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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

  • News review

    Kids’ meals league table Jamie’s Italian has come top of the class in the Soil Association’s latest assessment of the food available to children in 21 of the high street’s leading restaurant chains. The company scored 64 out of 80;… Read More

  • Is Mexico’s sugar tax working

    THERE’S BEEN a bit of confusion surrounding the impact of this controversial legislation. Here are both sides of the story so far.   YES – Kawther Hashem, nutritionist for Action on Sugar More than 30% of the Mexican population are obese and… Read More

  • MP’s and hospitality industry leaders meet

    33 MPs FROM across the UK took part in a day in Parliament this week, highlighting the importance of the hospitality and tourism industry to economic sustainability.                   Industry leaders are asking… Read More

  • Government rejects circular economy recommendations

    THE MEMBERS of the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) have accused the UK Government of burying its head in the sand, after its recommendations on circular economy were rejected.                   In its report… Read More

  • V.A.T. cut for hospitality industry rejected

    THE PRIME Minister has rejected calls from the hospitality industry to cut VAT to 5%, despite the backing of 28 MPs from all parties to support the measure.   The debate on cutting VAT across the sector, which took place… Read More

  • ‘Weak UK economy is not a strategy for tourism boost’, say campaigners

    FOLLOWING COMMENTS MADE by the Prime Minister on cutting VAT for the hospitality sector, campaigners have issued a response arguing that the sector’s case for VAT decreases would fuel consumer leisure spending and increase profits leading to new job creation.… Read More

  • Call for sugary drinks tax

    A TAX ON sugary drinks should be included in the 2013 budget, according to a new report published today. At 20p per litre, this would equate to some £1bn a year, with the money diverted to a ring-fenced “Children’s Future… Read More