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Lifetime Achievement Catey winner Robin Hutson looks back at a life in hospitality

25 November 2020 by

The winner of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Catey speaks about his career, from leading the movement away from stuffy formal hotels with Hotel du Vin to a litter of rural retreats with the Pig.

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Robin Hutson, Kate Nicholls and Alain Ducasse take top awards at 2020 Cateys

24 November 2020 by

Hotelier Robin Hutson, UKHospitality chief executive Kate Nicholls and chef-restaurateur Alain Ducasse received the top gongs at the 2020 Cateys.

Inside track: Robin Hutson's newest opening challenge In-Depth

Inside track: Robin Hutson's newest opening challenge

11 August 2020 by

With 27 years’ experience of opening hotels, Robin Hutson had thought he had seen it all[...]

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Inside track: Robin Hutson finds a silver lining in the renewed focus on hospitality

30 June 2020 by

If we can find positives, it’s that hospitality has been brought front of mind before the[...]

Mitch Tonks positive about PM talks and reopening of rural businesses News

Mitch Tonks positive about PM talks and reopening of rural businesses

22 June 2020 by

Restaurateur Mitch Tonks has revealed he had a 'positive' conversation with Boris Johnson last week and[...]

The great outdoors: The hotels changing their gardens into dining spaces ready for July Business

The great outdoors: The hotels changing their gardens into dining spaces ready for July

11 June 2020 by

Hotels in England may have to wait until at least July to reopen, but many hoteliers[...]

Hospitality leaders call on government to cut VAT to help businesses survive News

Hospitality leaders call on government to cut VAT to help businesses survive

28 May 2020

Hospitality leaders have called on the government to cut VAT rates to help businesses survive while operating at a reduced capacity and to save jobs.

Robin Hutson's four-point plan to save hospitality In-Depth

Robin Hutson's four-point plan to save hospitality

27 May 2020

While the government has been busy fretting over Dominic Cummings, it should have been focusing on the job in hand, says Robin Hutson

Covid-19 safety Kitemark explored by Downing Street News

Covid-19 safety Kitemark explored by Downing Street

15 May 2020 by

A Covid-19 safety Kitemark to build customer confidence is a ‘distinct possibility’, the prime minister’s business[...]

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Robin Hutson says rural hospitality will need support until 2021 to survive in letter to PM

01 May 2020 by

Hospitality businesses in rural areas will require government support until 2021 in order to survive the[...]

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Inside track: beware post-lockdown ‘elephant traps’, says Robin Hutson

21 April 2020 by

We’re all looking forward to a return to normality, but Robin Hutson questions if the end[...]

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Robin Hutson marvels at the difference a day can make

31 March 2020 by

With the situation regarding coronavirus changing by the day, Robin Hutson stresses the importance of keeping[...]

Robin Hutson: how the Pig is boosting rural economies News

Robin Hutson: how the Pig is boosting rural economies

13 February 2020

The opening of a Pig hotel can boost a rural economy by hundreds of thousands of pounds, according to the founder of the brand Robin Hutson.

Robin Hutson offers 'generous reward' for information on wine theft News

Robin Hutson offers 'generous reward' for information on wine theft

18 November 2019

Lime Wood hotel chairman and chief executive Robin Hutson has said there will be a “generous reward” for information that assists in an investigation into the theft of 80 bottles of wine with a book value of about £65,000 from[...]

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