Entries by Simon Curtis

Staff Shortages

The shortage of workers that is currently effecting supply chains across the country could go on for a number of years warns the CBI. It said that the Government should adopt a more flexible policy on immigration to tackle the problem. McDonalds, Wetherspoons, Ikea and Iceland have reported that they are falling short of some […]

Job vacancies in the UK are Soaring but there are not enough workers

According to a KPMG Survey, the demand for workers rose at its fastest rate in May for more than 23 years. Hospitality venues are struggling to fill thousands of jobs with waiting staff and chefs in particular demand as Covid-19 restrictions continue to ease, industry body UK Hospitality said last week. Many hospitality firms have […]

Brighton and Hove receive UK’s first Gold Sustainable Food Place Award

The Sustainable Food Places Network is a rapidly growing movement of people in towns, cities, boroughs and counties across the UK working to make healthy, sustainable and local food a defining characteristic of where they live. Tom Andrews, of Sustainable Food Places said: “It’s amazing to present this award to Brighton and Hove, recognising the […]

Gordon Ramsay seeks food and drink entrepreneurs for new show

Chef Gordon Ramsay has called for food and drink entrepreneurs to sign up to his new Apprentice-style BBC One show to compete for his investment. The new eight-part competition series, called Gordon Ramsay’s Future Food Stars, will put 12 competitors through their paces as they pitch to take their product, food truck, app or business […]

Smart Table innovation can revolutionise hospitality industry

New technology developed by Edinburgh-based start-up ePOS Hybrid is set to transform the hospitality industry by allowing diners to play games, call a waiter and design their own pizza from the comfort of their seats. By transforming tables into touchscreen infotainment hubs, the Smart Table technology gives consumers full control of their experience. It will […]

Cyrus Todiwala OBE announces Zest Quest Asia Gala Dinner Menu 2020

  Cyrus Todiwala OBE unveils Zest Quest Asia Gala Dinner Menu 2020 January 16, 2020 Cyrus Todiwala OBE has announced the contents of an opulent 4-course menu specially designed for the 7th Zest Quest Asia Gala Dinner and Awards Night to be held on Friday, 7th February 2020 at the Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal […]

Santa’s on his way!

It’s nearly time! You can track Santa’s Progress by clicking here Happy Christmas from everyone at Hamilton Mayday!

Factory Friday – The big get away!

  For many the 20th December otherwise known as factory Friday was a traffic nightmare, especially around the Gatwick area. The M23 and the train line between Gatwick and Brighton were both closed today due to flooding. Hundreds of people were late for their flights at Gatwick Airport on what is traditionally one of the […]

Compass CEO Richard Cousins dies in plane crash

Compass group chief executive Richard Cousins has died in a seaplane accident near Sydney, Australia. The catering giant confirmed that 58 year old Cousins had died alongside four members of his family in the tragic accident. He was with his two sons, fiance and her daughter returning from a restaurant in Jerusalem Bay on New […]