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Wetherspoon to put all 32,000 staff through WorldHost training programmes

25th April, 2014

JD Wetherspoon is aiming to train all 32,000 of its front-line staff in customer service using the WorldHost training programmes, which were used to train more than 100,000 staff and volunteers for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympics.

The ...more

Online focus boosts sales for managed pub company TCG

25th April, 2014

The managed pub and bar group TCG has seen a sharp uplift in online bookings after a three-month project which has lifted the business’s internet search rankings and improved the effectiveness of its social media.

Customer visits to TCG’s website, ...more

M&B’s Miller & Carter to open in Manchester in May

25th April, 2014

Mitchells & Butler’s steakhouse chain Miller & Carter is opening its first venue in Manchester, in a former Lloyds Bank building on King Street, next month.

After a major refit of the old bank, the restaurant will have room for ...more

Do Not Mix Business With Politics

4th October, 2013

The end of September marks the round of Party Conferences - when pressure groups, protest groups and politicians all descend on three cities for a merry go round of meetings, briefings and special pleading. And we were there at all ...more