Legal

30 May 17
The ALMR and HOTREC have together released a report that highlights the benefits of low VAT on job creation and competitiveness in the EU.
23 May 17
The ALMR has welcomed pledges to reform business rates, but warned about increasing wage costs for employers.
16 May 17
The online takeaway company could be investigated by the UK competition watchdog.
3 May 17
Employees now can choose between flexible or fixed contracts with minimum guaranteed hours.
2 May 17
A fund has been set up to aid companies hit with rising business costs.
14 Mar 17
The UK Competition & Markets Authority is inviting comments from any interested party.
28 Feb 17
The Brexit secretary declared that the UK is still open for EU workers.
28 Feb 17
The government made a promise to help restaurants, pubs, and hotels facing climbing business rates.
14 Feb 17
Brands such as Pizza Express, and Greene King asked Chancellor Philip Hammond to curb the rising business rates.
20 Dec 16
Chains are demanding ease from soaring business rates, taxes and the weak pound.
14 Dec 16
According to an article by WIPR, the chain succeeded in a trademark claim at Europe’s highest court.
8 Nov 16
Coffee chains are trusted to cut waste themselves, he said.
11 Oct 16
The government is shaming restaurants for contributing to obesity.
19 Jul 16
Hospitality recruiter The Change Group outlined a seven-point plan for the new UK prime minister, Theresa May, to support continued growth in...
22 Jun 16
According to the Daily Mail, a United States federal judge allowed customers to pursue a lawsuit accusing the coffee chain of underfilling their...
31 May 16
Jon Woods, General Manager of Coca-Cola Great Britain and Ireland, released a blog post on the official Coca-Cola website, pointing out that...
24 May 16
According to a story by the Guardian, a new legal ruling which states that coffee shops and fast food outlets with fewer than 10 seats must now...
10 May 16
New plans to end unfair tipping practices and increase transparency for consumers and employees were announced today (2 May 2016) by the Business...
10 May 16
The coffee chain brand announced that it received notice of an unsolicited “mini-tender” offer by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase...
5 Apr 16
According to a story by City A.M., Domino’s Pizza warned that it could be slapped with a retrospective tax bill related to past bonus...
5 Apr 16
Pret increased the price of its coffee, after the introduction of the national living wage, which saw basic pay rise from £6.70 to £7....
22 Mar 16
The association issued the following response to the controversy surrounding paper cup recyclability.
22 Mar 16
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced in the Budget that a tax on sugary soft drinks will take effect in 2018 to tackle childhood...
22 Mar 16
According to a story by the Telegraph, the government said that it has "no plans" to tax coffee cups after Rory Stewart, the environment...
23 Feb 16
According to the Evening Standard, Burger King has lost its bid to sell beer at two of London’s rail stations, after strong opposition from...
16 Feb 16
500 fast-food takeaways in the capital have signed up to an initiative that encourages them to sell healthier food, the Mayor of London announced...
2 Feb 16
According to a story by the Irish Independent, Burger King has made a complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) over an...
26 Jan 16
According to a story by the Telegraph, Japan will be setting up a new certification system for overseas chefs with the aim of improving the sushi...
26 Jan 16
Jeremy Paxman, speaking in Solihull at the FPA annual Environment Seminar, called on the whole supply chain to take action to tackle the UK’...
19 Jan 16
According to a story by BBC citing a Guardian newspaper report, the NHS will be imposing its own "sugar tax" in hospitals and health...
19 Jan 16
According to a story by BBC, the fast food giant has been accused of abusing its market power by imposing unfair and restrictive contracts on...
15 Dec 15
According to an article by People, the Momofuku chef is accusing Starbucks of copying recipes from his restaurant group’s sister bakery...
1 Dec 15
The group warned the food service industry over how they handle ingredients and products with ‘use-by...
3 Nov 15
In advance of the introduction of the mandatory National Living Wage next April, the bakery and café...
27 Oct 15
A report by government advisory group Public Health England lists down policies that need to be taken to reduce the UK's consumption of sugar...
20 Oct 15
A story published by the Mirror reported that the fast-food giant admitted to an accounting blunder in its UK published accounts for 2013.
13 Oct 15
Square Pie accused the brand Eat Square of breaching its intellectual property rights.
6 Oct 15
Martin Kersh, Executive Director of the Foodservice Packaging Association, reminded consumers of the introduction of the carrier bag charge in...
8 Sep 15
A story by the Daily Mail reported that as much as two-thirds of High Street takeaway cheese and ham pizzas didn't actually contain either of...
1 Sep 15
Sajid Javid is looking into reports of fast food chains withholding tips from staff.