Tom Vaughan

Restaurant

A bigger splash: the Little Chartroom's Roberta and Shaun Hall-McCarron on opening Eleanore

20 October 2021 by

Since 2018, the Little Chartroom in Edinburgh has built a loyal fanbase and won rave reviews from some of the country’s toughest critics. Owners Roberta and Shaun Hall-McCarron are now moving their bijou restaurant to a bigger site – and[...]

Staffing

How D&D London is solving the skills gap and staff shortage with its hospitality summer school

11 August 2021 by

With nearly 18% of its workforce unfilled, D&D London has launched a Summer School for those without hospitality experience, with the opportunity to apply for a vacancy at the group.

From The Apprentice to Aramark: how Helen Milligan-Smith is aiming to double the size of the foodservice firm Foodservice

From The Apprentice to Aramark: how Helen Milligan-Smith is aiming to double the size of the foodservice firm

28 April 2021 by

Covid isn’t standing in the way of foodservice company Aramark. Its grand plans include rapid growth[...]

10 ways to finance your business and survive lockdown Business

10 ways to finance your business and survive lockdown

04 March 2021 by

After a year of Covid, businesses are scrabbling for cash just to keep afloat for that[...]

Industry leaders reveal what they learned from their biggest mistakes Business

Industry leaders reveal what they learned from their biggest mistakes

27 January 2021 by

Mistakes can be costly, but they can also be a valuable way to learn. We ask[...]

2021 survival guide: expert advice on looking after your business and your people in the year ahead Advice

2021 survival guide: expert advice on looking after your business and your people in the year ahead

06 January 2021 by

After a tumultuous 2020, the overriding mantra of running a business for 2021 is: be flexible.[...]

Aktar Islam on bringing globe-trotting culinary influences to his beloved Birmingham Chef

Aktar Islam on bringing globe-trotting culinary influences to his beloved Birmingham

18 November 2020

Since becoming the first British-born Indian chef to win a Michelin star at his restaurant Opheem, Aktar Islam has become an outspoken flagbearer for the industry and the force behind Argentinian, Italian and American restaurants, all in his home town[...]

Is it check-out time for Travelodge? Hotel

Is it check-out time for Travelodge?

14 October 2020

Since March, Travelodge has been locked in a heated conflict with its landlords over rent reductions, culminating in a company voluntary arrangement. Landlords must now make a decision – stick with the brand they know or head for something new.

Innovation through crisis: how the pandemic prompted new revenue streams Restaurant

Innovation through crisis: how the pandemic prompted new revenue streams

21 August 2020 by

When lockdown hit, revenue streams were reduced to a trickle and many businesses faced closure if[...]

Open and shut: The restaurants that opened for the first time during the pandemic Restaurant

Open and shut: The restaurants that opened for the first time during the pandemic

14 August 2020 by

Restaurant launches are recipes for stress at the best of times. Throw in a global pandemic,[...]

In-Depth

Henry Dimbleby on creating a new manifesto for food and farming

30 April 2020 by

The new National Food Strategy is arguably Henry Dimbleby’s biggest challenge to date. The co-founder of[...]

Simon Hulstone of Torquay's the Elephant on 15 years of fame Chef

Simon Hulstone of Torquay's the Elephant on 15 years of fame

26 February 2020 by

It’s been 15 years since Simon and Katy Hulstone took over at the Elephant in Torquay,[...]

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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