Monthly Archives: April 2015

Latest Food News, Mid April

Personal injury lawyers probe Toby Carvery norovirus incident: Personal injury lawyers have got involved a suspected norovirus outbreak at a Toby Carvery pub and restaurant in Exeter. A hundred customers and staff fell ill at the Toby Carvery and hotel in Middlemoor in the run-up to Easter. The personal injury firm Irwin Mitchell said it… Read More »

Latest comments from the Sages of the Industry

Subjects: The impact of increasing graduate numbers, lager as a pioneer, and alcohol and the election and others. Authors: David Martin, Martyn Cornell and Paul Chase Where once the mass market meant blue-collar workers with minimal education, today graduates make up almost half the workforce, something consumer-facing companies have to take on board, says David… Read More »

Another Pub Co Rip Off for departing Tenants/Lessees (Barrel-Dregs 277)

      Another Pub Co Rip Off for departing Tenants/Lessees (Barrel-Dregs 277) A year ago we ran an article about a Pub Co tenant who had sold his lease and the Pub Co had failed to refund all his retained monies, for no good reason. Another tenant has fallen foul of the same “Rip Off” with substantially more money involved.… Read More »

Government Revue of Business Rates, Latest News? (Barrel-Dregs 276)

The Chancellors review of Business Rates for small businesses. Fat Chance! The initial flurry of excitement that the Chancellor was going to introduce some common sense into rates, has steadily fallen apart since his announcement, the informed sages in the industry were sceptical, putting it mildly, that the Inland Revenue Valuation Office could or would affect… Read More »

ALMR, Latest News (Energy Costs, Online Review Sites essential)

ALMR partnership to meet new business energy demands The ALMR has partnered with Control Energy Costs to offer tailored advice to its members complying with the new Energy Savings Opportunity (ESOS) scheme. ESOS is a mandatory scheme requiring businesses employing more than 250 members of staff to undertake periodic energy audits to identify energy saving… Read More »