Scottish pubs, restaurants and hotels will face hefty fines if they defy the country's ban on smoking in enclosed public places, it emerged last week.
(22 December 2004 17:58:00)
Coffee bar operator Coffee Republic has nearly completed the painful restructuring programme that has seen it close 23 outlets in the past year, it said today.
(21 December 2004 15:40:00)
The Grade-II listed Northumberland House hotel in London has reportedly been sold for a staggering £30m-plus after nearly two years on the market. Plans may now be afoot to return it to its former glory as an exclusive hotel.
(17 December 2004 17:27:52)
Contract catering giant Sodexho has landed a seven-year, £140m contract to run catering, portering and maintenance operations at five Manchester hospitals.
(17 December 2004 10:13:00)
A hospital caterer and a town hall chef have shared the Best Dinner Lady/Man award at BBC Radio 4's Food & Farming Awards 2004.
(14 December 2004 11:44:00)