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Beers & Lagers

Beers & Lagers
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As consumers we are becoming increasingly knowledgeable and demanding about what we spend our money on. For years, our high streets have been changing as world cuisine landed on these shores and café culture grew exponentially. As a category, beer is also seeing changes. While trusted beer brands remain popular, craft beer is on the rise as drinkers seek new tastes and experiences.

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Alfresco Dining

Alfresco Dining
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We all know that British weather is unpredictable, however as we move into the warmer months of the year, people will be expecting an al fresco alternative when they eat out of home. With careful planning you can provide both an outdoor experience for your customers and have an indoor alternative ready in case the rain comes.


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Coeliac Awareness Week

Coeliac Awareness Week
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Coeliac UK, the national Charity for people with coeliac disease has its annual Awareness Week from 11-17 May when it will be raising awareness of the symptoms of coeliac disease and asking people to get involved in campaigning for improved diagnosis rates in coeliac disease. This year’s Awareness Week, Is it coeliac disease? will be the launch pad for the Charity’s new two-year diagnosis campaign.


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Zero Hours Contracts

Zero Hours Contracts
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Zero hours contracts (ZHC) have been in place for many years without much trouble, but since the recession they have been used increasingly, creating not only job uncertainty for many but also low pay conditions. ZHC are ideal for students, older people and individuals who are only seeking occasional work, but not ideal for individuals with heavy financial responsibilities such as a mortgage as the hours of work cannot be guaranteed.


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Best Bed and Breakfasts

May 2015 • The AA has announced the winners of the AA Bed and Breakfast Awards 2015. Read more >

Best Bed and Breakfasts

Sommelier Wine Awards 2015

May 2015 • 2015 was another impressive vintage for the Sommelier Wine Awards with over 2,500 entries and a stellar line-up of some of the UK's finest sommeliers on the look-out for the best on-trade wines of the year. Read more >

Sommelier Wine Awards 2015

Merlin Events London adds Riverside Rooms at County Hall to portfolio

May 2015 • Merlin Events London has added to its venue portfolio by taking over the Riverside Rooms at County Hall on London’s South Bank. This becomes their fifth venue, joining Madame Tussauds, Stardome 4D, SEA LIFE London Aquarium and the London Dungeon. Read more >

Merlin Events London adds Riverside Rooms at County Hall to portfolio
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Combination & Hybrid Ovens

Very few publicans can now make a serious living without a food offering of some sorts. Food has become the holy grail of the hospitality industry. We look into how venues can develop a food offering without the need for a fully equipped kitchen. Read more >

Celebrating the Great British Banger

Served at more than half a billion out-of-home meal occasions annually; sausages account for one in five of all red meat servings out of the home, the British still love their bangers. Read more >

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