24 11, 2023

Freeths support Peach 20/20

By |2023-11-24T13:37:11+01:00November 24th, 2023|

Freeths LLP are proud to have sponsored and partnered with the Peach 20/20 Conference again this year. Read on for Selina Norris' summary of the takeaways. Peter Martin, the founder of Peach 20/20, was an exceptional host as ever and opened the summit with key data and insight on the current market.  Amongst the data [...]

11 07, 2023

Lock up your cellar

By |2023-07-11T16:56:24+01:00July 11th, 2023|

Cellar door accidents are more common than people think. Many tragic accidents occur leaving victims with life changing injuries. Earlier this year a woman died after falling down the cellar steps at a pub in Yorkshire. Hefty fines are not uncommon – SA Brains were fined £140,000 a few years ago when a man suffered [...]

11 07, 2023

Greenwashing – avoiding claims

By |2023-07-12T09:21:59+01:00July 11th, 2023|

Sustainable Hospitality Businesses in the drinks, hospitality and leisure sector are under pressure from governments and consumers alike to make changes to tackle climate change and other environmental harms. Sustainable hospitality is no longer a nice to have, it is a basic requirement, and it impacts the bottom line. According to Marriott Bonvoy’s recent Travel [...]

13 06, 2023

Hotels – a bright future!

By |2023-06-13T18:18:41+01:00June 13th, 2023|

We were joined by Kate Nicholls OBE, CEO of UK Hospitality and Darren Sweetland, MD of Mollie's Motels at our recent Hotel Summit. Key messages Key messages were engage your employees, face sustainability and embrace the future.  The industry needs to hunker down in the short term but the overall message was that the future [...]

1 06, 2023

Martyn’s Law – implications for hospitality

By |2023-06-01T11:57:06+01:00June 1st, 2023|

Martyn Hett was one of the victims of the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing. The new proposed Martyn’s law will require venues (including pubs, restaurants, hotels and arenas) to take steps to prevent potential terrorism. The bill is currently in draft but is likely to be finalised and introduced later this year. How will Martyn’s law [...]

22 05, 2023

Duty to segregate food waste – it’s coming soon

By |2023-05-22T11:31:32+01:00May 22nd, 2023|

To help combat the effects of climate change the Government is introducing new waste management strategies. The latest strategy is food segregation - all food waste will need to be collected separately from other waste. This will undoubtedly have an impact on the hospitality sector with operators paying the recycling costs. Other options previously utilised [...]

4 04, 2023

Waste and packaging – what’s on the horizon?

By |2023-05-17T15:41:24+01:00April 4th, 2023|

Many would grumble that recycling and waste obligations are a burden on the brewing and hospitality sectors that rival the 2022 energy price hikes . With the PRN market not due to be reformed by Government until 2024 the system of packaging sustainability is one that brewers say is “unsustainable”. However, a change to a [...]