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James Stagg

James Stagg

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James is the editor of The Caterer and leads the brand in print, online and through its prestigious portfolio of events, which include the Cateys, Acorn Awards, Caterer Summits, Product Excellence Awards and UK Sommelier of the Year.

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Hospitality firms recognised in the Princess Royal Training Awards

18 August 2020 by

Hospitality businesses have been celebrated for their commitment to investing in people by the City & Guilds Group, despite the challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Caterers collaborate on platform to support former employees

17 August 2020 by

A group of caterers has joined forces to launch a platform offering support to those who have lost their jobs as a result of the economic fallout caused by Covid-19.

Crown Estate offers turnover-based rent arrangements News

Crown Estate offers turnover-based rent arrangements

20 July 2020 by

The Crown Estate is supporting some operators in the West End of London by revising rents[...]

Relaxation of work from home guidance serves up hope for contract caterers and city operators News

Relaxation of work from home guidance serves up hope for contract caterers and city operators

17 July 2020 by

Prime minister Boris Johnson announced working from home guidance will be relaxed from 1 August in[...]

Fears aired as local authorities given powers to close businesses and cancel events News

Fears aired as local authorities given powers to close businesses and cancel events

17 July 2020 by

Concerns have been voiced about how local authorities will wield powers to close businesses and cancel[...]

Lenders set to take over PizzaExpress and restructure business News

Lenders set to take over PizzaExpress and restructure business

16 July 2020 by

PizzaExpress could be taken over by its lenders in a debt-for-equity swap with owner Hony Capital,[...]

Book review: The Burnt Chef Project: Recipes for Mental Health Chef

Book review: The Burnt Chef Project: Recipes for Mental Health

09 July 2020

With anxiety likely to be rife in the industry as the fate of many businesses teeter on a knife edge, the work of the Burnt Chef Project is more important than ever.

Menuwatch: Ormer at Home Chef

Menuwatch: Ormer at Home

08 July 2020

Kerth Gumbs has shown no concessions to the hazards of delivery, with restaurant-standard dishes complete with theatrical flourishes for home diners.

Wellbeing tool launched to support employees returning to work News

Wellbeing tool launched to support employees returning to work

08 July 2020 by

A new tool has been launched for the hospitality industry to support the physical and mental[...]

Hospitality VAT cut considered as industry bodies call for further action News

Hospitality VAT cut considered as industry bodies call for further action

08 July 2020 by

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to unveil a series of measures to create more jobs for[...]

Exclusive research: business leaders reveal their expectations for reopening News

Exclusive research: business leaders reveal their expectations for reopening

01 July 2020 by

Hospitality business leaders expect to operate at just 42% of pre-lockdown turnover, with half of businesses[...]

Tommy Banks sees a future for food boxes as orders exceed 500 a week News

Tommy Banks sees a future for food boxes as orders exceed 500 a week

29 June 2020 by

Michelin-starred chef Tommy Banks has secured all jobs at his restaurants having successfully established a food[...]

VisitEngland to introduce compliance standard as culture secretary says ‘Britain needs a break’ News

VisitEngland to introduce compliance standard as culture secretary says ‘Britain needs a break’

24 June 2020

Culture secretary Oliver Dowden encouraged Brits to book staycations today, saying “Britain needs a break”, as he launched a VisitEngland-led industry standard for compliance with new operational guidance.

Hop to it: BrewDog's David McDowall on building guests' confidence post-lockdown Pub & Bar

Hop to it: BrewDog's David McDowall on building guests' confidence post-lockdown

24 June 2020

BrewDog’s chief operating officer David McDowall explains that when it comes to customers returning to bars, he’s hoping to build confidence rather than relying on Dutch courage.

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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