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Umu follows sister sites the Square and Morton's into administration as Marlon Abela's restaurant empire crumbles
Two-Michelin-starred Japanese restaurant Umu has fallen into administration, days after sister restaurant the Square and private members club Morton’s, all in Mayfair, were forced to close their doors for good. "
Just Eat and Takeaway.com claim merger 'necessary to stay competitive'
Just Eat and Takeaway.com have said their merger is “necessary” to remain competitive in a global environment, adding that the businesses confident the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will give its approval.
Matt Weedon sets eyes on local community after taking over Feathered Nest kitchen
Matt Weedon has taken the helm as head chef of the Feathered Nest Inn in Nether Westcote, Oxfordshire, with the aim of engaging the local community and showcasing regional produce.
CMA investigation into Amazon and Deliveroo to examine impact on restaurant and grocery deliveries
Reduced competition in both the restaurant and grocery delivery markets will be considered as part of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation into Amazon’s proposed investment in Deliveroo."
Migrant visa salary thresholds should fall but still prioritise skilled workers, committee recommends
The salary threshold for migrants coming to work in the UK should be dropped by more than £4,000 to £25,600, a report from the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended.
Bird on expansion flight following Crown Partnership investment
Fried chicken and waffle chain Bird is back on the expansion trail after a majority stake in the business was picked up by Crown Partnership last year, as part of a pre-pack administration.