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Wake-up call: You can’t be too careful about health and safety

19 July 2022 by

A spate of six-figure fines after customer accidents should urge operators to look again at risk management, says Richard Salvini

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Restaurant fined £70,000 after boy’s hand trapped in mincer

12 May 2022 by

A restaurant director has been given fines totalling more than £70,000 after an eight-year-old boy suffered life-changing injuries when his hand became trapped in a mincer.

Wellbeing tool launched to support employees returning to work News

Wellbeing tool launched to support employees returning to work

08 July 2020 by

A new tool has been launched for the hospitality industry to support the physical and mental[...]

Is your restaurant ready? News

Is your restaurant ready?

11 June 2020 by

By Peter Teska, global infection prevention application expert, Diversey

How to protect your business through Covid-19 and beyond News

How to protect your business through Covid-19 and beyond

11 June 2020 by

The outbreak of Covid-19 has profoundly affected the restaurant and foodservice industry. Many businesses have had[...]

Wake-up call: How to manage risk during a pandemic Advice

Wake-up call: How to manage risk during a pandemic

04 June 2020 by

With the end of lockdown in sight, operators must now form a viable plan for health[...]

Covid-19 safety Kitemark explored by Downing Street News

Covid-19 safety Kitemark explored by Downing Street

15 May 2020

A Covid-19 safety Kitemark to build customer confidence is a ‘distinct possibility’, the prime minister’s business unit head Oliver Christian has told hotelier Robin Hutson.

Experiment demonstrates how buffets could aid spread of coronavirus News

Experiment demonstrates how buffets could aid spread of coronavirus

14 May 2020

An experiment has set out to show how buffets can spread infection, following reports they could have been a major transmission point of Covid-19 on cruise ships.

The view from China: how have hotels coped with lifting the lockdown? Business

The view from China: how have hotels coped with lifting the lockdown?

14 May 2020 by

As the first country to experience the lifting of the lockdown, China acts as a test[...]

Study to examine how pubs and restaurants can safely reopen when restrictions ease News

Study to examine how pubs and restaurants can safely reopen when restrictions ease

11 May 2020 by

A new study by the University of Stirling is to look at how licensed premises, including[...]

Mind the gap: practical ways of creating social distance Business

Mind the gap: practical ways of creating social distance

06 May 2020 by

Restaurateurs have been told that social distancing will be a condition of reopening, but how are[...]

Wake-up call: Can you handle a coronavirus outbreak? Advice

Wake-up call: Can you handle a coronavirus outbreak?

12 March 2020 by

Make sure you are prepared now so you have policies about travel, pay, home-based working and[...]

Restaurant bosses slapped with suspended sentences after oven exploded in chef's face News

Restaurant bosses slapped with suspended sentences after oven exploded in chef's face

20 December 2019

Two restaurant bosses have been slapped with suspended prison sentences after a chef suffered serious burns when a tandoor oven exploded in his face.

A third of employers only relatively confident in allergen procedures News

A third of employers only relatively confident in allergen procedures

04 December 2019

A third of employers are only relatively confident in their allergen procedures, while 68% of employees say they need more information, according to new research by Fourth.

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