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Legal Showdown Over Broiler Chicken Welfare

Legal Showdown Over Broiler Chicken Welfare

Posted by Emma on 15th Dec 2023

In a move for animal welfare, activists are reigniting their legal battle against the use of fast-growing broiler chickens. This latest court challenge, spearheaded by Humane League UK, is schedule … read more
​HMRC Sharpens Focus on the Hot Food Sector

​HMRC Sharpens Focus on the Hot Food Sector

Posted by Emily on 14th Dec 2023

The HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has launched a targeted VAT compliance campaign focusing on the hot food and catering industry. This move aligns with HMRC's strategy of periodically concentrati … read more
​Millers moves into street food

​Millers moves into street food

Posted by Emily on 14th Dec 2023

In the space of just two months, Nick Miller has launched two successful street food concepts, spin-offs of his third-generation, family-run, award-winning fish and chip shop Millers in Haxby. Of … read more
Unilever's Environmental Claims in the Spotlight

Unilever's Environmental Claims in the Spotlight

Posted by Emily on 13th Dec 2023

Unilever, the household name behind Marmite and Hellmann's mayonnaise, is currently under the lens of the U.K.'s Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA). The investigation is focused on assessing … read more
​SSP's Strong Recovery Spurs Dividend Return

​SSP's Strong Recovery Spurs Dividend Return

Posted by Emily on 5th Dec 2023

In a remarkable rebound from the pandemic, SSP Group has announced the resumption of dividend payments, signifying a robust recovery in travel-related demand. The catering giant, specialising in ai … read more
​Marston's Finds Success Away from City Centres

​Marston's Finds Success Away from City Centres

Posted by Emily on 5th Dec 2023

Marston's has strategically distanced itself from city centre pubs, acknowledging the unpredictable demand in these areas. The company's preliminary results for the 52 weeks ending 30 September 202 … read more
​McMakeover: The New Era of McDonald's Burgers

​McMakeover: The New Era of McDonald's Burgers

Posted by Emma on 3rd Dec 2023

In a bold move to redefine fast-food excellence, McDonald's has embarked on a seven-year journey to overhaul its hallmark burger, reinvigorating its place in the fiercely competitive hamburger mark … read more
​The Evolution of Christmas Pudding

​The Evolution of Christmas Pudding

Posted by Emma on 27th Nov 2023

Let's take a stroll down memory lane and chat about a holiday classic: Christmas Pudding. You know, that famous yet often misunderstood dish, also known as plum pudding or figgy pudding. It's the s … read more
​Spotted Dick: A Sweet Trip Down Memory Lane

​Spotted Dick: A Sweet Trip Down Memory Lane

Posted by Emma on 27th Nov 2023

Have you ever wondered about the story behind Spotted Dick? Grab a cuppa and a slice of spotted dick, and let's find out how it came to be. Remember when life was simpler, and dessert was the … read more
​McDonald's UK's Response to Rising Disruptions

​McDonald's UK's Response to Rising Disruptions

Posted by Emma on 25th Nov 2023

In recent months, several McDonald's locations in the UK have faced a significant challenge: addressing anti-social behaviour by teenagers. This has led to some drastic measures being implemented a … read more
​Zero Plus - a new premium proposition

​Zero Plus - a new premium proposition

Posted by Emily on 23rd Nov 2023

Zohaib Hussain spared no effort in renovating his takeaway, Zero Plus Fish Bar in Cardiff, earlier this year, with the intention of boosting business. With a desire to have a shop he c … read more
​The UK Autumn Statement 2023

​The UK Autumn Statement 2023

Posted by Emily on 22nd Nov 2023

In a decisive move to bolster the UK economy amidst the challenges of stagflation, the government's Autumn Statement outlines a comprehensive growth strategy. This plan focuses on stimulating busin … read more
​The Urgent Call to Freeze Business Rates

​The Urgent Call to Freeze Business Rates

Posted by Emma on 19th Nov 2023

Imagine walking down your favourite high street only to find your go-to café or that quirky little shop you love shuttered for good. That's the kind of crisis brewing in the hospitality, retail, an … read more