Tag Archives: Spirit Pub Company

Pubs and restaurants named and shamed

THIRTEEN hospitality and foodservice businesses are among the 115 companies named and shamed for failing to pay the national minimum wage to some workers. The Spirit Pub Company neglected to pay one worker over £4,600 – the largest breach in the sector. Four branches of Subway paid 10 workers a total of £2,466.77 less than…
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Footprint Awards shortlist reveals industry’s green leaders

THE SHORTLIST for the prestigious Footprint Awards has been announced, revealing the foodservice and hospitality sector’s leading sustainable companies.                     The annual awards scheme this year celebrates its fifth anniversary, and remains the only initiative to honour the sustainable achievements of companies across the entire food…
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Industry backs BBPA waste scheme

NINE COMPANIES HAVE formally signed up the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) waste scheme – SUSTAIN.                       The new members of the packaging compliance scheme include Britain’s largest brewer Molson Coors.   The question of sustainability in the pub sector has been under the…
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Cut energy rather than pull pints

PUBS ARE being advised to focus their efforts on energy reductions rather than selling more beer if they want profits to rise.                     A little healthy competition never hurt anyone, which is why a new benchmarking scheme to improve energy efficiency across the hospitality sector comes with…
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Footprint Awards 2014 Winners Announced

THE WINNERS of the fourth annual Footprint Awards were last night [22nd May] finally revealed at a glittering ceremony at the prestigious East Wintergarden, after a series of recounts due to nail-bitingly close judging scores across the categories. In an unprecedented turn of events, which organisers hailed as another sign that entry standards in 2014…
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Footprint Awards 2014 Shortlist announced

FOR THE fourth year running entry levels to the annual Footprint Awards – the industry’s only scheme that celebrates achievement throughout the entire food supply chain - has broken previous records, it has been revealed. [caption id="attachment_8326" align="alignleft" width="300"] "Record number of entries demonstrate sustainability is at the heart of foodservice businesses" say organisers[/caption]  …
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Record numbers tune into FootprintChannel.TV to hear new waste figures

LEADING SENIOR professionals from foodservice and hospitality businesses across the UK, including Hilton International, McDonald's, Carillion, Coca-Cola, the House of Lords and The Greater London Authority tuned into the latest FootprintChannel.TV live broadcast to hear new figures on food waste in the UK.                     In an exclusive…
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