Emma Lake

Emma Lake

News Editor

News editor, specialising in restaurants and foodservice.

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Book review: For the Love of the Sea, compiled by Jenny Jefferies

29 April 2021 by

Recent reports of the fishing industry and the seafood caught off the British coastline have usually been framed in the context of arduous Brexit negotiations and disputes over quotas, a backdrop that even a large haul of freshly harvested oysters[...]

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No-shows once again dampen joy of reopening for some businesses

13 April 2021 by

No-shows have once again dampened the partial reopening of hospitality, with some operators reporting diners failing to honour their bookings.

Gordon Ramsay announces new site, saying ‘we have to get this economy kickstarted’ News

Gordon Ramsay announces new site, saying ‘we have to get this economy kickstarted’

30 October 2020 by

Gordon Ramsay has announced plans to open a new Street Pizza site in London’s Southwark, as[...]

Mayor of London calls for action to save hospitality jobs as redundancies rise News

Mayor of London calls for action to save hospitality jobs as redundancies rise

30 October 2020 by

The mayor of London has called for further support to save hospitality jobs amid warnings redundancies[...]

PizzaExpress to cut 1,300 jobs in the UK News

PizzaExpress to cut 1,300 jobs in the UK

29 October 2020 by

PizzaExpress will cut 1,300 jobs across its UK estate as Covid-19 continues to impact trading.

Details of financial support for Scottish businesses 'urgently needed' News

Details of financial support for Scottish businesses 'urgently needed'

29 October 2020 by

Details of the financial support available across Scotland’s new five-tier system are urgently needed, UKHospitality has[...]

All in the family: the next generation of the Stein empire Restaurant

All in the family: the next generation of the Stein empire

28 October 2020

While Jill and Rick might be the most recognisable Stein names, the events of this year have seen Ed, Jack and Charlie take a step up. We find out how the younger Stein generation is preparing for the new era.

Salary threshold for migrant workers to settle in the UK reduced News

Salary threshold for migrant workers to settle in the UK reduced

26 October 2020

The £35,800 minimum salary requirement for migrant workers to apply for settlement in the UK has been reduced.

Reviews: Afternoon Tea by Rose leaves Gaby Soutar wondering if founder Rose Gregory is “genius or magician News

Reviews: Afternoon Tea by Rose leaves Gaby Soutar wondering if founder Rose Gregory is “genius or magician"

26 October 2020 by

Afternoon Tea by Rose, available in Leith and Edinburgh, leaves Gaby Soutar of The Scotsman wondering[...]

Westminster Council shelves plans for al fresco dining levy News

Westminster Council shelves plans for al fresco dining levy

26 October 2020 by

Westminster Council has shelved plans to levy businesses serving customers outdoors during the winter months after[...]

Manchester hospitality sector pushes ahead with legal action after 'insufficient' government response News

Manchester hospitality sector pushes ahead with legal action after 'insufficient' government response

26 October 2020 by

Hospitality leaders in Greater Manchester have commenced legal proceedings against the imposition of Tier 3 (very[...]

‘Extremely low’ hospitality transmission rates highlight ‘unjustified’ restrictions News

‘Extremely low’ hospitality transmission rates highlight ‘unjustified’ restrictions

26 October 2020 by

“Extremely low” transmission rates, which have seen just 0.0003% of customers notify businesses of Covid-19 cases,[...]

Paramedics treat 15 after substance sprayed in fast food restaurants News

Paramedics treat 15 after substance sprayed in fast food restaurants

21 October 2020

Fifteen people required medical treatment after a substance was sprayed in branches of McDonald’s, Pizza Hut and Tesco yesterday evening.

Sally Abé joins Conrad London St James as consultant chef News

Sally Abé joins Conrad London St James as consultant chef

21 October 2020

The Conrad London St James has appointed Sally Abé, head chef of the Michelin-starred Harwood Arms in London’s Fulham, as consultant chef.

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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