Hospitality Action launches ‘Invisible Chips’ initiative

Published 13 July 2020

Whilst restaurants, pubs, hotels and cafes show signs of returning to normality, for many workers in the industry there are …

Chancellor announces hospitality VAT cut and ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ Scheme

Published 10 July 2020

With many hospitality businesses coming to terms with the ‘new normal’, including social distancing, routine temperature checks and wearing masks, …

Dishoom Birmingham announce rescheduled launch date

Published 9 July 2020

After originally planning to open its latest site in April, it’s good to hear that the much-loved Dishoom is set …

BAO to launch Chinese takeout Call Suzy

Published 8 July 2020

Whilst restaurants reopened at the weekend, it’s clear that delivery will still be a popular choice for many in the …

Time to scrap service charges? Oklava leads the way

Published 7 July 2020

For the first time in more than 100 days, restaurants, bars and pubs opened their doors again over the weekend. …

Charity cookbook Community Comfort available to order

Published 6 July 2020

We’ve seen numerous examples of how the hospitality industry has come together to help others during the past few months, …

Learn in lockdown: Finance and strategy for reopening with Asif Muhammad

Published 26 June 2020

On Thursday 25 June, we welcomed back Asif Muhammad from financial management and operational consultants Main Course Associates for a follow up …

Restaurant delivery – the new norm

Published 25 May 2020

Slerp and Crosstown founder JP Then talks about his experience as an independent operator with delivery and why he launched …

Learn in lockdown: Wellbeing & Community with Harri

Published 21 May 2020

Looking after staff has been one of the biggest challenges for operators during COVID-19, and will likely alter the way …

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: 5 FAQs

Published 14 May 2020

The hospitality sector has been one of the hardest hit by the coronavirus induced economic downturn. The Coronavirus Job Retention …

Learn in lockdown: Design for social distancing with David Chenery

Published 12 May 2020

As we start to learn more about exiting lockdown and the restrictions that the Government will be putting in place …

Hospitality industry resources from Harri

Published 12 May 2020

COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown has presented unforeseen issues to our industry. Harri have created some useful resources in response …

CODE stays at Silversands, Grenada

Published 27 April 2020

Think the Caribbean is saturated with fancy hotels? Think again. The small but perfectly formed island of Grenada is home …

Learn in lockdown: Finance and strategy webinar with Asif Muhammad

Published 27 April 2020

On Monday 27 April, we hosted a webinar with financial management and operational consultants Main Course Associates, to advise how …

24 hours in Tokyo

Published 23 April 2020

CODE’s editor Lisa Markwell recently spent a weekend in Japan’s capital Tokyo with Hisato Hamada, the co-founder of the famous …

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Alex Head on how she started Social Pantry

Published 20 April 2020

What does it take to be a successful female entrepreneur in the hospitality industry? Alex Head started Social Pantry five …

Learn in lockdown: Andrew Clarke’s isolation kitchen

Published 19 April 2020

As part of CODE’s ‘Learn in lockdown’ series, where we bring insightful, educational and entertaining digital content to our community, …

Learn in lockdown: Wine pairings with Bert Blaize and Claire Strickett

Published 18 April 2020

As part of CODE’s ‘Learn in lockdown’ series, where we bring insightful, educational and entertaining digital content to our community, …

Learn in lockdown: Fix8 kombucha masterclass

Published 17 April 2020

On Wednesday 15 April, Fix8 kombucha took over the CODE Instagram Live for a kombucha brewing masterclass and live Q&A. …

Learn in lockdown: Undiscovered wines of the world with Diogenes the Dog Owner, Sunny Hodge

Published 16 April 2020

As part of CODE’s ‘Learn in lockdown’ series, where we bring insightful, educational and entertaining digital content to our community, …

Learn in lockdown: Watershed School e-workshops

Published 16 April 2020

Now that pace of life has slowed and the ‘new-normal’ has started to feel slightly more natural, we continue to …

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CODE meets Caroline Latrive, Champagne Ayala

Published 16 April 2020

Champagne Ayala’s cellar master Caroline Latrive admits her career path may have previously seemed unusual for a woman. Yet with …

Learn in lockdown: Simple tips to manage stress

Published 15 April 2020

On Tuesday 14 April, we hosted a webinar with Kelly’s Cause Foundation, a charity dedicated to securing the mental health …

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The drinks report: beer

Published 13 April 2020

Want to know which beer you should be drinking? Look no further than crazily successful restaurateur Scott Collins, founder and …

Learn in lockdown: How to communicate in a crisis

Published 9 April 2020

On Wednesday 8 April, we hosted a webinar with specialist restaurant PR and communications consultant, Hugh Richard Wright. Hugh delivered an …

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Tools of the trade: Elizabeth Haigh

Published 9 April 2020

In this regular feature, we take a closer look at the workspace of people who inspire us. Here Elizabeth Haigh, …

Two minutes with Will Bowlby, Kricket

Published 8 April 2020

For this week’s Careers Q&A we talk to Will Bowlby, Co-founder of much-loved Indian restaurant Kricket. He shares with us …

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A classic revisited: Wiltons

Published 3 April 2020

We work in an industry in thrall to the new, so sometimes old-school places get neglected. Loyd Grossman celebrates the …

Learn in lockdown: New regulations for hospitality

Published 3 April 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 (“the Regulations”) came into force on 26th March. The Regulations require the …


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