All MCA Insight articles in July 2013 – Page 17

  • News

    Wardle leaves GK for Papa John’s


    Louise Wardle has stepped down as commercial director at Greene King to become international marketing director EMEI for Papa John’s

  • News

    Brains to apply more overt branding


    SA Brain is to apply more overt branding to its two mainstream managed concepts, Grills & More and Two for One, M&C Report has learnt

  • News

    BHS launches grab and go concept


    BHS, the Philip Green-owned department store chain, has opened a grab-and-go concept at its Trinity Leeds site

  • News

    Property firm markets seven pubs


    Freeholds of seven Midlands pubs with sit-in tenants have been placed on the market with Sidney Phillips

  • Opinion

    Smith swaps Spirit HR role for Tragus


    Catherine Smith has left Spirit Pub Company, where she was head of resourcing and central HR to join Tragus

  • News

    Salmon eyes six new operators for Worcester


    Salmon Harvester Opportunity Fund is looking to add new restaurant operators at Cathedral Plaza in Worcester

  • Analysis & Insight

    Training budgets need to increase to aid retention


    Nearly three-quarters (74%) of businesses working across the visitor economy believe there would be a notable impact on employee retention rates if training budgets were increased

  • News

    Pub trade backs vocational qualification


    A new Government-led vocational qualification for the hospitality sector is being seen as a “stepping stone” in getting apprenticeships “highly valued” in the pub trade

  • News

    More outlets display food hygiene rating


    The number of food businesses displaying their ‘Scores on the Doors’ rating has increased significantly for those with the top two ratings, but not for those with lower scores

  • News

    Soho House to open second Dirty Burger


    Soho House Group is to open a second site under its fledgling Dirty Burger brand in Tooting

  • Diary

    Five of seven pubs sell at auction


    Five out of the seven pubs that went under the hammer at an Allsop auction have sold, with all pubs selling above, or reaching, the guide price

  • News

    Upham Pubco expansion gathers pace


    Hampshire-based Upham Pub Company, the sister company to Upham Brewery, has acquired a further two pubs

  • News

    First pubs benefit from new community fund


    Two village pubs in West Cornwall who have been the first recipients of grants from Pub is The Hub’s new Community Services Fund have launched new services for their communities this week

  • News

    Griffiths reiterates VAT campaign skepticism


    Tory MP says: “Cutting taxes for the likes of Starbuck and KFC is not a prospect that will see Mr Osborne reaching for his cheque book”

  • News

    Osborne named Beer Drinker of the Year


    Chancellor recognised for his decision to cut the beer duty escalator, while Adnams’ head brewer Fergus Fitzgerald was named Brewer of the Year

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    Caffe Nero tops Which? taste test


    Caffe Nero, the Gerry Ford-led chain, has come out on top of a snapshot expert taste test of high street coffee chains by consumer watchdog Which?

  • News

    Councils: let us set licence fees


    Councils have urged the Government to move quickly to let them set their own licence fee levels for pubs, clubs and shops, which could cost operators and extra £100m

  • Diary

    Diary: Polpo, Wahaca, Heineken, BrewDog


    This week’s Diary includes more on burger concepts, Wahaca looking to go further into take-outs, giving schooners a chance, and BrewDog getting meaty. Better burgers part 213Before we all start getting burger-lash, Diary would like to add one or two more snippets to the current interest in the ...

  • News

    Hunt steps down from Krispy Kreme


    Rob Hunt, joint managing director of Krispy Kreme, has stepped down from the doughnut retailer

  • News

    Cains' flagship pub closes


    Cains’ flagship Doctor Duncan’s pub in Liverpool has closed, with lawyers, acting on behalf of the building’s owner, saying the lease had been terminated