Westminster City Council is spending £340,000 on recruiting 13 extra food inspectors following revelations that up to 3,000 of central London's 8,500 food premises had not been checked. The council said all premises would be inspected or reassessed by March 1999.
scots figures up
Scottish occupancy rates for April have returned to the 1996 levels of 58%, following a dip last year to 55% during the month, according to latest survey figures from the Scottish Tourist Board.
How to recruit, develop and retain overseas staff to combat UK skill shortages is the theme of Caterer's first international recruitment conference, sponsored by Chess Partnership, to be held on 15 September in London. For details call Angela Jones on 0181-652 3818.
Restaurants Yo! Sushi (pictured above), Radio Café, Old Orleans and My Old Dutch have signed up for units at the Burford Group's O2 leisure and retail complex on Finchley Road, north London, which opens in October.
Hilton International, part of the Ladbroke Group, and Hilton Corporation, owner of the Hilton name in the USA, have launched a new global logo. The move follows a marketing alliance signed last year.
Hilton International plans to increase its portfolio by 20% by 2001.