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Viewpoint: Fundamental changes are needed for hospitality’s future

27 July 2022 by

A grand plan is needed, from focusing on local suppliers to avoiding staff burnout and negotiating rent on sites, says Craig Goslin

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Viewpoint: Strong domestic brands are revitalising UK stays

19 July 2022 by

Even though global travel restrictions have been lifted, the strength of the UK market still makes it a first choice for many, says Ben Harper

Viewpoint: Let’s be braver in 2022, says James B Clarke Hotel

Viewpoint: Let’s be braver in 2022, says James B Clarke

03 December 2021 by

Hoteliers are going to need to be bolder and better if they’re to make it through[...]

Viewpoint: Making hay while the sun shines could pre-empt even darker times ahead, says Will Smith Business

Viewpoint: Making hay while the sun shines could pre-empt even darker times ahead, says Will Smith

21 October 2021 by

The window of strong consumer demand won’t last forever, and piling more pressure onto staff just[...]

Viewpoint: words are just greenwash – take action, says Juliane Caillouette-Noble of the SRA Business

Viewpoint: words are just greenwash – take action, says Juliane Caillouette-Noble of the SRA

07 October 2021 by

The Sustainable Restaurant Association’s free resource for businesses will act as a focus and exchange of[...]

Viewpoint: Hospitality must take mental health seriously, says Philip Addison In-Depth

Viewpoint: Hospitality must take mental health seriously, says Philip Addison

16 September 2021 by

The industry has a poor reputation for supporting its staff, but a small amount of training[...]

Viewpoint: Peter Hancock says accentuate the positives In-Depth

Viewpoint: Peter Hancock says accentuate the positives

02 September 2021

Covid may be a crisis unique to our age, but its effects and outcomes do have the slight advantage of bringing about some lasting good for the hospitality industry, says Peter Hancock.

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Viewpoint: What’s in a name when it comes to a drink?

26 August 2021

A pub can be a restaurant, but a restaurant can’t be a pub – but why are we still following this archaic licence ruling when there’s an industry to get back on its feet, asks Piers Warne, legal director at[...]

Viewpoint: the pandemic has created a once in a generation opportunity In-Depth

Viewpoint: the pandemic has created a once in a generation opportunity

19 August 2021 by

A perfect storm of empty premises and less competition could make this hospitality’s golden hour, say[...]

Viewpoint: Sandy Orr asks why tenants are liable for rent in a pandemic In-Depth

Viewpoint: Sandy Orr asks why tenants are liable for rent in a pandemic

12 August 2021 by

An unprecedented case like Covid surely means that the old rules of the legal system just[...]

Viewpoint: Emmanuelle Spriet asks if we are witnessing the death of tourism In-Depth

Viewpoint: Emmanuelle Spriet asks if we are witnessing the death of tourism

12 August 2021 by

While domestic business is seeing slight improvement following the end of Covid restrictions, inbound travel is[...]

Viewpoint: Vikesh Patel on building a multichannel hospitality business In-Depth

Viewpoint: Vikesh Patel on building a multichannel hospitality business

05 August 2021 by

The pandemic has forced every business to adapt, and brands with a multichannel approach will be[...]

As a current holder of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, Jacobs Media Group extends its condolences on the passing of Queen Elizabeth ll.

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