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Wake-up call: Don’t get accused of ‘drip pricing’

15 February 2024 by

New rules will soon come into play to stop businesses from baiting customers into buying. Don’t get caught out, says Richard Collie

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CAMRA calls for councils to be given more powers to protect pubs

06 February 2024 by

The government has been urged to commit to extra protection for pubs to avoid them being illegally converted or demolished.

Miller & Carter defends tipping policy after trade union backlash News

Miller & Carter defends tipping policy after trade union backlash

20 October 2023 by

Steakhouse restaurant group Miller & Carter has defended its tipping policies over claims the system in[...]

Wake-up call: It’s time to check if all your staff have a right to work in the UK Business

Wake-up call: It’s time to check if all your staff have a right to work in the UK

26 September 2023 by

The Home Office is cracking down on illegal working – and focusing on hospitality – so[...]

O2 Academy Brixton can reopen when 77 safety conditions are met News

O2 Academy Brixton can reopen when 77 safety conditions are met

18 September 2023 by

The O2 Academy Brixton in London can reopen once 77 new conditions have been met, Lambeth[...]

Wake-up call: be ready for new fraud regulations Business

Wake-up call: be ready for new fraud regulations

03 August 2023 by

Companies will soon need to prove that they have taken steps to prevent fraud cases or[...]

Wake-up call: Can I open a restaurant in Scotland? Restaurant

Wake-up call: Can I open a restaurant in Scotland?

20 April 2023

The restaurant rules north of the border are different and require some forethought before the grand opening, advises Fiona McKinnon

Wake-up call: Get ready for new employment laws Advice

Wake-up call: Get ready for new employment laws

23 February 2023

From carer’s leave to working through strikes, Charlotte Rees-John has rounded up the new laws that will affect hospitality employers

Wake-up call: New developments need net gains on biodiversity Business

Wake-up call: New developments need net gains on biodiversity

26 January 2023 by

With new environmental requirements coming into force, Robert Walton gives advice on making sure your development[...]

O2 Academy Brixton licence suspended following fatal crush News

O2 Academy Brixton licence suspended following fatal crush

22 December 2022 by

The O2 Academy Brixton’s licence has been suspended until 16 January 2023 after crowds tried to[...]

Red tape ‘cut for thousands of businesses’ News

Red tape ‘cut for thousands of businesses’

03 October 2022 by

More businesses are to be categorised as small, meaning thousands will be released from reporting requirements[...]

Wake-up call: Get ready for the new tipping legislation Restaurant News

Wake-up call: Get ready for the new tipping legislation

11 August 2022 by

The government is planning to make it illegal for businesses to take a cut of staff[...]

Three-month countdown to calorie labelling – what food operators need to do Business

Three-month countdown to calorie labelling – what food operators need to do

11 January 2022

With less than three months to go until the new calorie labelling legislation comes into effect, food businesses in England need to take action now to make sure they are ready for 6 April.

Hospitality businesses to be banned from taking a cut of staff tips News

Hospitality businesses to be banned from taking a cut of staff tips

24 September 2021

Hospitality businesses are to be banned from taking a cut of staff tips or service charge under new laws.

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