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Dorsett Hospitality International Reveals Plans to Transform Shepherd’s Bush Palladium

Dorsett Hospitality International is delighted to announce that planning permission has been approved by the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham Council to transform the Shepherd’s Bush Palladium into 74 new serviced apartments, along with commercial space on the ground and lower ground floors. Construction is expected to begin in 2018 with completion the following… Read more »

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Article 50: the process and what it means for EU nationals in the UK

The Home Office has provided guidance which outlines what it means for those who are affected by the immigration system following Article 50 being triggered, which formally began the process of the UK leaving the European Union. During this period the UK continues to remain part of the European Union and the rights and status… Read more »

Healthy Eating

Sugar reduction – call for case studies and data

The BHA and its members are strongly committed to working with Government to address the complex and multi-faceted causes of obesity, including supporting the sugar reduction and reformulation programme. Our industry has already made significant progress in reducing sugar, as well as salt, saturated fat and overall calories. To showcase this good work and promote… Read more »

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Impact of changes to copyright law

Further detail has come to light regarding the changes to copyright law, which removes the exemption allowing free broadcasts of films in public places. It is now understood that permission is required from copyright owners when television is broadcast within public areas, including bar, lounge, gym and reception areas. Permission can be granted via a licence… Read more »

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Premier Inn sets fish-friendly world record

This week, Premier Inn will become the world’s largest Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified national hotel chain, with a total of 635 locations now serving fish with the blue MSC label. All Premier Inn restaurant brands, including Beefeater, Brewer’s Fayre and Table Table, will feature the MSC ‘blue tick’ on menus. And while the MSC… Read more »


Rudding Park to Launch a World Destination Spa in the Heart of Yorkshire

Harrogate’s leading luxury hotel, is delighted to announce that its £9.5 million spa development is nearing completion with a highly-anticipated opening on 2 May 2017. Rudding Park Spa will bring a world destination spa to the heart of Yorkshire for the very first time, as well as re-capturing Harrogate’s spa town heritage by drawing natural… Read more »

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Network launched to combat modern slavery in the hotel sector

Leading hoteliers have come together to launch an industry-wide network to combat modern slavery in UK hotels. The initiative, which is led by Shiva Foundation and will be unveiled at the annual Trust Women Conference in London today, will help representatives from across the industry address risks in their facilities, employment practices and supply chains…. Read more »

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Victory for ratepayers in Supreme Court

Potential rates savings on properties undergoing refurbishment and redevelopment works by BHA Partner, Altus Group The Supreme Court has overturned the unhelpful court of appeal ruling in Monk v Newbigin. We know that the VOA intend to spend time contemplating the ruling.  They will be looking to establish what the precedent means in practice and… Read more »