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Covid restrictions cut contract catering sales by nearly half in Q1 2021

07 May 2021 by

Sales in the contract catering sector were nearly halved in the first quarter of 2021, the new Contract Caterer Tracker service from CGA reveals.

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Bovingdons Catering wins £10m Butchers’ Hall contract

05 May 2021 by

Bovingdons Catering has taken over the catering contract at the Butchers’ Hall in the City of London and will be responsible for the complete commercialisation of the newly refurbished livery venue including marketing, selling and delivering events.

Foodservice price inflation likely to rise as sector reopens News

Foodservice price inflation likely to rise as sector reopens

20 April 2021 by

Several months of falling food and non-alcoholic drinks prices are expected to come to an end[...]

Let’s do lunch: How workplace caterers are remoulding for the post-pandemic worker Foodservice

Let’s do lunch: How workplace caterers are remoulding for the post-pandemic worker

14 April 2021 by

Contract caterers are offering flexible contracts, quality food and new technology, working alongside clients to tempt[...]

'My attitude is adapt or die' – Sodexo's Julie Ennis on creating a foodservice model for the future Profiles

'My attitude is adapt or die' – Sodexo's Julie Ennis on creating a foodservice model for the future

07 April 2021 by

The chief executive of corporate services for UK and Ireland at Sodexo explains how the foodservice[...]

Nominations open for Chaine’s Young Chef and Young Sommelier Awards 2021 News

Nominations open for Chaine’s Young Chef and Young Sommelier Awards 2021

26 March 2021 by

Nominations are now open for the Chaine de Rotisseurs GB Young Professionals Awards 2021, open to[...]

Prue Leith and Dr Rupy to speak at NHS hospital food seminar News

Prue Leith and Dr Rupy to speak at NHS hospital food seminar

25 March 2021

The Chef’s Forum and Rational are hosting a virtual seminar to discuss the recently published ‘Independent Review of NHS Hospital Food’'.

MPs back beer duty cut in parliament hospitality support debate News

MPs back beer duty cut in parliament hospitality support debate

24 March 2021

Multiple MPs backed a cut in beer duty during a debate in parliament tonight on support for the hospitality industry.

SSP seeks to raise £475m and confirms 14,000 redundancies over the last year News

SSP seeks to raise £475m and confirms 14,000 redundancies over the last year

17 March 2021 by

Travel caterer SSP is seeking to raise approximately £475m after a year that saw the company[...]

Gary Usher confirms plans to continue Elite Bistros at Home and expand into catering News

Gary Usher confirms plans to continue Elite Bistros at Home and expand into catering

16 March 2021 by

Elite Bistros is in the process of signing a lease for a new site to continue[...]

Liz Benison appointed country manager for ISS UK and Ireland News

Liz Benison appointed country manager for ISS UK and Ireland

15 March 2021 by

Liz Benison will join ISS UK and Ireland as the new country manager on 1 May,[...]

Elior UK pledges new gender diversity targets News

Elior UK pledges new gender diversity targets

04 March 2021 by

Contract caterer Elior UK has announced new objectives to speed up its progress around gender diversity.

Calls for chancellor to cut wine duty News

Calls for chancellor to cut wine duty

25 February 2021

The wine industry is calling on the chancellor to cut excise duty on wine and to extend the temporary hospitality VAT cut to March 2022.

Operators optimistic about sector’s long-term future – but urgent support needed for survival News

Operators optimistic about sector’s long-term future – but urgent support needed for survival

25 February 2021

Hospitality leaders are optimistic about the long-term future of the sector and its role in the UK’s economic recovery, but urgent support is needed to sustain businesses through to reopening.

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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