Please see below our roundup of this weekend’s newspapers: Little Chef to spend £30m on revamp to include drive-throughs and more diners Little Chef will spend £30 million on a revamp that will include offering a McDonald’s-style drive through service and takeaways. The chain of roadside diners – famously endorsed by former Prime Minister Sir John Major and popular for its Olympic breakfast fry-up – intends to transform its 162 sites over the next five years. It also has plans to open at least 55 more restaurants. As part of the rebranding the chef in the logo has lost the tray and dish cover he carried in his hand. Owner R Capital, the turnround investor that saved Little Chef from going bust in 2007, has appointed Graham Sims, BP’s former retail director, as chairman. Sims, who set up the Wild Bean Café in BP petrol stations, is hoping to turn Little Chef, which had about ten million customers last year, into the leading roadside diner. And for the first time since Little Chef was founded in 1958 with a single restaurant in Reading, Berkshire, franchise sites will be offered. The Mail on Sunday Lobbyist link of MP seeking beer tax cut David Cameron is facing calls to toughen up rules governing the influence of businesses in politics after two of his MPs were accused of a potential conflict of interest. In one case a Conservative MP has lobbied for a cut in beer tax while being paid more than £30,000 a year by a consultancy whose clients include a brewer and a pub company. A joint investigation by the Sunday Times and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has revealed how some MPs, while abiding by parliamentary rules, remain vulnerable to accusations of conflicts of interest. Robin Walker, the Conservative MP for Worcester, has written to George Osborne, the chancellor, urging him to reduce duty on “ordinary pints”. At the time, Walker was receiving monthly payments of £2,500 from Finsbury, a PR and lobbying firm whose clients include Carlsberg and the restaurant and pub company Mitchells & Butlers. The Sunday Times Sam and Holly’s booster If you’re going to make it in the cut-throat world of soft drinks, it helps to have a brand name that commands attention. Pussy, the energy drink, ticks that box. Now the drink can count on a couple of other stand-out names as it attempts to take the beverage world by storm. Holly and Sam Branson, the 29 and 26-year-old offspring of you know who, have invested in the business. The Sunday Times Cameron: I back UK business The Prime Minister is to make a concerted bid for the “pro-business” agenda this week in his keynote speech to the Conservative Party conference where he will lay out plans to back growing companies. David Cameron will say that the Government will support entrepreneurs and risk-takers in sharp contrast to Ed Miliband’s speech last week when the Leader of the Opposition said that the state should make judgements between “good” and “bad” businesses. The Prime Minister will say that the Government does have a coherent strategy for growth despite criticism yesterday from Andrew Tyrie, the Tory chairman of the Treasury Select Committee. Mr Tyrie said that the present plans from the Government were not credible and that policies around the “Big Society” and localism got in the way of the growth agenda. The Sunday Telegraph EU row over breastfeeding break plans European Union proposals giving new mothers the right to breastfeeding breaks lasting up to three hours a day are “ridiculous” and should be blocked, a leading employers’ group has warned. The manufacturers’ body, the EEF, is to write to Ed Davey, the employment minister, to urge him to make sure the “daft” plans – currently being discussed in Brussels – never come into effect in the UK, The Sunday Telegraph understands. The Sunday Telegraph Bank urged to restart QE at once Weak economic prospects set to be highlighted this week could prompt the Bank of England to pump more money into the British economy in an attempt to kick start the stalling recovery. The Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) could vote on Thursday to spend a further £50bn on assets, on top of the £200bn it spent between March 2009 and January 2010, to try and boost growth during the recession. The Sunday Telegraph Tchenguiz sets up investigation firm Vincent Tchenguiz, the property entrepreneur being investigated by the Serious Fraud Office, is setting up a corporate intelligence and investigation business drawing on the experience he has gained following his arrest. The new company, which has yet to be incorporated, is called Blue Cube. It will work in conjunction with some of Mr Tchenguiz’s existing businesses, specialising in defence offset contracts. The Sunday Telegraph New record for October as Britain sizzles in the sunshine Most of Britain basked in glorious heat yesterday as the mercury hit an all-time high in several parts of the country, prompting sunseekers to head en masse for the coast. During the afternoon the reported temperature at RAF Finningley, Yorkshire, reached 30C (86F), beating the previous record of 29.4C set on 1 October 1985, in March, Cambridgeshire. The Observer, Sunday Le Caprice celebrates three decades The London restaurant Le Caprice celebrates its 30th birthday this week by reopening after a makeover. Director Jesus Adorno has been with the business, which is now part of Richard Caring’s restaurant empire, for 30 years. Meanwhile, Caring, who also owns the Ivy, plans to open the UK’s version of Balthazar next year and is one of more than 20 who have bid to take over the old Oriel Brasserie at 50 Slone Square. The Independent on Sunday Gordon nails it TV chef Gordon Ramsay is moving into the beauty business by opening a nail and beauty salon. Called It’s All About the Girl, the salon will offer manicures, pedicures, tanning and waxing treatments. The Sunday Mirror Cigarette vending machines banned Children will find it more difficult to buy cigarettes as vending machines selling tobacco will be officially banned in England today. According to the British Heart Foundation (BHF), around 200,000 young people start smoking regularly in England each year and 11 per cent of 11- to 15-year-old regular smokers in England and Wales get their cigarettes from vending machines. The charity, which has been campaigning for the ban to cut off the easy source of tobacco, said more than half (56 per cent) of trading standards test purchases with under-age volunteers resulted in successful sales from vending machines in 2010/11. The Independent, Saturday New £50 note to be introduced in November A new-style £50 note with enhanced security features will come into circulation in November, the Bank of England said today. It will celebrate the renowned 18th century business partnership of entrepreneur Matthew Boulton and engineer James Watt. The release will mark the first time two portraits have appeared together on the back of a Bank of England bank note. A range of new security features have been incorporated into the design. The Independent, Saturday Tesco to unveil weakest UK sales for two decades The supermarket giant Tesco is expected to post its weakest underlying UK sales for about 20 years on Wednesday, laying bare the depressed state of spending in the grocery sector. On the same day, its rival Sainsbury’s will also unveil anaemic figures as it and other supermarkets suffer from falling sales volumes. Tesco is forecast to post a fall in UK like-for-like sales, excluding fuel and VAT, of between 0.5 per cent and 2 per cent over the 13 weeks to 27 August, compared with an actual fall of 0.1 per cent in the previous quarter. The Independent, Saturday Irish whiskey delivers boost to Grant’s bottom line Mixing Scotch and Irish whiskies would doubtless upset the purest, but last year’s acquisition of Tullamore Dew has boosted profits at the family owned distiller of Glenfiddich single malt. William Grant & Sons, which also owns Grant’s and the Balvenie, reported a 28% increase in 2010 profits yesterday to £132.4m on the back of the E300 (£260m) purchase of the spirits division of C&C Group, the Irish cidermaker, in April last year. The deal, which gave the company an international whiskey sold in 80 markets, including Germany, Spain, Eastern Europe and America, was also a big factor in the 14% rise in turnover reported by William Grant, to £951.5m. The Times, Saturday Hair of the dog as pub sells pets’ brew It would be hard to get legless on the Dog Beer at a Yorkshire pub – not least as it is for customers with four legs. Michelle Fenton, of the White Lion Inn in Delph, serves beer-flavoured water to keep dogs happy while owners are at the pub’s real ale festival. The Times, Saturday Minimum wage rises by 15p to £6.08 an hour The minimum wage has risen by 15p to £6.08 an hour for adults aged over 21. The adult rate jumps by 15p to £6.08 from today, by 6p to £4.98 for 18- to 20-year-olds, and up by 4p to £3.68 for 16- and 17-year-olds, while the apprentice rate goes up by 10p to £2.60. The minimum wage change follows a recommendation by the Low Pay Commission which was accepted by ministers in April. The Telegraph, Saturday Cameron vow to slash red tape in a drive for growth David Cameron promises today to slash red tape in an attempt to boost the faltering economy. In an article for the Daily Mail on the eve of the Conservative Party conference, the Prime Minister insists he will not budge from the Coalition’s austerity measures. But he concedes deficit reduction "must be accompanied by a plan for jobs too" – a tacit admission that the Government has not done enough to promote growth. Mr Cameron promises further cuts in corporation tax and says the Government is "getting to grips" with employment regulations. Chancellor George Osborne will announce at the conference in Manchester that the law is to be changed so that workers will find it more difficult to sue their bosses. The Daily Mail, Saturday Berry Bros Scotches downturn fears It has survived the great depression and two world wars having dispensed fine wines and scotch in London’s St James since 1698. Latest accounts for the Queen’s wine merchant, Berry Brothers & Rudd, show the firm, which has counted Lord Byron and William Pitt the Younger as former customers, shrugged off the downturn as rich customers continued to quaff its fine wines. Profits surged to £28.3m from £6m inflated by the sale of its Cutty Sark whisky to the Edrington Group for the year to March 2011. The Daily Mail, Saturday