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Research on salaries by The Change Group has found that British hospitality workers are paid, on average 18 per cent more than their European counterparts

British hospitality workers earn 18% more than EU counterparts

By Mark Wingett

British restaurant employees are earning on average 18 per cent more than those from other EU countries and 20 per cent more than people from non-­EU countries, according to new research from hospitality recruiter, The Change Group.

Eating habits: 51 per cent of millennials expect to eat more healthily over the coming years.

Half of millennials moving to healthier diet

By James Wallin

New research has shown an increasing appetite for healthy eating – with 47 per cent of millennials saying they have changed their dining habits over the last year towards a healthier diet.

The National Living Wage has not had as much of an impact on recruitment as predicted according to our survey

NLW has minimal impact on hospitality's recruitment plans

By Emma Eversham

The introduction of the National Living Wage is having less of an impact on the recruitment plans of the majority of small businesses in the hospitality industry with 29 per cent actually increasing salaries to help retain staff.   

China entered the UK's top 10 most valuable inbound markets for the first time last year

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China moves into UK's 10 most valuable inbound markets

By Emma Eversham

China has moved into the UK's top 10 most valuable inbound markets as new figures for 2015 show visits from the market rose 46 per cent to 270,000 and spend rose 18 per cent to £586m. 

Rushed service puts more than a quarter of diners off a restaurant according to Waitrose Good Food Guide's Dining Out Survey. Photo: Thinkstock/Maxin Kabb

Rushed service biggest turn-off for diners

By Emma Eversham

Being rushed through a meal to give up a table is the biggest annoyance for 26 per cent of diners, while staff getting an order wrong is also likely to make 25 per cent of them grumpy according to survey by Waitrose Good Food Guide. 

Diners, particularly within the 18-24 age bracket, are becoming increasingly adventurous when they eat out, choosing a wider range of places than last year

Diners becoming increasingly adventurous

By James Wallin

Consumers are becoming increasingly adventurous with their eating and drinking out choice with the trend being driven by millennials, the Greene King Leisure Spend Tracker has shown.

Airbnb shows 'significant' growth in London

Airbnb shows 'significant' growth in London

By Sophie Witts

Airbnb is seeing ‘significant’ growth in London with the site increasingly charging higher rates than traditional hotels, new research from STR Global has found.

Christmas may be three months away but 59 per cent of people who will be booking festive work events are doing so this month

Get ready for Christmas bookings hospitality businesses told

By Emma Eversham

Restaurant, hotel and pub operators should arm their staff with details of Christmas packages, offers and menus and get them to 'show excitement' when taking bookings for the festive season as research reveals the majority will be made this...

Hospitality SME's optimistic about growth

Hospitality SME's optimistic about growth

By Sophie Witts

Small and medium-sized hospitality businesses (SMEs) such as restaurants, pubs and bars are more optimistic about future growth than those in other major sectors.

Hotel chains report mixed May performance

Hotel chains report mixed May performance

By Sophie Witts

Regional hotel chains continued to experience mixed year-on-year profit growth across the UK in May, as London sites registered a decline.

Hospitality technology: Kate Nicholls of the ALMR said this year was 'a milestone' for payment apps

Technology in hospitality 'not meeting expectations'

By Ruth Williams

Technology in pubs, bars and clubs is perceived as improving the customer experience by 52 per cent of people and as many as 67 per cent of people in the 24-35 age group, as consumers’ expectations have shifted to view technology as a necessity not a...

Hotels in Glasgow and Edinburgh continued to capitalise on events in February said the LJ Forecaster Scottish Intercity Report

Scottish hotels continue to capitalise on events

By Michelle Perrett

Hotels in Edinburgh and Glasgow are continuing to capitalise on events, while demand continues to weaken in Aberdeen, according to the monthly LJ Forecaster Scottish Intercity Report.

Hotel chains in the provinces continued to see upward growth in February

Hotel chains outside London continue to perform well

By Michelle Perrett

Hotel chains in the UK provinces continued to show positive year-on-year growth while London hotels struggled during February according to the latest HotStats' UK Chain Hotels Market Review.

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