All MCA Insight articles in March 2015 – Page 4

  • Enterprise Inns managed site

    ETI welcomes Royal Assent for Pubs Code


    Enterprise Inns has welcomed the granting of Royal Assent for the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill yesterday, which enshrines in law the introduction of a pubs code and adjudicator.

  • News

    VAT cut for foodservice ‘not feasible’


    A VAT cut for the foodservice sector is “not a feasible or realistic ask in the present economic climate” according to the Cut Tourism VAT campaign.

  • Parliament

    Government rejects bid to further strengthen ACV laws


    The Government has rejected recommendations to further strengthen asset-of-community-value (ACV) planning laws, refuting claims that the nomination process is lengthy and complex.

  • News

    McColl’s enters coffee-to-go market


    Convenience store chain, McColl’s is entering the coffee-to-go market with introduction of hot beverage machines in some of its stores.

  • News

    New York’s Serendipity 3 makes international debut


    Legendary New York celebrity haunt Serendipity 3 is going international with three outlets set to open in Dubai.

  • News

    Rone brothers return to Hereford pub sector


    A trio of brothers have returned to the pub trade a decade after selling their estate to SA Brain and told M&C Report they were actively seeking a second site.

  • KuPP

    Faucet Inns eyeing sites nationwide for KuPP


    Faucet Inn, the London-based multiple operator, is looking for sites across the UK to open its newest concept KuPP, an all-day Scandinavian inspired concept, nationwide with an initial target of 10 sites, M&C Report has learnt

  • News

    Les Gourmet des Ternes opens second UK site


    Landmark Paris restaurant Les Gourmet des Ternes is opening its second London site next month, M&C Report understands.

  • News

    Former Blumenthal protégé joins Lidl


    The former head chef of Heston Blumenthal’s Hinds Head pub has become chef in residence for discount supermarket chain Lidl.

  • News

    Kopparberg enters UK beer market for first time


    Swedish cider maker Kopparberg has entered UK beer market for the first time with the launch of a 300ml canned lager.

  • Steak and Flatbread

    Prezzo launches Spring menu


    Prezzo, the TPG Capital-owned restaurant group, has launcing its Spring menu on 2 April

  • News

    Masterchef star secures Greek Street site


    A star of the Australian version of Masterchef has snapped up a site in London’s Greek Street.

  • News

    Star appoints rates experts to help lessees


    Star Pubs & Bars has appointed ratings expert Humberts to help its lessees complete their business rates revaluation forms.

  • OMNINO Steak and chips

    What's the beef


    High beef prices are driving change at the centre of the plate, but to create winning menus, operators must first understand consumer demands. Darren Tristano reports.

  • Smith & Wollensky

    Smith & Wollensky planning second London site


    Nathan Evans, the man in charge of developing an international arm of high-end American steakhouse concept Smith & Wollensky, has said the group is already planning its second London site, ahead of opening at London’s Adelphi building in June

  • News

    Young's reveals more details of Bull & Gate


    Young’s has revealed more details of the £1m two-year investment into the Bull & Gate, which will open next month.

  • News

    Double accolade for Hogs Back


    Hogs Back Brewery, the Surrey based craft brewer has won regional and national awards from CAMRA and SIBA for its craft brews

  • Harris + Hoole

    H+H scoops menu innovation award


    Harris + Hoole, the coffee shop venture from the founders of Taylor St Barista, has been awarded the Menu Innovation and Development Award for the coffee shop category for the second year in a row at the MIDAS awards

  • Pizza Rossa

    Pizza Rossa eyeing smaller format stores


    Pizza Rossa, the artisanal pizza by the slice concept from Corrado Accardi, is close to securing a site in a retail complex in east London as part of plans to introduce the concept to smaller sites, M&C Report has learnt.

  • News

    New York Coffee Club doubles outdoor catering


    New York Coffee Club (NYCC), the coffee shop backed by singer Peter Andre, is launching a second mobile unit to cater for festivals and outdoor events while looking relocate its Brighton store, M&C Report has learnt