Rachel Dobson, Lynx Purchasing

Hospitality operators working flat out to deal with the challenges of the tightening of Covid restrictions will also have to cope with a series of challenges set to disrupt supply in the coming months, warns buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. Planning for uncertainty could well be the definition of the ‘new normal’ for hospitality, says Lynx, …

It’s widely understood that a history of engaging in dangerous vices — such as smoking and drug abuse — can lead to an increase in life insurance premiums. But what about more socially acceptable habits, like drinking? Do drinkers pay more in insurance than non-drinkers? And is there anything you can do about your alcohol …

It’s no secret that the first thing most people do when they sit down at a bar is connect to WiFi. Some like to have their smartphones always connected to the internet just in case they receive any important notifications, whereas others use it to check in on their contacts every once in a while. …

Understanding the growth in ‘teetotalism’ and the rise of the ‘sober curious’ movement is incredibly important for anyone with an interest in the hospitality industry. Although this trend has only been discovered by mainstream media over the last few years, the fact is that over the last three decades Britain’s alcohol consumption has declined significantly. …

2020 will be remembered for many things. Whilst the growth of ordering and virtual queue apps may not be the most dramatic change we’ve experienced, they’ve no doubt found their raison d’être. They’re a great solution in many situations. The cultural roots of social drinking and dining run deep. Every move diluting behavioural traditions risks …

 Base Structures are offering an expert service to help bars, pubs, café’s and restaurant establishment owners with their plans for social distancing with the use of covered external dining areas.  Using either bespoke or ‘off the shelf’ or temporary structure solutions like canopies, Base Structures are able to ensure covered outdoor dining and entrance areas …

The Low and No category is set to explode in the next couple of years; gone are the days of lime and cordial or a fizzing drink if you’re not drinking! The choice available for non-drinkers is endless, from non-alcohol beers and wines, to spirits that give you the taste of all your favourite tipples. …

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We all want our beer when we need it. Something is relaxing and satisfying by drinking one or two bottles to cap your day. Whether it’s to celebrate an achievement, to share our frustrations or to simply drink because we want to, beer gives meaning to every thing. Beer also proves handy if you’re hosting …

Running a pub or similar establishment certainly has its perks and can be good fun, but it is also incredibly demanding and can take its toll. This is particularly true on the weekend when demand tends to soar, and you often have to deal with those that have had a few too many. So, how …