Hospitality

Hospitality hero: Andy Wilson at the London Marathon

Hospitality sector awarded in New Year’s Honours List

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

A number of people from the hospitality sector were recognised in the 2022 New Year’s Honours List including a Greene King managing director, chef Angela Maria Hartnett MBE and hotelier Robin Hutson.

The Morning Advertiser Lock In Podcast episode 32

The Lock In Podcast

Still can't get the staff... the ongoing recruitment challenge

By Ed Bedington

The Lock In team tackle the challenges around the ongoing recruitment and staffing crisis, with special guests Osh Rogers of the Guinea Grill, Dan Razavi of Leisurejobs and Mark McCulloch of Hospitality Rising all providing some expert insight into how...

Union pushback: Unite said masks should be mandatory in hospitality venues (Getty/ Juan Jose Napuri)

Unite calls for mandatory mask wearing in pubs

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

The union Unite has called for the culture secretary to ensure mandatory mask wearing at UK hospitality venues after masks became mandatory on public transport.

Pressure on the sector: Staffing levels down 18% compared to two years ago (Credit: Getty/Eugenio Marongiu)

Staffing levels 'still down 18% against 2019'

By Rebecca Weller

For the first time since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, all sectors within hospitality saw staff headcount increase in October, compared to last year, but staffing levels were still down 18% in comparison to the same period two years ago.

What's in the news October 22

Cautious optimism for the future

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington catches up with industry legend Peter Borg-Neal, chairman of the Oakman Group, to get his views on the news that have shaped the sector this week.

The Morning Advertiser Lock In podcast episode 30

The Lock In Podcast

The Lock In Podcast: Season Finale!

By Ed Bedington

In the last episode of this series of the Lock In podcast, the team take a look back on the past year of ups and mostly downs, speak to a group of top operators and take a look forward at what the next few months might have in store. Tune in now!

London calling: many furloughed pub and bar staff returned to their homes overseas and do not wish to return because of low pay, a union has said (image: Getty / Eachat)

London staff shortage 'self-inflicted crisis'

By Emily Hawkins

London's hospitality staff shortage is “largely a self-inflicted crisis of the industry’s own creation,” a union officer has said while calling for higher wages.

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Morning Advertiser update

The Morning Advertiser website is changing

By Chris Lowe, publisher, The Morning Advertiser

Like many of the biggest media websites that have put journalism at the forefront of their strategy, we are implementing something called metered access – meaning users will be asked to register after consuming a certain number of articles within 30 days.