Business & Legislation

Tips on successful marketing

Tips on successful marketing

By Restaurant

A rise in expendable income means diners are likely to eat out more, but this is no time to sit back and relax It's never been more important for restaurateurs to get really good at marketing. Customers are more choosy about where they spend ...

New sexual harassment laws

New sexual harassment laws

By Restaurant

A new High Court ruling has made the employer liable for any sexual harassment, be it boisterous, discontented or amorous, of their staff at the hands of the public A new law has been passed in which the High Court ruled conclusively that employers ...

The evolution of restaurant PR

The evolution of restaurant PR

By Restaurant

Fay Maschler ponders the apparent evolution of restaurant PR and finds many a missing link My late, much-missed pal Alan Crompton-Batt was often credited with having invented the profession of restaurant PR. It was in the early 1980s, after he got ...

Restaurant energy-saving methods

Restaurant energy-saving methods

By Restaurant

The highs and lows of energy costs vs energy savings, and some balancing incentives With energy prices at an all-time high, it is becoming increasingly important for restaurants to take a closer look at their energy-saving methods and technologies. ...

Restaurant sues reviewer and wins

Restaurant sues reviewer and wins

By Restaurant

How one restaurant has set the record straight A libel verdict in the Northern Ireland High Court earlier this month may help to give reviewers pause for thought and affronted restaurateurs greater confidence in setting the record straight. In August...

The new wave of carveries

The new wave of carveries

By Restaurant

Toss the old '70s carcass aside for a sharp new-wave carvery When the news broke that Posh Spice had taken her kids to a Toby Carvery for lunch, the nation gasped. Surely even La Beckham's blessing couldn't save these '70s throwbacks?...

Guide to planning for retirement

Guide to planning for retirement

By Restaurant

Don't trust to providence, provide for yourself If you are a restaurant owner, fit and well with a bustling business, a pension may be the last thing on your mind. After all, your business is your pension, right? Well, maybe, but to ensure you ...

The Price of Confusion

The Price of Confusion

By Restaurant Magazine

It’s time to sort out the inconsistencies surrounding service charge in the uk. That’s our mission for 2007 and we need you to lead the debate. By 2008 we hope to have a solution that suits everybody.