Balans places entire estate on the market and invites 'best bids' by Friday
London-based casual dining group Balans Soho Society has placed all seven of its sites on the market, says CDG Leisure. "
Best Western GB adopts independent gold standard for safety and cleanliness
Best Western GB has partnered with Quality in Tourism (QT) to adopt a new gold standard for anti-Covid-19 across all its 297 hotels by the start of July, which it says will make them "the safest hotels in Great Britain"[...]
Draft House founder to launch Project Pint campaign next week to celebrate 'the joy of the pub'
Charlie McVeigh, founder of the Draft House pub chain and chairman of the Breakfast Club, is to launch Project Pint next week, a campaign to remind people about the positive role pubs will play when the hospitality industry starts to[...]
Report from China shows ‘polarised’ consumer attitudes around eating and drinking out
‘Polarised’ consumer attitudes to eating and drinking out have been seen in China’s bar and restaurant markets including in Wuhan, the epicentre of the Covid-19 crisis, since lockdown restrictions were lifted, according to a report by CGA. "
Campaign calls on government to transform UK streets into a Grand Outdoor Café
A campaign, led by music venue the Piano Works and supported by UKHospitality, is calling on the government and operators to support a campaign to transform public spaces and streets into al fresco dining spaces.
Pay rise for Compass Group Medirest staff to match equivalent NHS colleagues
Medirest, the healthcare division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has announced a 5% pay uplift for its healthcare frontline employees in line with NHS colleagues doing similar jobs.