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Support and security: UKH calls for Gov to help counter shortages in night-time sector (Getty/ AndreyPopov)

UKH backs call for Gov night-time sector support

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

UKHospitality (UKH) has backed calls for a Government support package to help counter shortages in night-time sector door staff, including assistance in recruitment and training of additional security staff, especially women.

Looking to the future: now is the time to re-evaluate sector says Lorraine Copes

Racism hinders career progress according to new research

By Gary Lloyd

Some 43% of black people say their ethnicity has hindered career progression in the hospitality sector while only 7% of white people believe the same, according to the second edition of the Inside Hospitality report.

Hospitality wage increases: inflation likely to erode benefits (Credit: Getty/Klaus Vedfelt)

Surge in chefs’ wages

By Rebecca Weller

Hospitality has been one of few sectors to have seen pay increases in keeping with inflation, but the cost-of-living crisis is likely to erode the benefits, according to Indeed Hiring Lab.

New initiative: Young’s staff can choose their own work hours

Young’s gives staff power to choose hours

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Young’s has launched a new internal platform, the Ram Agency, to give employees the power to pick their working hours as part of its recruitment drive.

Staffing issues: operators are offering a variety of incentives to attract and keep employees (image: Getty/ablokhin)

1 in 10 roles remain vacant

By Nikkie Thatcher

Recruitment and retention are still major concerns for the sector with staffing issues looking to set back the sector’s recovery from the pandemic, according to new research.

Eco-friendly and a homely feel: This year's interior design trends revealed (Getty/ archigram)

2022 interior design trends revealed

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Sustainability, homecoming and artistry are just a few of the interior design trends that have proved popular in the hospitality sector throughout 2022 according to commercial outfitter Novograf.

Company boss: Peter-Borg Neal was awarded Business Leader of the Year at the 2022 Publican Awards

Publican awards 2022

Business Leader of the Year sponsored by Poppleston Allen – Peter Borg-Neal

By The Morning Advertiser

A leading figure for the trade throughout the last few years, Oakman’s Peter Borg-Neal has continued to drive his business forward, with some key acquisitions to increase his portfolio, along with some impressive fundraising initiatives to support the...

Attention to detail: Inception Group's innovation with this site was impressive

Publican awards 2022

Best New Site sponsored by Heineken – Cahoots Ticket Hall & Control Room

By The Morning Advertiser

Inception Group’s unique 1940s theme bar the Ticket Hall, and downstairs event space the Control Room, near Oxford Circus, impressed judges with its authentic storytelling, with this new bar linking well with the story of the original Cahoots Underground...

National Pubwatch chief executive Steve Baker OBE holding one of the new Pubwatch award trophies

Entries sought for National Pubwatch Awards 2022

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Pubwatch schemes are being urged to enter the National Pubwatch Awards 2022, which recognise the work of local initiatives and efforts to provide safe drinking environments for customers and staff.

Late night business: Rekom impressed with its innovation amid the pandemic

Publican Awards 2022

Best Late Night Operator sponsored by Kopparberg – Rekom

By The Morning Advertiser

Rekom, formerly Deltic, runs 47 venues including the Pryzm nightclub brand, bar operations and two restaurants. Its premises have licensed capacities ranging from 450 to 2,800 guests.

Heavyweight showdown: boxing could boost bottom line for pubs

BT Sport offers discount on Fury v Whyte fight

By Gary Lloyd

BT Sport is offering an early bird discount for the pay-per-view screening of the sold-out boxing clash between Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte on Saturday 23 April.

What's in the news 1 April?

The MA's Review of the Week

'We as an industry need to adapt'

By Ed Bedington

The MA's Ed Bedington caught up with the group md of award winning Liberation Group, Jayson Perfect, to get his thoughts on the weeks events. From winning three Publican Awards, to rising headwinds and the importance of outdoor trading.

The Publican Awards in pictures: Can you spot yourself?

Publican Awards 2022

Were you spotted at The Publican Awards 2022?

By The Morning Advertiser

Record numbers flocked to The Publican Awards that took place on Wednesday 30 March at Battersea Evolution in central London.

Publican Awards 2022: attendees celebrated the sector in person for the first time in 2 years

PUBLICAN AWARDS 2022

Publican Awards 2022: social media highlights

By Rebecca Weller

The hospitality sector came together to celebrate the industry at the biggest ever Publican Awards for the 2022 ceremony on Wednesday 30 March at Evolution, Battersea, London.

The Morning Advertiser Lock In Podcast episode 40

The Lock In Podcast

The challenges of outdoor trading

By Ed Bedington

With summer threatening, the Lock In team take a look at whether pubs are ready or not for outdoor trading, looking at some of the challenges, and how recent legislative changes have impacted on the classic pub garden.

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