Hitting the bottle: sector concerned about recycling proposals

The sector fears the new plastic recycling proposals announced yesterday (Monday 19 February) risk either eroding margins or hitting customers’ pockets, and undermining voluntary efforts the sector has already undertaken to cut down on the plastics scourge. The consultations announced propose bringing…

D&D London targets young people with major recruitment drive

My Hospitality World, a two-week programme, will offer a series of open-door events in a bid to address the industry’s growing skills gap and recruitment challenge. Activities which begins on 25 February will include a Flambé Masterclass, an Apprenticeship Taster evening, and…

Costa Coffee named world’s second strongest brand in the eating out sector

The coffee chain, which was last year sold by Whitbread to Coca-Cola in a £3.9bn deal​,​ rose from third to second in the brand strength ranking by leading valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance, ranked only behind fast food giant McDonald’s. The…

Costa Coffee named world’s second strongest brand in the eating out sector

The coffee chain, which was last year sold by Whitbread to Coca-Cola in a £3.9bn deal​,​ rose from third to second in the brand strength ranking by leading valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance, ranked only behind fast food giant McDonald’s. The…