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Open Water

Open Water

Bonnie Howard February 22, 2017 0

From April 2017, 97% of UK hotels will change water supplier – without their knowledge In an attempt to deliver improved value to UK businesses and non-residential consumers, from April 2017 the government will

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A recipe for fun

A recipe for fun

Hotel Business January 28, 2016 0

Anna Oliver, Wedding Co-ordinator at Down Hall country house hotel, reveals the secrets of a perfect wedding. How can providers aid the smooth running of a wedding to make sure everything goes off without

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Microwaves – your flexible kitchen friend

Microwaves – your flexible kitchen friend

Hotel Business August 26, 2015 0

A commercial microwave oven in the kitchen is essential for prime cooking, re-heating and de-frosting, says Heather Beattie, product/brand manager of RB Distributors. Microwaves are reliable, flexible and easy to operate as well as

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Money’s too tight…

Money’s too tight…

Hotel Business July 21, 2015 0

Ian McKee, Managing Director of leading Edinburgh based architectural and surveying practice, GLM, offers some advice on refurbishing on a restricted budget. Refurbishing any building on a budget is a fraught business with ever

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A Burning Issue For Hotels

A Burning Issue For Hotels

Hotel Business July 17, 2015 0

Mick Grist, divisional managing director at Bureau Veritas, the global leader in testing, inspection and certification services, explains how, by carrying out robust fire risk assessments, hotels can help protect their business. With the

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Ask the Expert… Phone Systems

Ask the Expert… Phone Systems

Jerome Smail January 10, 2015 0

Expert Garry Bryant Manager of Marketing & Online www.ikonix-telecoms.co.uk   Q: My small hotel is currently outgrowing my basic phone system and I need to upgrade. What should I consider? Mr Bryant says: When

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Ask the Expert… Business Rates

Ask the Expert… Business Rates

Zoe February 25, 2014 0

David Ford Regional Director, CVS www.cvsuk.com   Q: The current economic climate and the increase in budget chain hotels have hindered our success somewhat in recent years. We’re looking to reduce our overheads as much

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Ask the Expert… Difficult Employees

Ask the Expert… Difficult Employees

Zoe December 19, 2013 0

Q: I have a difficult employee and would like to end his employment. I am aware of legal procedures I need to go through before terminating his employment, but what can we do to

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Ask the Expert… Casual Working Rights

Ask the Expert… Casual Working Rights

Zoe June 26, 2013 0

  Expert Amy Paxton, senior employment consultant, Croner www.cronersolutions.co.uk  Q: If a worker has been on the books for a number of years, but only ever used on an ad hoc basis, do we

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Get Connected with the Right WiFi

Get Connected with the Right WiFi

Zoe May 29, 2013 0

John Kyrillou, head of sales leisure, Exponential-e explains how important fast, reliable WiFi is to every type of hotel guest What kind of internet access do guests expect at hotels now? It’s become a

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