Proposals for licensing fees have at last been released by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) but have been criticised by the industry for being long overdue.
(29 November 2004 18:25:00)
The six most outstanding restaurants in Wales have been singled out for a new gold star award in the 2005 edition of the Dining Out in Wales guide.
(29 November 2004 18:13:00)
I've recently left a position as sous chef in a busy pub-restaurant I helped open in the Cotswolds. Although initially confident, a few weeks of my new job left me feeling like a rank amateur. What do you recommend would be the best move for me to reclaim my confidence?
(29 November 2004 17:34:00)
I am 24 and have been an assistant manager at a pub-restaurant since I was 21. I enjoy the responsibility of my position but have become disillusioned about pay and career progression. I've spoken to my area manager but have received no feedback. Please help.
(29 November 2004 17:32:00)
I've been working in sales for nine years and have gone from strength to strength. I'm hoping for a management position as assistant director of sales or director of sales. Could you suggest how I go about it?
(29 November 2004 17:27:00)
I am a second-year student studying for a degree in tourism and hospitality management. I have failed two exams and am deeply in debt. Do I call it quits now or struggle on? I already have experience in the hotel sector and am 21 years old.
(29 November 2004 17:26:00)
Want the lowdown on the new food and drink products set to hit the market? Then look out for the Catering Update/Caterer & Hotelkeeper Excellence in Food & Drink Awards, in association with food service company 3663.
(29 November 2004 14:48:37)
Coach operators Shearings and Wallace Arnold could be poised to merge, in a deal that would make them the fourteenth biggest hotel chain in the UK.
(29 November 2004 12:42:00)
Who are the leading young achievers in hospitality this year? We're looking for outstanding individuals aged under 30 who deserve industry recognition. If you have someone in mind, yourself even, turn the page and fill in the nomination form. Lisa Jenkins reports
(26 November 2004 12:02:00)
The smoking-ban exemption for pubs not serving food looks set to backfire as some operators contemplate ditching their menus to allow smoking in their bars.
(25 November 2004 11:46:00)