Standard Life Assurance has acquired the Premier Inn Birmingham City Centre (Waterloo Street) hotel for £26.55m from a syndicate of private investors represented by investment manager Downing.
Having won £5.4m in new business this year, contract caterer Blue Apple is ready to take on the big boys, as chief executive Brian Allanson and sales director Ruston Toms tell Janie Manzoori-Stamford.
London-based pub firm and brewer Fuller’s enjoyed a 12% increase in revenue over the past year (53 weeks to 1 April 2017), thanks to a strong performance by its managed pubs and hotels division.
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