Category Archives: News

Apprenticeships – Are they the Future for Business?

Attracting the right talent for any business – especially a fledgling one – is paramount, but the recruitment market has become more competitive with more school leavers than ever opting for Higher or Further Education, rather than the workplace.


Tips for keeping older people independent in their homes

As winter approaches, it’s an important time to be vigilant when it comes to older people living alone.  Remaining independent while ageing can sometimes be difficult, since we can – at some points – end up needing assistance with everyday tasks and chores.


While the second national lockdown will see on-trade operators close their doors for a month, there is an opportunity to use this time to prepare for the December trading period. There is likely to be consumer demand to get together and make the most of the Christmas season once restrictions are lifted.

REVEALED: Top 5 Most Profitable Food and Drink Items in the UK

It’s fair to say that the UK has a diverse selection of food preferences—some rather questionable, and some that are a popular preference among society. When faced with the question of “what food could you not live without?” you never have an easy answer.

Weʼre raising £300,000 to seek and fund treatment in Europe or USA for Aurora’s Refractory Burkitt’s Lymphoma.. @JustGiving


Aurora was diagnosed with Stage 4 Burkitt’s lymphoma in May this year. A cancer that had a 95% success rate in children and long lasting remission. After 4 gruelling cycles of intensive chemo, we were given the news that she was in remission, however this was short lived!

Why a stamp duty holiday extension is needed amid a second lockdown

Around 325,000 homebuyers who agree to purchase a property before the end of the year are expected to miss out on the stamp duty holiday

David Hannah, Founder and Principal Consultant of Cornerstone Tax, discusses why the holiday needs to be phased out in light of the second lockdown, as opposed to ‘cliff-edged’

Making liquor quicker industry first machine cuts cocktail making time in half 

Caffeine-based adventure sport brand Break Fluid has partnered with Liquidline to introduce a new cold brew coffee machine to market. The machine dispenses chilled, ready to drink coffee which is made from Break Fluid’s best selling coffee bean ‘Fuel Injector’.

co-cre8 launches a unique range of sustainably-sourced infrastructure to promote recycling and reuse 

co-cre8, one of the UK’s leading practioners in creating and implementing circular systems, has launched an innovative range of British-designed and manufactured infrastructure that will enable retailers, hospitality and foodservice operators and businesses to recycle more, provide better hygiene and encourage greater adoption of reuse.

Copy of Adopting a Blue Zone Lifestyle This Christmas

We all know one of the best ways to feel good in ourselves is to be healthy. What we put into our bodies has a huge impact on our mood, energy and body confidence. As we come up to the festive period, food can be a minefield for your health.

Pandemic Dating Sees 457% Increase in Outfit Woes

Recent Google search data has found that searches for “what to wear on a walking date” has increased by 457% in recent months.

Dreaming of a Green Christmas: Mastering a Vegan Christmas Dinner 

Veganism has certainly proved that it is no longer a niche fringe movement but a lifestyle choice that is here to stay. According to a survey by Finder, over two per cent of Britons are vegan.

Food and beverage inflation low but pricing uncertainty looms

Foodservice pricing reached its lowest point for 12 months in February with most food and beverage categories showing no or minimal year-on-year inflation.

But with the Covid-19 pandemic causing major disruption to global supply chains and prompting shutdowns of some industries and consumer sectors, it is likely that pricing will be volatile in the coming months.

Wagamama owner raises £57m in share places but warns some sites may not reopen

The Restaurant Group has raised £57m through a share placing aimed to provide the company with “sufficient” liquidity to continue to operate through the coronavirus crisis.

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the group, which is behind household names including Wagamama and Frankie and Benny’s, issued a “pessimistic scenario for the current financial year”, which assumed all restaurants and pubs will remain closed until the end of June and with the possibility that only 400 of its 600 sites will reopen.