• Foodservice Footprint Novotel-1 Age no barrier to living wage Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Whitbread Starbucks Premier Inn news-email National Living Wage Costa Accor

    Age no barrier to living wage

    AccorHotels is the latest hospitality company to announce that it will go beyond the Government’s guidelines and apply the new National Living Wage to all its employees, irrespective of age. The hotel group, which employs over 5,000 people in the… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Novotel-Diagram Accor to cut food waste by 30% Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Sofitel Novotel news-email Ibis Accor

    Accor to cut food waste by 30%

    Hotel group Accor has committed to cut food waste by 30% and introduce a “charter on sustainable food” in every one of its restaurants. The owners of the Novotel, Ibis and Sofitel chains also unveiled plans to create 1,000 urban… Read More

  • Accor named Eco Group of the Year at the AA Hospitality Awards

    ACCOR HAS been named the Eco Group of the Year at the AA Hospitality Awards 2013, announced last night in an award ceremony in London.                     The AA Hospitality Awards are… Read More

  • Hospitality unites to create over 30,000 jobs for young people by 2015

    THE BRITISH HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION (BHA) will announce that the UK’s hospitality and tourism industries will create over 30,000 new job opportunities for young people by 2015. The BHA will inform Mark Hoban MP, Minister of State for Employment of the… Read More

  • Hotel Group launches plan to partner with eco-farms

    ACCOR HOTELS announced its Plant for the Planet programme will fund 200,000 trees in the UK in a pioneering project designed to promote sustainable food production and nurture links between hotels, guests and farms.   Europe’s largest hotel group marked… Read More

  • Get staff on board the green bandwagon

    CUTTING RESOURCE use can save vital cash for recession-hit companies but it can’t be done without engaging workers. Industry figures explain how they’ve gone about it.                           Resource… Read More

  • Footprint Annual Review: Cheap milk, pricey gas and unethical coffee

    THE TOP stories of 2012, from Starbucks’ tax travails to rising energy bills and the “greenest Olympics ever”.   January/February   With the mince pies sitting heavily around the waistline and the influence of festive parties still coursing through the veins,… Read More

  • FootprintFeature: Opening the kitchen doors

    AGAINST A background of job shortages and rising university fees, the foodservice sector is an increasingly attractive option for young talent from the UK, writes Nick Hughes.   Convincing young, homegrown talent to consider a career in the foodservice sector has… Read More

  • Hotels get carbon standard

    HOTEL COMPANIES have been given their own standardised approach to carbon measurement.     The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), in collaboration with 23 leading global hospitality companies, have launched a new methodology… Read More

  • Accor targets balanced meals in sustainability plan

    THE PROMOTION of healthy meals and the removal of endangered seafood species from all menus are two of the standout targets in a new sustainability plan launched by Accor today.                    … Read More