Ufi Ibrahim

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    BHA boss issues Brexit labour warning

    The head of the BHA has warned that any clampdown on immigration post-Brexit risks pushing foodservice and hospitality businesses “off a cliff edge”. Ufi Ibrahim told The Mail on Sunday it would not be possible simply to replace the 700,000… Read More

  • The tipping point

    WHY RESTAURANTS ARE pushing for more regulation on how they handle employees’ tips. By David Burrows                   It’s not often that a business sector will push for red tape, but that’s exactly what… Read More

  • Could a sugar tax be on the cards?

    THE CHILDHOOD obesity strategy: what can be inferred from three days of debates, seminars and presentations during Food Matters Live?                     Regulation rather than responsibility deal   THE GOVERNMENT’S deputy chief medical… Read More

  • Industry’s sugar stance is hard to swallow

    LAST ISSUE all the talk was about cheat devices hidden in VW cars. That hasn’t gone away, but recently I spent three days at Food Matters Live hearing about another covert operation – hidden sugars.   You might have seen… Read More

  • Responsibility Deal – high costs of failure

    PLANS TO DITCH the public health responsibility deal could cost foodservice firms dear, according to the British Hospitality Association. “Lots of companies have invested a lot of money [in this initiative]. We want to see that investment continue,” said chief… Read More

  • Sodexo and WWF pilot Green & Lean meals

    SODEXO HAS teamed up with conservation charity WWF to develop and pilot a set of 10 sustainable meals. The project is part of Sodexo’s partnership with WWF on LiveWell, WWF-UK’s flagship programme of work which aims to encourage businesses and… Read More

  • BHA pushes for tipping transparency law

    THE BRITISH Hospitality Association has called for a new law to ensure restaurants and hotels provide clearer information on tips and service charges. The move raises questions about the success of the industry’s voluntary code on tipping transparency, which has… Read More

  • The next green thing: Osborne’s living wage – a boost for breadwinners, or just bread and circuses?

    NO SOONER HAD George Osborne announced the government’s plans to effectively replace the minimum wage with a “national living wage” than the press statements started to flood in. Some felt it was “reckless”, others prophesied job losses.        … Read More

  • Living wage debate dominates budget

    GEORGE OSBORNE used the first Conservative budget in 20 years to introduce a new national living wage. Starting next April at £7.20, it will rise to £9 by 2020. Osborne said companies should be able to afford the cost of… Read More

  • Nationwide campaign comes to Lambeth to inspire a new generation of leaders in hospitality

    LAMBETH-BASED hospitality business including hotels, restaurants and catering establishments will come together on Monday 11th May 2015 at Park Plaza Riverbank to pledge career opportunities, apprenticeships and work placements for the region’s young job seekers in the latest Big Hospitality… Read More