Boparan Restaurant Group confirms Carluccio’s acquisition
Giraffe and Ed’s Easy Diner operator Boparan Restaurant Group (BRG) has confirmed the acquisition of the Carluccio’s brand."
UKHA develops Covid-19 secure housekeeping standards
The UK Housekeepers’ Association (UKHA) has introduced a housekeeping framework that is designed to provide an industry-wide approach to cleaning to Covid-19 secure standards.
Happy hour: Summer drinks to celebrate the end of lockdown
When you reopen the doors to your bar, what’s the first drink your customers will order to toast their freedom? Something a bit more celebratory than what they’ve been drinking for weeks at home, the suppliers are betting.
Business support gaps exposed as more than half of loans rejected
More than half of business support loans to hospitality firms have been turned down, while only a quarter of operators have received hospitality grants, according to new research."
Wave of pub insolvencies expected once moratorium on petitions is lifted
Winding up petitions against pubs and bars are up 73% on 2019, with a wave of insolvencies expected when the moratorium on coronavirus-related petitions ends on 30 June.
Hospitality leaders to mentor apprentices through lockdown
A group of hospitality leaders are to mentor apprentices through a series of virtual talks aimed at keeping the next generation engaged and active.