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Branching out: Oakman Inns’ Peter Borg-Neal and Dermot King on taking the coronavirus crisis as an opportunity for growth

02 September 2020 by

Dermot King and Peter Borg-Neal tell Neil Gerrard why, despite a gloomy start to the year, they are optimistic about the future of their Catey-winning premium pub business.

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The price is right: Setting your room rates at the right level after coronavirus

23 July 2020 by

Hotels across the UK are finally opening again following the coronavirus lockdown. But with a mix of strong staycation demand, fragile confidence and subdued activity in other business areas, how should hoteliers set their room rates?

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Former Llangoed Hall chef joins Felin Fach Griffin

14 November 2019 by

Nick Brodie, formerly head chef of Llangoed Hall, has been appointed the new head chef of[...]

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Mark Sargeant buys three Kent pubs

13 November 2019 by

Pickled Egg Pub Company, the firm run by chef and restaurateur Mark Sargeant and his business[...]

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Bloc Hotels buys former cash vault for new Glasgow hotel

13 November 2019 by

Bloc Hotels has acquired a fourth site, with the purchase of a former cash counting and[...]

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Harvey Ayliffe takes reins as Bluebird executive chef

13 November 2019 by

D&D London has appointed former Caprice Holdings chef Harvey Ayliffe as the new executive chef of[...]

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Chinese investor throws PizzaExpress £80m lifeline

06 November 2019

Hony Capital, the Chinese investment firm that owns PizzaExpres s, has injected £80m into the business to ease its debt woes.

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Petition against Aviemore Chick-fil-A passes 1,000 signatures

06 November 2019

A petition launched in protest against the opening of an outpost of controversial US chicken chain Chick-fil-A at the Macdonald Aviemore Resort in Scotland has gathered over 1,000 signatures.

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Meat-free food leaps up agenda for foodservice firms

06 November 2019 by

Meat-free/plant-based food has leapt up the agenda to become one of the key eating trends identified[...]

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600 restaurants support 2019 StreetSmart campaign

05 November 2019 by

More than 600 restaurants, including the River Café, Core by Clare Smyth and Barrafina, are to[...]

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New Gaucho concept to serve ‘carbon-neutral’ beef

05 November 2019 by

Martin Williams, the new chief executive of Gaucho has announced bold plans to launch a new[...]

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Food and paper costs weigh on Shake Shack profit

05 November 2019 by

Rising food and paper costs bit into the profit of rapidly expanding New York-based burger brand[...]

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German investor buys UK’s largest aparthotel for £80m

05 November 2019

Ducie Street Warehouse in Manchester, reputed to be the UK’s largest aparthotel, has been sold to a German property investment firm for £80m.

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Two win Réunion des Gastronomes award after judges struggle to split finalists

05 November 2019

Two winners of the Réunion des Gastronomes President's Award have been named this year after the judges struggled to split the finalists.

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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