BHA Members News


Amaris Hospitality: Hospitality executives petition for pro-tourism strategy

Brexit concerns tempered a positive outlook as hospitality leaders look to digital technologies, silver tourism and experiential travel to supercharge growth in hospitality Triple threat of unclear visa strategy, reduced access to migrant workforce and insufficient UK talent, threatens to drastically reduce the UK’s competitive edge Amaris Hospitality, one of the largest hotel owners and… Read more »

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Greene King partners with Radio X to launch new ale

Greene King, the UK’s leading pub retailer and brewer, has partnered with national broadcaster Radio X to release a limited edition ale for the summer. The new ale, Amplified, was officially unveiled yesterday (16 May) at the Salisbury pub in London by Radio X presenter Chris Moyles. Amplified, which is a 4% pale ale with… Read more »

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Rudding Park Spa Celebrates Launch in Spectacular Style

Rudding Park Spa was delighted to celebrate its highly-anticipated opening with a launch event held at Rudding Park on 10 May 2017, hosted by hotel owners Simon and Judi Mackaness, Managing Director Peter Banks and Spa Director Matthew Mackaness. The event provided an opportunity for Rudding Park to showcase their spectacular new destination Spa, which… Read more »

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Gisborough’s ‘green’ team named as best in business

Gisborough Hall has notched up another award for its ‘green’ credentials.   For the fourth year running, the luxury 4* hotel has won a Green Tourism Gold Award from the Green Tourism Business Scheme, the world’s largest sustainable certification programme of its kind.  The awards encourage and enable people to make sustainable choices that reduce… Read more »

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‘Capital Appreciation’ – The Resurgence of Allowances

One significant development in the UK tax landscape doesn’t come as a result of the Spring Budget, but as a result of amendments to rules relating to the restriction of corporate interest deductions. Traditionally, it has been possible to leverage businesses in the UK with high levels of debt, on the basis that interest costs… Read more »

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Golf Day Success for Springboard in Scotland

Over 20 teams competed at Springboard’s annual Scottish Golf Day, where £2,450 was raised for The Springboard Charity. On 12th May 2017, budding golfers supported Springboard at The Carrick Golf Course on Loch Lomond, which provided a picturesque putting venue for the annual event. MacDonald Rusacks Hotel, St. Andrews’ team won on the day. Garry… Read more »

Cyber attack

The NCSC’s latest statement on international ransomware cyber attack

Since the global coordinated ransomware attack on thousands of private and public sector organisations across dozens of countries on Friday, there have been no sustained new attacks of that kind. But it is important to understand that the way these attacks work means that compromises of machines and networks that have already occurred may not… Read more »


Invitation to engage with the Food Innovation Network (FIN)

The DEFRA Food Innovation Network (FIN) was launched in York last year to support innovation, productivity and growth for UK Agri-Food & Drink businesses and is supported by DEFRA and Innovate UK. Agri-Food Knowledge Transfer Network would like to inform you of their free Thames Valley workshop that we hope is of interest to you and… Read more »


Plans for Luton airport hotel take flight

Redefine|BDL Hotels (RBH) has today (9 May) announced that it will manage the upcoming Courtyard by Marriott London Luton Airport hotel undertaken by Polcom Developments. The hotel is expected to open early in 2018. The new 250 bedroom modular build hotel will be situated just 10 minutes’ walk from Luton Airport’s departure lounge, and will… Read more »