The Chancellor’s budget for 2016 has proved rather divisive since its unveiling last week. From Jeremy Corbyn’s calls for George Osborne to resign over a purported £4.4 billion black hole in the numbers to Iain Duncan’s Smith’s dramatic exit, it has split opinion among the general public, politicians and the catering industry. One aspect of […]

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This week there’s been quite the hubbub about a new Channel 4 documentary series Tricks of the Restaurant Trade that claims to be ‘lifting the lid’ on restaurant industry secrets. The programme, which aired on Tuesday 19 January, discussed how many UK chains (like PizzaExpress, Leon and Frankie & Benny’s) use pre-prepared food from centralised kitchens and […]

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