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Summer Specials

Summer Specials
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In spite of the fact that the summer months in the UK don’t necessarily bring warmth and glorious sunshine day after day, operators are advised to plan for a shift in consumer expectations at this time of year.

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Energy Issues

Energy Issues
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The hospitality industry is diverse, however there are still several common areas where energy is wasted, including heating, lighting and energy management. Lucia Harney-Dey, associate director at Orchard Energy – a leading UK energy management company – advises on how to reduce energy consumption within the sector.

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Food Safety

Food Safety
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Food safety is, of course, essential in the hospitality industry. However with incidents of food poisoning still unacceptably high, Frank Post, Executive Director of Commercial Services for the CIEH, urges all operators to ensure their food safety standards leave nothing to chance and that all members of staff are fully trained in this regard.

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Foodservice consultancy responds to Brexit

Jun 2016 • Peter Backman, managing director of foodservice consultancy Horizons has issued the following comments in response to the result of the EU referendum.

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Foodservice consultancy responds to Brexit

UK Pub Takings Ramp up by 26% on Opening Weekend of Euro 2016

Jun 2016 • UK pubs recorded an estimated 26% surge in revenues over the opening weekend of Euro 2016, compared to an average weekend in June, as all three of the qualifying Home Nations: England, Wales and Northern Ireland took to the field. Read more >

UK Pub Takings Ramp up by 26% on Opening Weekend of Euro 2016

Summer hotspot: Terrazza on the Thames, Docklands

Jun 2016 • By their very nature, summer pop-ups in the UK have to be the result of boundless optimism. This certainly holds true with the stunning Terrazza on the Thames in London’s Docklands. Read more >

Summer hotspot: Terrazza on the Thames, Docklands
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Article Archive

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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