Byron secures rescue deal that could see up to 20 sites close
Creditors at the Byron burger chain have voted in favour of a Company Voluntary Agreement (CVA) that could see the closure of up to 20 sites.
Sales rise at Brasserie Bar Co despite 'industry challenges'
Brasserie Bar Co, the restaurant and pub group run in partnership with chef Raymond Blanc, looks to have weathered the tough trading conditions hitting the casual dining market.
BrewDog wins trademark battle with Elvis Presley's estate
BrewDog has won a long-running trademark battle with Elvis Presley’s estate over the name of one of its craft beers.
Kricket to launch delivery concept with White Rabbit Fund
Indian restaurant group Kricket is to launch its first delivery-only concept in London with the backing of White Rabbit Fund.
Prezzo is the latest Italian chain facing possible closures
Prezzo looks to be the latest Italian restaurant chain to feel the pinch amid tough trading conditions within the casual dining sector.
Boparan to ruffle feathers with US import Slim Chickens
Giraffe and Ed’s Easy Diner owner Boparan Restaurant Group has struck a franchise deal with Slim Chickens USA to bring the fast-casual chicken brand to the UK market.
BHA and ALMR propose merger to create 'single strong voice' for hospitality
The British Hospitality Association (BHA) and Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) are proposing a merger to create a new body, UKHospitality.
Jamie's Italian confirms closure of 12 restaurants
The Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group has confirmed it is to close a third of its UK sites as part of a strategic review of the business.
Vivek Singh talks expansion, new wave Indians and the plight of the curry house
One of the most influential figures in Indian cuisine is overseeing the rollout of two modern Indian restaurant brands. Will Vivek Singh be the one to finally create a truly nationwide Indian restaurant group?
Barburrito and The Restaurant Group partner up
Barburrito has partnered with Frankie & Benny’s and Chiquito operator The Restaurant Group (TRG) in a deal that will see the burrito chain expand into airports.
The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh hotel sold for record sum
The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian hotel has been sold to an overseas investor for a reported £85m.
Jamie's Italian confirms restructure plans
The Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group could be set to close further sites as part of a planned restructure of the business.
Gordon Ker on how Blacklock became top of the chops
It was voted Best New Scaleable Concept at last month's R200 Awards, so what makes Blacklock such a promising concept?
Hotel group in administration after revamp of John Burton-Race - Restaurant with Rooms
The six-figure revamp of the John Burton-Race – Restaurant with Rooms in Torquay has apparently caused owner The Richardson Hotel Group to fall into administration.
The Alchemist secures £16m funding for growth
All-day restaurant and bar brand The Alchemist has secured a £16m funding package to continue its growth across the UK.