Welcome to our newest team member – Jamie

Jamie as joins our operations team as Quantity Surveyor, bringing with him vast experience of fit out and refurbishment projects.  Until recently Jamie was working for discerning high wealth individuals...

Maximise the space

Restaurant space is at a premium and, as many are located within listed buildings, there are considerable restrictions to negotiate when planning a refurbishment. So it is vital that the...

Cookie Cutter Hotels

Interesting article in Hotel Owner. While the UK budget hotel market is thriving, part of the appeal is that you know exactly what you are getting. From the reception, through...

Top tips to renovating in a ‘live’ environment

Renovations are an essential part of a hotel and restaurant’s lifecycle. However, as many establishments are remaining open to minimise loss of revenue, renovations can cause operational and customer complications...

Consider zoning when refurbishing to boost revenue streams

Catering for different audiences within a single venue is becoming increasingly important to drive up trade. While the majority of pubs and restaurants today are trying to create an open...

Recent headlines on the budget hotel growth

News that the budget hotel brand Easyhotel increased its total revenue by 24% to £19.9 million for the six months to March 2019, fuels the growth of budget hotels. The...

Maximising the space when faced with listed building restrictions

A common misconception people have when refurbishing a listed building is that it is just the facade of a property which is listed. In fact, if a building is listed,...

The demand for private dining spaces is increasing

According to a recent article in Catering Today demand for private dining spaces is increasing. From it’s smoky members only origins to the mainstream dining trends of millennials, the ability...

Innovative approachs to drive footfall

No longer able to rely solely on the locals, bar owners are constantly looking for ways they can attract new customers. From offering craft gins to hosting themed nights, owners...

Better environments for disabled guests?

This month, The Caterer held a round table event to discuss disabled accessibility and the need for the hospitality industry to create better environments for disabled guests. https://www.thecaterer.com/articles/546142/the-caterer-roundtable-why-accessibility-makes-business-sense