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UKHospitality respond to PCA anonymity waiver

   BII & UKHospitality respond to PCA anonymity waiver The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) and UKHospitality have responded to the announcement that pub companies subject to the Pubs Code have offered to waive anonymity in arbitration decisions. Mike Clist, BII Chief Executive said: “We welcome the decision of the six pub companies that have… Read More »

UKHospitality wary of menu calorie labelling impacts on under pressure sector

  UKHospitality wary of menu calorie labelling impacts on under pressure sector Responding to the launch of Chapter Two of Government’s childhood obesity plan, UKHospitality’s CEO, Kate Nichols, said: “The out-of-home sector supports workable efforts to promote healthier eating habits, as demonstrated by the proactive actions already in reformulating menus to reduce calories and increase… Read More »

Pub Co’s, Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA), New Legislation and Reasonableness, “Barrel-Dregs”

  Pub Co’s, Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA), New Legislation and Reasonableness, “Barrel-Dregs” A note from my learned colleague Potboy (Midlands), the foxy Pub Co’s would appear to have outwitted the poor old lamb, Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA), on would you believe, reasonableness. I can’t even think of a time that a member of a Pub… Read More »

Cost pressures risk sector job creation, warns UKHospitality

Cost pressures risk sector job creation, warns UKHospitality UKHospitality has warned the Government that taxation and regulatory pressures risk undoing the good work and job creation carried out by the hospitality sector since 2008. The warning follows the publication of data by the Office for National Statistics that shows 31,000 fewer jobs compared to same… Read More »

Mobility and retention two key concerns for the hospitality industry

Mobility and retention two key concerns for the hospitality industry   HR leaders from across the hospitality industry today (9th May 2018) told politicians that mobility and retention are two key concerns for the wider industry. The first session of the Hospitality Workforce 2030 Commission focused on recruitment and retention in the hospitality industry and heard… Read More »

Fleurets, have they finally Lost the Plot? Barrel-Dregs

Fleurets, have they finally Lost the Plot? Another from the Archives, updated. A funny Old World, you have an image of a national company as being totally honest, correct, above reproach, then something happens and you wonder what actually goes on behind the façade. I have always owned freehouses and the odd bit of commercial property,… Read More »

Minimum unit price of alcohol is backed by Scottish Parliament.

Minimum unit price of alcohol is backed by Scottish Parliament. Author/Solicitor: Jonathan Smith “Further to our previous eNews, the Alcohol (Minimum Price per Unit) (Scotland) Order 2018 has been backed by MSPs and as such the minimum unit price for alcohol will be 50p. The Scottish Government has confirmed that there will be no ‘grace… Read More »

Minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Scotland from May 1st 2018

Minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Scotland from May 1st 2018 The Scottish Government has confirmed that there will be no ‘grace period’. Date: 17 April 2018 Author/Solicitor: Jonathan Smith “From 1st May 2018 there will be a minimum unit price for alcohol in Scotland which will become a mandatory condition of all premises and… Read More »