All MCA Insight articles in July 2013 – Page 6

  • News

    Government plans to shake up apprenticeship funding


    Employers could be funded directly to purchase the apprenticeship training they want as part of proposals from the Government

  • News

    Shilling Group expansion continues


    The Shilling Group, the independent pub and bar group, has secured its seventh site in Scotland and its first in the Scottish Borders

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    “Farm to table” concept secures Ransome’s Dock


    Popular South London restaurant Ransome’s Dock has been sold to new “farm to table” concept Source for £110k

  • News

    Waney family plan fast food concept


    The Waney family, which founded Zuma, Roka and Le Petite Maison, is looking to launch a new fast food concept called Stixx Yakitori

  • News

    JDW performed 'better than expected'


    Analysts have given a positive response to JD Wetherspoon’s results yesterday, describing them as better than expected

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    Sheps: K&N deal, reorganisation, redundancy threat


    Shepherd Neame has announced a reorganisation of its board as it reached a 10-year logistics agreement with Kuehne + Nagel, in a move that will see the departure of production and distribution director Tom Falcon and is likely to result in a “limited number” of redundancies as 57 employees enter consultation

  • News

    BISL warns over negative impact of Blackpool EMRO


    Business in Sport and Leisure (BISL) believes the introduction of the EMRO will have a negative effect for all aspects of the leisure industry in Blackpool

  • News

    Marston's Destination & Premium LFLs up 6%


    Marston’s has reported “strong” trading performance in its most recent trading period, with like-for-like sales in its Destination and Premium pubs up 6% in the 10 weeks to 20 July

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    Fuller's sales driven up by food and accommodation


    Fuller, Smith & Turner has reported strong Q1 trading “aided by the recent spell of glorious weather”

  • News

    Improved weather aids AG Barr sales growth


    AG Barr, the maker of Irn-Bru, has reported that it continued to grow “well ahead of the market” in the six-month period to date

  • News

    Britvic grows sales thanks to a focus on value


    Britvic has reported Q3 sales growth of 4.4% in the UK thanks to a focus on value over volume

  • News

    Hospitality Guild launches training kitemark


    The Hospitality Guild has launched a new kitemark system to help organisations promote their commitment to training and developing staff

  • News

    Foreign satellite checks on pubs to grow


    The Premier League has appointed ID Inquiries to carry out investigations into the unauthorised and illegal use of foreign satellite systems in pubs in the UK

  • Diary

    Diary: JDW, Young's, BrewDog, M&B, Union Ventures


    This week’s Diary includes next steps for Bobby Hashemi, Youngs’ Ram Brewery finally getting approval for redevelopment, Tim Martin on dogs and caravans, and the world’s biggest carvery crawl. Pizza the action A lot of speculation has been building up about what the first project Bobby Hashemi, the former ...

  • Luminar Pryzm

    Luminar to rebrand Oceana as Pryzm


    Luminar, the country’s biggest nightclub operator, has revealed a new brand identity for its 10 Oceana nightclubs, which will be renamed Pryzm

  • News

    Enterprise strengthens commercial team


    Enterprise Inns has confirmed the appointment of James Armitage as it new head of marketing as part of two new roles it has created within its commercial team

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    Martin: many pubs are greatly over-rented


    JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has told M&C Report that a lot of pubs are still “greatly over-rented” as a legacy of the last financial boom. Martin also suggested that consumer confidence may have “turned a corner”

  • News

    Wahaca to launch Burrito Mama


    Wahaca is to open a new takeaway burrito concept adjacent to its upcoming opening at London’s One New Change called Burrito Mama

  • News

    Banana Tree secures expansion fund


    Banana Tree, the pan-Oriental restaurant operator, plans to open a further five to six sites over the next two years after securing a new £2m bank facility

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    Jack: Improving outlook at Enterprise


    A leading analyst has said that he expects Q3 LFL net income at Enterprise Inns to be down around 1%, reflecting self-help initiatives and improving LFL weather