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British consumers still going out to eat and drink, according to Deloitte Taste of the Nation survey

5th December 2011

British consumers appear reluctant to forego the opportunity to go out to eat or for a drink, according to the findings of the latest Taste of the Nation survey conducted by Deloitte

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FPB blasts Government’s pub industry report as ‘hugely disappointing’

25th November 2011

The Forum of Private Business (FPB) is responding to today's report into unfair practices committed by large pub companies against their tenants by calling the Government's proposals 'hugely disappointing'.

FPB blasts Government’s pub industry report as ‘hugely disappointing’Read more »

Business Link’s new online service launched for Entrepreneur Week

17th November 2011

Coinciding with the current Entrepreneur Week, Business Link has launched two new online services

Business Link’s new online service launched for Entrepreneur WeekRead more »

Attention fish & chip shops – win a tonne of cod

9th November 2011

Fryers up and down the land are in with a chance of landing a free tonne of sustainable Norwegian cod for their business.

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Forum urges MPs to back call to save landlords from mistreatment by pub companies

27th October 2011

The Forum of Private Business is urging all MPs to back a Parliamentary motion calling on the Government to free landlords from being held to ransom by pub companies

Forum urges MPs to back call to save landlords from mistreatment by pub companiesRead more »

Hospitality to beat double dip recession

19th October 2011

Fears that a double dip recession may hit the hospitality industry were scotched as a new report reveals that it is experiencing the highest level of jobs activity for over two years.

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Chef garners another gong for Essex

14th October 2011

Frederick Forster, head chef at Nuovo Restaurant in Buckhurst Hill, Essex was crowned The National Chef of the Year 2011 at the Restaurant Show in London on Tuesday.

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Bramley Apple Pie Week 10-17 October 2011

7th October 2011

Bramley Apple Pie Week is an opportunity for caterers to celebrate the world's best cooking apple, which grows only in Britain.

Bramley Apple Pie Week 10-17 October 2011Read more »

London Cocktail Week 7–16 October

29th September 2011

In its inaugural year, London Cocktail Week 2010 welcomed trade professionals from Europe, America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. To best accommodate all the trade visitors in 2011, the event will focus around one pop-up space in Shoreditch.

London Cocktail Week 7–16 OctoberRead more »

Competition for best wrap

21st September 2011

Award-winning chef, Peter Gordon, has teamed up with Discovery and Santa Maria in a hunt for the UK's most inspired creator of Gourmet Wraps.

Competition for best wrapRead more »

Expiry date for confusing date labels

15th September 2011

Clearer date labels will help shoppers save money and stop perfectly good food being thrown away as Defra publishes new guidance for food and drink manufacturers.

Expiry date for confusing date labelsRead more »

Action Against Hunger needs you

8th September 2011

Humanitarian organisation Action Against Hunger is urging the nation's chefs and restaurateurs to support their annual Love Food Give Food appeal and raise funds to help provide food and clean drinking water to families worldwide.

Action Against Hunger needs youRead more »

Calling all chippies and fish restaurants

6th September 2011

All caterers selling fish are invited to take part in this year's Fish & Chip Feast, to raise funds for fishermen and other seafarers in need.

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Sweet taste of success for Gallo’s ‘Summer Red’ wine

12th July 2011

A popular supermarket wine has been hailed an 'exceptional' match for a classic British dessert in a food and wine pairing competition.

Sweet taste of success for Gallo’s ‘Summer Red’ wineRead more »

ASH challenges belief that smoking ban affects pubs

6th July 2011

On the fourth anniversary of England's smokefree law, new figures show that public support for the measure remains high with 78% of the population in favour of the law.

ASH challenges belief that smoking ban affects pubsRead more »
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