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Autumn 2016: Hospitality Sector in Flux

As we have previously reported, 2016 has been an interesting year so far for the leisure and hospitality industry.

Read more Posted 17/10/16
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Why You Should Buy Your Restaurant Before 2017

This month sees a whole range of new openings across the Capital. And it’s fantastic to see the breadth of experiences on offer: from a third location for New York-inspired group Dirty Bones in Shoreditch, housed in a Grade II-listed heritage building, to the exquisite pan-Asian restaurant group Tootoomoo opening its fourth site in Islington.

Read more Posted 05/10/16
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How to Prepare Your Building for a Viewing

In 2014, the worth of the UK’s stock of commercial property rose to £787 billion – a 15% increase year on year.

Read more Posted 03/10/16
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Opened 20th September Last week, Ravinder Bhogal who is probably best known for her articles, books and TV appearances - as well as a series of successful residencies launched her debut restaurant on Marylebone’s Blandford Street.

Read more Posted 28/09/16
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6 Key Questions to Ask Before Taking out a Restaurant Lease

According to the Business Outlook 2016 report, the restaurant sector is predicted to grow by about 10 per cent this year.

Read more Posted 27/09/16
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How Social Media Has Changed the Restaurant Industry

Compare London’s culinary scene in 2016 to 10 years ago and one thing is clear: social media has had a huge impact on restaurant concept design, restaurant and retail marketing and even the menu.

Read more Posted 22/09/16
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The State of London’s Pubs in 2016

In March 2015, we wrote a piece about the pub sector, claiming that new innovations, the rise of craft beer and a firm move towards gastro pubs had reversed the trajectory of a great British establishment.

Read more Posted 12/09/16
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Night Tube Delivers Boost for Leisure & Hospitality Sector

100,000 people boarded a Night Tube train on the 18th and 19th August, marking a successful start to the service’s opening weekend.

Read more Posted 06/09/16
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44% of London Businesses Worried for Business Rates Revaluation

According to a new survey by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 44% of businesses based in London are worried about the forthcoming revaluation of business rates.

Read more Posted 30/08/16
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A Meyhane has arrived in Marylebone.

Read more Posted 26/08/16