Industry operating costs rise to 12-year high

Industry costs rise to 12-year high

By Stefan Chomka

Operating costs faced in the hospitality sector have risen to a 12-year high, according to figures in a new report.

UK Foodservice price inflation falls in 2018

Fish, bread and dairy price inflation falls

By Sophie Witts

Foodservice price inflation fell to 2.5% in January 2018 - the lowest figure since early last year - according to the CGA Prestige Foodservice Price Index.

Strong demand in the capital meant occupancy rose 2.8 per cent to 71.5 per cent

UK hotels enjoy strong January trading

By Sophie Witts

UK hotels have beaten the New Year slump and seen the strongest January in five years, with both room occupancy and yield increasing year on year in London and across the regions.

How to make the most of the drop in food inflation

How to make the most of the drop in food inflation

By Melodie Michel

Food inflation predictions have been lowered to 2 per cent for 2014, following favourable climatic conditions and price pressure in the retail sector. BigHospitality looks at how restaurants can make the most of the lowest inflation levels the market...

Confidence boost? Horizons expects consumer confidence to return in line with economic growth

Consumer confidence setback puts restaurants in ‘stop-start mode’

By Luke Nicholls

With latest figures showing that consumer confidence suffered an unexpected dip in the final quarter of 2013, foodservice consultancy Horizons believes the eating-out sector will remain in ‘stop-start mode’ until the economy has fully recovered. 

Food inflation to rise 3.8% in 2014

Food inflation to rise 3.8% in 2014

By Emma Eversham

Food inflation is predicted to rise by 3.8 per cent next year according to Prestige Purchasing with prices for beef, cheddar and wine in particular set to remain high.

Phonographic Performance Limited have delayed the initial proposals to increase fees

PPL delay proposals for recorded music fee hike

By Luke Nicholls

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) and other industry trade bodies have succeeded in halting proposals for huge fee rises in the playing of music in UK pubs and nightclubs.


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