All MCA Insight articles in March 2015 – Page 7

  • News

    ETI appoints former Prudential FD to board


    Enterprise Inns has appointed former finance director at the Prudential Group Marisa Cassoni as a non-executive director.

  • News

    NewRiver buys Blackburn retail park for £14.6m


    NewRiver Retail Limited, the UK REIT specialising in the UK food and value sector, has bought Lower Audley Street Retail Park in Blackburn – home to Burger King, Chiquitos and Frankie & Benny’s - for £14.6m.

  • News

    Pub is the Hub secures £100k funding


    Pub is the Hub has secured a £100,000 injection of funding from the Government for its Community Services Fund that will go directly to pubs that are looking to diversify.

  • Hook Norton

    Hook Norton secures first managed site


    Adrian Staley, managing director of Oxfordshire-based brewer and pub operator Hook Norton has told M&C Report the company has secured its first managed site and is actively seeking further acquisitions.

  • News

    HospitalityGEM signs up Bath Ales, Shoryu Ramen and Ideal Collection


    HospitalityGEM has signed up eight new foodservice sector clients.

  • Parliament

    Labour to promise no VAT rise


    The Labour party has pledged not to increase VAT if it wins the election saying hikes “hit pensioners and the poorest hardest”

  • News

    Jubo secures second site


    Korean restaurant, Jubo Canteen, has secured its second London site at Exmouth Market on the former GB Pizza Co site

  • News

    Marco's New York Italian confirmed for Leicestershire


    The newest New York Italian restaurant under the Marco Pierre White franchise is to open in Kegworth, Leicestershire on 3 April at the Best Western Premier Yew Lodge Hotel

  • News

    Yummy launches dedicated job site


    Yummy Pub Company, the multiple pub operator, has launched a dedicated job website to attract new talent to work within the currently eight-strong company

  • News

    TCG boost coffee offer


    Managed pub and bar operator TCG has launched a range of new coffee flavours and announced it will continue its Barista of the Year programme.

  • News

    Wrap it Up! to launch crowdfunding campaign


    Wrap it Up! the gourmet wrap concept is launching a crowdfunding campaign via Crowdcube to raise £400,000 to enable its expansion plans including the centralised production kitchen that will have the capacity to serve up to 100 stores

  • News

    Smart meters can save more than £1m in food waste


    A smart-meter that helps chefs measure and manage food waste has saved hospitality caterers an estimated combined total of £1m, the manufacturer has claimed

  • News

    Thaikhun Oxford confirmed


    Thaikuhn, part of The Thai Leisure Group, has confirmed it will open in Oxford on George Street at the end of April

  • News

    Crowdcube launches Sprint for start-up businesses


    Crowd funding platform Crowdcube has launched a vehicle specifically for start-up businesses to raise finance

  • News

    Camerons launches beer duty charity drive


    Camerons, the North East brewer and pub operator, is offering customer the chance to receive their 1p a pint beer duty cut or donate it to a local charity.

  • News

    Thorley buys two Thanet freeholds


    Thorley Taverns, the Kent-based pub, restaurant and hotel group, has bought the freehold of two of the pubs in estate from Thanet Council for more than £1m

  • intu Lakeside

    Intu to add Travelodge at Lakeside


    A 74-room Travelodge hotel will be built at intu’s Lakeside shopping centre in Thurrock, Essex after signing a 25 year lease for a five-storey hotel at one end of the Alexandra Lake within the grounds of the retail complex

  • News

    Hungryhouse reveal top 10 UK takeaways

    2015-03-24T08:00:00Z, the online food ordering platform, has named Firecracker Chinese takeaway as the winner of its Top Takeaway 2015 campaign, following an online analysis of restaurant popularity, customer reviews, star ratings, return rates and hygiene standards

  • News

    Diageo launches new products across key brands


    Diageo has launched a range of new flavours, products and variants across its most popular brands including Smirnoff, Pimm’s, Captain Morgan, Gordon’s, Guinness and Cîroc.

  • Essenden

    Essenden reveals ‘preliminary approach’ from Harwood


    Essenden, the ten-pin bowling operator, has confirmed it has received a preliminary approach from Harwood Capital regarding a takeover.