News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.
CH&Co undergoes refinancing and fundraise to support business as it exits lockdown
CH&Co has undergone a refinancing and fundraise to support the business as it exits lockdown and rebuilds over the coming month. "
Compass launches £2b equity raise to weather coronavirus crisis
Compass has launched a £2b equity raise to allow it to “weather” the profound impact of the coronavirus crisis.
Las Iguanas and Bella Italia owner appoints advisers
The owner of the Las Iguanas, Café Rouge and Bella Italia brands has appointed financial advisers with all restructuring options understood to be on the table.
Winding-up petitions increase by 165% in 2020, with further surge expected when ban ends
The number of winding-up petitions issued against restaurants increased by 165% in the first four-and-a-half months of 2020, with a further surge expected when the government’s temporary ban is ended. "
Patricia Yates on how VisitBritain plans to bring tourism back
UK tourism looks set to lose a staggering £22b in tourist spending, putting thousands of jobs and businesses at risk. Patricia Yates, acting chief executive of VisitBritain, explains to Emma Lake that offering reassurance and an agile response to demand[...]
Alain Roux follows in his father's footsteps to become Hospitality Action patron
Industry charity Hospitality Action has welcomed Alain Roux as a patron as he takes on the mantle from his father Michel.