who will feel particularly welcome at those establishments. The Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults (ATLA) is asking hospitality providers to consider customers who may be hard of hearing and implement simple changes that could enhance their experience

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Pubs’ chance to be crowned Best Beer Garden

Aug 2016 • A nationwide search is underway to discover Britain’s most vibrant and picturesque pub gardens. Read more >

Pubs’ chance to be crowned Best Beer Garden

BBPA publishes guide on what upcoming changes in business rates mean for the pub industry

Aug 2016 • With just weeks to go until the publication of new rateable values for pubs, the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) is urging licensees to check their valuations when they appear on 30 September. Read more >

BBPA publishes guide on what upcoming changes in business rates mean for the pub industry

Almondy feels good after raising over £7500 for Katie Piper Foundation

Aug 2016 • Following a week-long drive on social media, gluten-free baker Almondy has raised a further £2000 for the Katie Piper Foundation. Read more >

Almondy feels good after raising over £7500 for Katie Piper Foundation
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Allergy Awareness

The most recent reports suggest that up to 10 people die in the UK each year because of food allergen exposure Read more >

Coffee matters

Research from Allegra (on behalf of UCC Coffee UK & Ireland) tells us that two thirds of consumers judge the quality of a restaurant, pub or hotel based on the quality of its coffee. Read more >

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