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Knightsbridge restaurant forced to close following cockroach infestation

03 November 2023 by

A restaurant in London’s Knightsbridge has been fined over £16,000 and was forced to close after inspectors discovered a cockroach-infested kitchen.

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Hotel operator ordered to pay £195,000 after employee suffered life-changing injuries

31 October 2023 by

A hotel operator in Rutland has been ordered to pay more than £195,000 after an employee suffered life-changing injuries while trying to remove a loose branch from a tree using a makeshift platform.

Wake-up call: You can’t be too careful about health and safety Business

Wake-up call: You can’t be too careful about health and safety

19 July 2022 by

A spate of six-figure fines after customer accidents should urge operators to look again at risk[...]

Restaurant fined £70,000 after boy’s hand trapped in mincer News

Restaurant fined £70,000 after boy’s hand trapped in mincer

12 May 2022 by

A restaurant director has been given fines totalling more than £70,000 after an eight-year-old boy suffered[...]

Death of asthmatic chef prompts calls for inhalers to be kept in kitchens News

Death of asthmatic chef prompts calls for inhalers to be kept in kitchens

30 November 2021 by

The death of a young asthmatic chef has prompted a parliamentary debate on introducing a legal[...]

Consumers ‘at risk in using Airbnb’, says QC News

Consumers ‘at risk in using Airbnb’, says QC

07 December 2020 by

As Airbnb prepares to issue shares within days, a lawyer has said that consumers are “at[...]

Is your restaurant ready? News

Is your restaurant ready?

11 June 2020 by

By Peter Teska, global infection prevention application expert, Diversey

How to protect your business through Covid-19 and beyond News

How to protect your business through Covid-19 and beyond

11 June 2020 by

The outbreak of Covid-19 has profoundly affected the restaurant and foodservice industry. Many businesses have had[...]

Wake-up call: How to manage risk during a pandemic Advice

Wake-up call: How to manage risk during a pandemic

04 June 2020 by

With the end of lockdown in sight, operators must now form a viable plan for health[...]

UKHA develops Covid-19 secure housekeeping standards News

UKHA develops Covid-19 secure housekeeping standards

21 May 2020 by

The UK Housekeepers’ Association (UKHA) has introduced a housekeeping framework that is designed to provide an[...]

Experiment demonstrates how buffets could aid spread of coronavirus News

Experiment demonstrates how buffets could aid spread of coronavirus

14 May 2020

An experiment has set out to show how buffets can spread infection, following reports they could have been a major transmission point of Covid-19 on cruise ships.

The view from China: how have hotels coped with lifting the lockdown? Business

The view from China: how have hotels coped with lifting the lockdown?

14 May 2020

As the first country to experience the lifting of the lockdown, China acts as a test case for the world. So how have hotels coped with the restrictions, from limiting the number of guests to wearing facemasks and cleaning bedrooms?[...]

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