BHA News

Members of UKHospitality across the UK to meet with the CMA

UKHospitality – the culmination of The ALMR and British Hospitality Association merger – is hosting a series of forums across the UK, in Edinburgh, Cardiff, London, the South East and locations across the UK, with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the UK body responsible for enforcing competition and consumer law. It will be presenting on… Read more »

FSA review into cutting plants and cold stores

UKHospitality welcomes the announcement that FSA will be undertaking a review of cutting plants and cold stores. The hospitality industry is a major stakeholder in this review, and we are very keen to offer assistance in this important area of work. Recent failures in the system have resulted in serious reputational and financial damage to… Read more »

UKHospitality welcomes new partner PG Mutual

It is estimated that as many as 16 million people nationally have no savings to fall back on*. This means that if a sudden accident or illness were to occur, they could be put under dire financial pressure and quickly pushed into debt. To guard its hospitality member businesses and their employees against this danger,… Read more »

Leading industry figures celebrate fifty years of The Restaurant Association

Monday night (26 February) saw the 50th anniversary of The Restaurant Association – one of the UK hospitality sector’s premier annual fundraising events – held at The Savoy, London.  Attended by some of the industry’s biggest names including Prue Leith, James Martin and Anthony Worrell-Thompson, this star-studded event proved an important opportunity for restaurant owners,… Read more »

WEBINAR: Hospitality apprenticeships for non-levy paying businesses

Are you looking to get up to speed with the new hospitality apprenticeships? Need to understand how they can work for your non-levy paying business? Or maybe you’ve heard plenty about how they can benefit large businesses but want information on the opportunities they present for small and medium employers? Whatever the reason, make sure… Read more »

UK’s third largest private sector employer gets new, united voice

Massive industry support for the launch of UKHospitality, the powerful new voice for the £130bn hospitality sector Overwhelming support from ALMR and BHA members yesterday triggered the creation of UKHospitality, a strong, united voice for the hospitality sector. UKHospitality will be the voice of a sector that generates £130bn revenue each year, providing an authoritative… Read more »

Procter & Gamble Professional and the British Hospitality Association partner to deliver training webinar for hospitality success post Brexit

Expert panel will explore the opportunities for the hospitality industry during Brexit and beyond Procter & Gamble (P&G) Professional and the British Hospitality Association (BHA) will partner to present ‘Hospitality Success in a Post Brexit World,’ a free educational webinar, on Thursday 8 March, at 13:00. Delivered by a panel of renowned industry thought leaders,… Read more »

BHA claim “listening” campaign success after Welsh Government rejects Wales-wide “tourism tax” plans

Leading hoteliers in Wales today welcomed the rejection of broad proposals for a Wales-wide ‘tourism tax’ that could make the industry uncompetitive and add hundreds of thousands of pounds a year to tourist bills. Since the autumn, a relentless British Hospitality Association (BHA) Cymru media and political campaign has urged Ministers and all Assembly Members… Read more »

Merger creates powerful unified voice for UK’s £130bn hospitality sector

Plans have been unveiled today to deliver a powerful new unified voice to support the dynamic hospitality sector to deliver its full growth potential. The merger of the UK’s two major hospitality trade associations – the BHA and the ALMR – will create a new body, UKHospitality, which will actively speak out for the UK’s… Read more »