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‘Don’t stress. Cook’ says BHA’s new partner Kafoodle

Press Releases   •   Feb 18, 2015 11:25 GMT

New food labelling laws which came into effect in December 2014 mean that all food and drink outlets must show on demand any ingredients containing allergens. To support hospitality businesses, new BHA business partner Kafoodle has devised user-friendly software which connects kitchens with consumers, offering food and drink outlets the ultimate future-proof solution for all food management needs.

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We’d love you to Cut Tourism VAT, Chancellor!

Press Releases   •   Feb 14, 2015 11:25 GMT

Ufi Ibrahim Chief Executive of the British Hospitality Association joined by Chief Executive Pubs of Ulster together with MPs Gregory Campbell, Jim Shannon and Ian Paisley Jnr posted a Valentine’s Day card to the Chancellor at Downing Street, calling for a reduction on VAT rates for businesses in the tourism sector in Northern Ireland.

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Valentine’s Day – restaurants gear up for busiest night of the year

Press Releases   •   Feb 12, 2015 11:38 GMT

Valentine’s Day is the most booked day of the year for restaurants, closely followed by New Year’s Eve, according to research undertaken by the BHA (British Hospitality Association) and restaurant booking software company, favouritetable.com.

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New milestone as 40,000 new hospitality job opportunities created for young people

Press Releases   •   Feb 11, 2015 11:46 GMT

The British Hospitality Association’s (BHA) national campaign The Big Hospitality Conversation teamed up with Tottenham Hotspur Foundation to generate over 2,000 job opportunities, work placements and apprenticeships in the hospitality sector for 16-24 year old Haringey residents.

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Aparthotel and Serviced Apartment sector gaining recognition as extension of hospitality sector

Press Releases   •   Feb 04, 2015 11:45 GMT

​According to the BHA, branded Aparthotels and Serviced Apartments will be at the forefront of new hospitality innovations and have already started to gain solid recognition as a core part of the hospitality industry.

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BHA teams up with Tottenham Hotspur to create jobs in Haringey

Press Releases   •   Feb 04, 2015 11:38 GMT

The British Hospitality Association’s (BHA) national campaign The Big Hospitality Conversation has teamed up with Tottenham Hotspur Foundation to generate job opportunities, work placements and apprenticeships in the hospitality sector for 16-24 year old Haringey residents.

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Important information on Personal Licence Renewals in England and Wales

News   •   Dec 16, 2014 14:57 GMT

​The Home Office has released details of the simplified arrangements for the renewal of those Personal Licences which are due to expire over the coming months before the Deregulation Bill, now before Parliament, abolishes the need to renew. Make sure you are compliant

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Restaurants to add allergen warnings to their menus

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2014 11:20 GMT

The British Hospitality Association recognised that new allergen regulations have already put a significant burden on hospitality suppliers, the front line service providers and restaurants of all sizes. It is estimated that the cost of implementing these new allergen regulations could be in the region of £200 million per year.


British Hospitality Associations welcomes new partner Mynewsdesk

Press Releases   •   Dec 11, 2014 18:18 GMT

BHA is delighted to have the world’s leading all-in-one multimedia PR platform--Mynewsdesk--on board as partners.

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About British Hospitality Association

The Voice of UK Hospitality & Tourism

The British Hospitality Association represents over 40,000 hotels, serviced apartments, clubs, restaurants, food service, attractions and leisure companies. As the ‘hub’ for Hospitality and Tourism, the BHA’s thought leadership, market know-how, intelligence and expertise, deliver a powerful voice to government, as well as reliable advice, valuable connections and strategic support to business. Our purpose is to work with government to ensure the right business environment in which Hospitality and Tourism can thrive. Our key measure of success is the creation of 300,000 new Hospitality and Tourism jobs in the UK by 2020.

Find out more @BHAtweets and www.bha.org.uk


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