Staff shortage: the vacancies in the accommodation and food sector make up just over a tenth of the UK's overall empty job roles (image: Getty/SolStock)

117,000 job vacancies in hospitality sector

By Nikkie Thatcher

There are currently 117,000 vacancies in the accommodation and food service sector – up from 16,000 for the same period (May to July) in 2020, according to official figures.

Craft beer: Does it even exist?


Brown: The craft of defining artisanal beer

By Pete Brown

Beer writer Pete Brown learned a lot while on assignment recently, but despite asking experts and discovering those in the industry are unsure, his search for clarity on one subject goes on.