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Restaurant chains breathe sigh of relief over PM’s worker pledge

Restaurant chains breathe sigh of relief over PM’s worker pledge

The industry largest representative body for restaurant and pub chains has welcomed Theresa May’s pledge to offer EU citizens living in the UK ‘settled status’ once Brexit has been completed. The Prime Minister yesterday set out her plans on employment rights for EU citizens in the context of Brexit negotiations. The statement was positively received

CESA takes positives from night of shocks as Theresa May’s election gamble backfires

The Catering Equipment Suppliers Association says it “sees positives” in this morning’s Election result, despite the prospect of a hung parliament causing more confusion for the market’s future. According to CESA’s own Business Barometer surveys, uncertainty is the biggest concern in the catering equipment industry. And while the election result, which saw the Conservatives fail

Sous vide equipment keeps the Prime Minister well fed

Sous vide equipment is becoming an increasingly popular sight in commercial kitchens – and it’s now emerged that it’s the preferred cooking method for the team that keeps the Prime Minister and her guests fed. Kitchen staff at the Chequers Estate in Buckinghamshire, the country residence of the British PM, have seen the efficiency of

BREAKING NEWS: Theresa May’s ‘hard’ Brexit could cost foodservice market £240m

Theresa May’s plans for a ‘hard’ Brexit could wipe £240m off the potential size of the UK  foodservice market this year, and a further £430m in 2018, figures released today have suggested. The UK restaurant industry is poised for further growth over the next two years, but new data has indicated that the pace of

Anxious restaurant chain bosses publish letter to Theresa May

Top brass from some of the country’s leading restaurant chains have written an open letter to Prime Minister Theresa May in a desperate bid to alleviate the enormous cost pressure the industry faces in 2017. The letter, published in last night’s Evening Standard, warns that some chains with central London sites face the prospect of

Restaurants call on Theresa May to act quickly over industry exodus fears

The restaurant and hospitality sector is calling on Britain’s new prime minister, Theresa May, to create a clear Brexit employment strategy to alleviate concerns that the industry could be hit by a skills shortage. Mrs May is due to take over from David Cameron tomorrow and the Association of Multiple Retailers Association, which includes more