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James Stagg

James Stagg

Editor

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.

News

No date set for reopening of outdoor hospitality in Scotland

18 June 2020 by

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon has declined to give a date for the reopening of any hospitality venues as she announced the relaxing of lockdown measures.

News

Two-metre distancing rule to be reviewed ahead of hospitality reopening

15 June 2020 by

Boris Johnson has set up a review into the two-metre distancing rule in what is being seen as a first step towards relaxing the requirement ahead of a return of hospitality businesses.

Wave of redundancies as distancing and end of furlough bring business realities into focus News

Wave of redundancies as distancing and end of furlough bring business realities into focus

04 June 2020 by

A wave of redundancies has begun across the hospitality sector as operators grapple with the prospect[...]

Menuwatch: Arabica Chef

Menuwatch: Arabica

03 June 2020 by

James Walters is using his 17 years of falafel-frying experience to keep serving meze throughout lockdown[...]

Profiles

The Caterer interview: Richard Corrigan

03 June 2020 by

The chef-restaurateur tells James Stagg how approaching the end of lockdown as a new beginning and[...]

Law firm looks to take on insurers in group actions News

Law firm looks to take on insurers in group actions

01 June 2020 by

A law firm is launching a series of group actions for hospitality businesses who have had[...]

Minute on the clock: Prask Sutton Profiles

Minute on the clock: Prask Sutton

29 May 2020

The former DJ is now the founder and chief executive of mobile order and pay app Wi5. He speaks to James Stagg about how mobile ordering is vital in any business but will never replace the human touch

Viewpoint: Get ready for the summer staycations In-Depth

Viewpoint: Get ready for the summer staycations

28 May 2020

Quarantine, fewer flights and lack of finance may all work to hoteliers’ advantage after lockdown, with a rush in bookings to properties in the UK from those seeking a break from the norm, says Julian Troup

Two-metre rule could be relaxed to help hospitality reopen News

Two-metre rule could be relaxed to help hospitality reopen

28 May 2020 by

Boris Johnson has given some hope to hospitality businesses contemplating opening under two-metre distancing by suggesting[...]

The Caterer interview: Ruth Rogers Restaurant

The Caterer interview: Ruth Rogers

28 May 2020 by

The River Café owner talks to James Stagg about how the 30-year-old Hammersmith business is weathering[...]

Richard Corrigan calls on landlords to compromise before operators face Armageddon News

Richard Corrigan calls on landlords to compromise before operators face Armageddon

27 May 2020 by

Richard Corrigan has threatened to stand outside landlords' offices “with a placard and a loudhailer” if[...]

Revelations: Tom Anglesea, head chef, the Laughing Heart, Haggerston, London Chef

Revelations: Tom Anglesea, head chef, the Laughing Heart, Haggerston, London

22 May 2020 by

What was your best subject at school? PE or drama, I loved anything sporty or where[...]

Boparan Restaurant Group confirms Carluccio’s acquisition News

Boparan Restaurant Group confirms Carluccio’s acquisition

22 May 2020

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 News

UKHA develops Covid-19 secure housekeeping standards

21 May 2020

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.

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