Black Friday special: the deal, which launched on Monday of this week, lasts until Thursday 23 November

M&B slashes food prices for Black Friday

By Nikkie Sutton

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) is offering a huge 50% off main meals in many of its pubs across its estate from Monday 20 November until Thursday 23 November.

Rise predicted: more footfall is expected in out-of-home dining next year

Eating out to grow by 83m visits next year

By Nicholas Robinson

The number of consumers choosing to eat out next year will grow substantially by 83m visits, while deliveries will grow 101m by 2019, according to new data from NPD Group.

Fragmented: lunch is the only meal consumed at a traditional time

Lunch is the only meal we can truly count on

By Nicholas Robinson

Fewer consumers across the globe are eating three square meals a day at traditional times, apart from lunch, which is still eaten by the majority of people between 12noon and 1pm.

Cutting down on food waste can save pubs thousands

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Reducing food waste – saving money

By Elliot Kuruvita

Since the recent launch of the new Food Save scheme set up by the Mayor of London, pubs and restaurants are being encouraged to take part in the initiative, with one pub already set to save as much as £10,000 after signing up.

Toby Carvery: moving away from promotions

Toby Carvery undergoes brand revamp

By John Harrington

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) plans to update the brand image for Toby Carvery and move away from promotions for the 152-strong concept, which it has identified as one of its “expansion brands”.

JD Wetherspoon: most child-friendly pub chain

Pub operators urged to cater for children

By John Harrington

JD Wetherspoon has been named as the eating-out pub chain with the most healthy meal options for children, as a new campaign is launched to put pressure on restaurants and pubs to improve their offer for children.