News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.
Intu administration could spell further uncertainty for F&B operators
Shopping centre owner Intu has fallen into administration after restructuring talks with lenders fell apart. "
Simon Foster appointed chief executive of Crussh
Simon Foster has been named as the new chief executive of healthy food and juice chain Crussh following the departure of Shane Kavanagh earlier this year.
Sea change: What seasonal businesses need to survive until winter without summer tourists
As most operators look forward to reopening, businesses in rural and coastal hotspots are worried they’ll be left out in the cold with no summer in which to subsidise a winter of low profits.
JD Wetherspoon pauses expansion plans for a year
JD Wetherspoon has paused expansion plans for a year after securing a £48.3m coronavirus loan ahead of reopening its pubs in England on 4 July."
Peach Pubs takes 1,500 bookings for six pubs in four hours
Peach Pubs has said it has taken 1,500 bookings in just four hours for six of its sites from 4 July.
‘Lengthy and painful’ recovery anticipated by hospitality operators
Hospitality operators are anticipating a “lengthy and painful” recovery with demand expected to remain suppressed for many months to come.