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READY TO ‘PAR-TEA’ AT FRIDAYS!

FRIDAYS LAUNCHES NEW LONG ISLAND ICED TEA BANK HOLIDAY SPECIAL MENU

28 April 2022: Fridays, part of newly listed Hostmore plc, has announced a new range of Long Island Iced Teas which will be available on every bank holiday weekend in 2022.

The cheapest unit of energy is the one you do not consume

New report reveals vital considerations to mitigate soaring commercial energy prices.

With much volatility and uncertainty in the energy market today, partially due to the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, businesses must remain agile when it comes to monitoring and managing their energy. 

Inspired by modern living, Smeg UK releases innovative new oven accessories unlocking a host of new cooking techniques and potentials 

Following the highly anticipated announcement of state-of-the-art revolutionary cooking technology, Galileo, Italian appliance brand, Smeg, is pleased to announce the release of three new cutting edge oven accessories. A new double-sided BBQ plate, air fryer tray and pizza stone have been designed to fit inside any of Smeg’s 60cm cavities within all built-in ovens and range cookers, amplifying their capabilities. For those who desire a more minimalistic kitchen look these products avoid the need for unsightly additional appliances that take up precious worktop space. The three accessories are the perfect solution for city living and compact kitchens alike, enabling the user to take their cooking techniques to new heights and perfect a range of delicious dishes.

Got a Gut Feeling: How to Keep Your Guts Healthy

According to the ancient world, vital parts of our soul resided both inside the gut and in other essential organs. The ancient Greek and Roman theories may not have been strictly true, but what is certain is that our guts are home to billions of fungi and bacteria.

Wellbeing Balance: How Managers Can Look After Their Own Mental Health

Focus on employees’ wellbeing is often at the forefront of forward-thinking, caring businesses. In fact, as company owners or managers, you have a duty to ensure that your team is comfortable. Not only is this vital for their own physical and mental health, but it can also help uplift the productivity and efficiency of the business too.

The Challenges of Solo Shifts: How to Limit Loneliness at Work

Setting up a new business and embarking on a solo adventure can be truly exciting. You are fully independent and can often manage your working day in a personalised way that best suits your tasks and needs. But, as the saying goes, “not all that glitters is gold”.

The Roaring 20s: The Ultimate Speakeasy Cocktail Guide

American cult novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald celebrates its 95th anniversary this year, which was turned into an intoxicating motion picture full of vibrant colours, glamour, and rebellion. Now that we have entered 2020, it would only make sense to repeat an iconic period of western culture. A time of legendary fashion and illegal drinking in speakeasies during prohibition, some of the best cocktails came out of these dry times, becoming timeless favourites that will tantalise all taste buds.

Mother of all Meals: Brits make up for lost time with more than 70% of the nation planning to treat their Mum to a meal out next weekend

  • Following two “at home” Mother’s Days as a result of the pandemic, data from OpenTable shows a 53%1 increase in reservations compared to 2019
  • The Survey unveils that, on average, UK consumers are planning to spend £642 on their Mums this year
  • OpenTable reveals its Top 50 Best Restaurants for Brunch and Sunday Lunch in the UK3 ahead of the special day

Gear Up like an Olympian: Essentials for a Winter Ski Holiday

Do you find yourself beyond excited about your winter ski holiday but dreading packing? You’re not alone.

FOR BEST VEGAN OPTIONS IN OXFORSHIRE OR BRISTOL: MOLLIE’S MOTEL & DINER

Mollie’s Motel & Diner (www.mollies.com), the ‘budget-luxe’ concept by Soho House has recently launched in Bristol and Oxfordshire and I wanted to put some of their delicious vegan options on your readers radar.

Beat the winter blues with some winter sun at Egypt’s Somabay!

London, 12 January 2022: Offering year-round sunshine and endless fun for the whole family, Somabay is the perfect destination to beat the winter blues. Offering virtually 365 days of sunshine a year, there is no better way to escape the cold winter months than with Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera, Somabay.  

PIGEON POST BAR & EATERY AT HILTON COLOGNE by THDP

A place to return home and set off, a place to connect people from all over the world.

A culinary and social hub – ideal to mingle, relax or work in Cologne’s city heart.

Global Citizen Solutions announce the world’s best passports for Quality of Life in 2022

Sweden ranks on top followed by Finland, Denmark and Canada 

London, 5 January 2022 – Global Citizen Solutions, a data-driven immigration investment consultancy firm headquartered in the UK and Portugal, with offices worldwide announced the release of its first-ever Quality of Life Index *.  Conducted using a robust quantitative scoring system across several criteria and categories, the Quality of Life Index, accounts for the overall standard of living that a nation can offer, focusing on the aspects that make a country ‘desirable’ for expats, international retirees, and digital nomads. 

Harrison Bathrooms invests in new warehouse to reach £40 million turnover in 2022

Following a period of extensive growth, Harrison Bathrooms, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of bathroom products to retailers and distributors, has attained a new warehouse to support business expansion in 2022.

The Yorkshire-based business has acquired the warehouse space in North Leeds to increase storage capacity, to hold an additional 5,000 pallets, to better service its customers around the UK.

Rutland Hall Hotel Spa appoints new Restaurant and Bar Manager following rebranding

A unique resort hotel set in the heart of Rutland has announced the appointment of a new Restaurant and Bar Manager following its recent rebranding, as it brings in new expertise to ensure it delivers a consistently high standard of guest experience.

Rutland Hall Hotel & Spa is delighted to welcome to the team Alex-Aurel Kurani, who will assist in reinvigorating the hotel’s offering ahead of its New Blossoms Restaurant launch in December 2021.

How Temporary Offices Can Change the Landscape of Workspaces

In recent years, the definition of what constitutes a workspace has been shifting. As such, business owners are becoming more aware of the alternatives to traditional office space.

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have embraced the benefits of socially distanced working. According to a study by the Office of National Statistics, 69.6 per cent of employees in 2020 were completing duties at home. Working at home has been useful for some industries, however, others could not rely on this adjustment. For example, only 14.9 per cent of workers in sectors such as care and leisure worked from home.

How America compares to the rest of world in food marketing?

In the USA, food is the top priority. The country has undertaken food marketing tactics unlike the rest of the world.

It could be argued that this contributes to America’s high obesity rate, which is at 36.2% and making it the 12th highest in the world. While the US government implemented tacticss to encourage healthier lifestyles, amongst the population, including the Let’s Move campaign, there are still marketers, which are targeting Americans with junk food at a high rate.

Delphina hotels & resorts named ‘World’s Leading Green Independent Hotel Group’ at the World Travel Awards 2021

Delphina hotels & resorts, the family-run chain of 5* and 4* hotels, resorts and residences in the North of Sardinia, has officially been named as the ‘World’s Leading Green Independent Hotel Group’ at the World Travel Awards 2021. This major new world title follows four additional accolades for Delphina at the World Travel Awards 2021 including ‘Italy’s Leading Hotel Group’, Valle dell’Erica Resort reconfirmed as ‘Europe’s Leading Green Resort’ and ‘Italy’s Leading Green Resort’, as well as Resort & SPA Le Dune crowned ‘Italy’s Leading Beach Resort’.

Angelic Diamonds Reveals the UK’s Most Popular Wedding Destinations in New Interactive @angelicdiamonds

Halo engagement ring retailer Angelic Diamonds has launched a new online platform that offers a breakdown of the UK’s most popular wedding destinations.

With many couples looking to combine their dream wedding with an exotic holiday, and now that travel restrictions are being eased, a destination wedding holds more allure than ever.

Hospitality rollercoaster continues

Hospitality employers need urgent help from the Government according to the latest analysis from an independent economist.

With a new wave of cancellations hitting UK hotels, and dining out at the lowest level since May, there are fears that the hospitality workforce is suffering a repeat of December 2020, but without the support of the furlough scheme to prop it up.

Experience the best of Mayfair at InterContinental London Park Lane this Christmas with a Hyde Park Winter Wonderland staycation adventure

This Christmas, InterContinental London Park Lane has exclusively partnered with London’s annual family favourite festive celebration, Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, to create the ultimate staycation experience in London. This festive package available from Monday-Thursday includes accommodation at InterContinental London Park Lane, entry to Winter Wonderland, an exhilarating ice skating session under twinkling lights, a romantic ride on the Giant Wheel boasting views across London and entrance to the enchanting Magical Ice Kingdom. 

7 quirky catering ideas for corporate events

Whether it’s a creamy berry quinoa parfait or a mediterranean morning scramble washed down with an avo-shake, power breakfasts are all the rage. Long gone are the days when Del Trotter could classify as a young urban professional. The fictional Only Fools and Horses star referred to himself as a ‘yuppie’, indulging in a combination of Pina Colada, Castella cigars, and cooked full English breakfasts on a daily basis. If the wheeler dealer from Peckham were to try and fit in with the health-conscious business men and women of the 21st century he would struggle.

Döner Shack launches restaurant in prime Manchester location

A new German street food concept, Döner Shack, is taking Manchester by storm with the opening of its second restaurant on 22nd November 2021.