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Industry reacts to new 'unfair tipping' consultation

Bars and restaurants could be banned from adding discretionary service charges to bills, and forced to pay all tips to staff in full, under the terms

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Learning from Lidl: Tips from the off-trade

On-trade and off-trade aren’t the polar opposites they might seem.

Wine

Wine Temperature? There’s an App for That!

A German technology firm claims to have come up with an app that would make questions about wine's serving temperature a thing of the past.'How Cool A

Spirits & Cocktails

The drinks world pays tribute to cocktail legend Dick Bradsell

The global drinks community is in mourning following the news of bartender Dick Bradsell's passing this last weekend, with countless tributes and stor

Wine

The Ritz creates Perrier-Jouët commis sommelier role

The Ritz London and champagne house Perrier-Jouët have teamed up to create a one-of-a-kind commis sommelier position, and recruitment is now open.The

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Opinion: The hospitality industry lacks mentors

God I am a very lucky guy. I regularly get given advice by the owners of my business.

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Tip for tat: Tipping policy

The summer saw a raft of negative stories about tipping practices in the UK.

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Temp hospitality work app Syft launches

A new hospitality recruitment mobile phone app called Syft has launched to provide cost-effective solutions for temporary workers in the UK.Describing

Wine

The Ritz creates Perrier-Jouët commis sommelier role

The Ritz London and champagne house Perrier-Jouët have teamed up to create a one-of-a-kind commis sommelier position, and recruitment is now open.The

News

Opinion: The hospitality industry lacks mentors

God I am a very lucky guy. I regularly get given advice by the owners of my business.

News

Tip for tat: Tipping policy

The summer saw a raft of negative stories about tipping practices in the UK.

News

Temp hospitality work app Syft launches

A new hospitality recruitment mobile phone app called Syft has launched to provide cost-effective solutions for temporary workers in the UK.Describing

Wine

Opinion: Natural wine nightmare before Christmas

We had a nightmare before Christmas at Hakkasan last year: our most important wine by glass (a Sancerre) suddenly developed a serious fault.

Spirits & Cocktails

Opinion: Adding value through storytelling

Getting folks to sip and savour rum that has the same reactivity as gunpowder can be rather tricky.Usually, when I ask folks to put their nose near a

Wine

Opinion: Natural wine nightmare before Christmas

We had a nightmare before Christmas at Hakkasan last year: our most important wine by glass (a Sancerre) suddenly developed a serious fault.

Spirits & Cocktails

Opinion: Adding value through storytelling

Getting folks to sip and savour rum that has the same reactivity as gunpowder can be rather tricky.Usually, when I ask folks to put their nose near a