Business & Legislation

Funding shortage pauses Hospitality Rising industry recruitment campaign

Funding shortage pauses Hospitality Rising campaign

By James McAllister

Hospitality recruitment initiative Hospitality Rising has paused its ‘Rise Fast, Work Young’ campaign with founder Mark McCulloch saying funding is not available at present for it to continue.

Sessions raises £3m from Guinness Ventures

Sessions raises £3m from Guinness Ventures

By Joe Lutrario

Food content business Sessions has raised a further £3m from existing investors Guinness Ventures as it seeks to expand on its technology offering while launching a new franchising arm, starting with its SoBe Burger and Ivan Ramen brands.

Grind achieves B Corp status

Grind achieves B Corp status

By Restaurant

Coffee house, restaurant group and retailer Grind has been awarded B Corp status two years after its first application.

Knoops plots international expansion

Knoops plots international expansion

By Restaurant

Artisanal hot chocolate café concept Knoops has agreed its first international partnership to open sites in the Middle East, with expansion into the US and China also being discussed.

CC Capital in talks to take Soho House private

CC Capital in talks to take Soho House private

By Restaurant

CC Capital, the investment firm led by former Blackstone executive Chinh Chu, is in talks with Soho House over a potential bid to acquire the members club group.