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Funding Agreed on Prestigious New Hotel and Apartment Complex in Bournemouth, Dorset
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Funding Agreed on Prestigious New Hotel and Apartment Complex in Bournemouth, Dorset

Insurance specialist, Royal London and property developer, Fresh Lime Developments jointly announce the successful completion of funding for a prestigious site in a prime location in Bournemouth. Arrangements have just been agreed for Royal London to forward fund Fresh Lime’s prominent new development of a hotel and residential apartment complex on Bath Road in Bournemouth.  Once completed, the mixed residential...

Local independent operator Koban Group acquires Leicester’s award-winning 1573 Bar & Grill
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Local independent operator Koban Group acquires Leicester’s award-winning 1573 Bar & Grill

Following their recent acquisition of The Lansdowne and Fenways from The Orange Tree group, local independent operator Koban Group is adding 1573 Bar & Grill to their repertoire of Leicestershire restaurants in a deal brokered for an undisclosed sum. The multi award-winning restaurant, first opened in 2009, is located in the city centre in the...

This Werks: revolutionising job search in Leeds’ thriving hospitality sector
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This Werks: revolutionising job search in Leeds’ thriving hospitality sector

A brand new web app is set to launch in Leeds this spring, hoping to take the stress out of recruiting in smaller businesses and help drive an ambitious sector for the city.   Leeds’ independent hospitality sector has long struggled with the recruitment process; job advertisements in the trade press are prohibitively expensive, whilst...

Success as students secure jobs after new Parogon placement
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Success as students secure jobs after new Parogon placement

From left, Jack, Wiktor and Kyle A brand new training programme run between Parogon Group and Stoke-on-Trent College has been a huge success with three students earning a job. Parogon and Stoke-on-Trent College have developed a partnership to offer a work experience program to trainee chefs. The program lasted for 12 weeks and involved learning...

Barbados Set to Ban Single-Use Plastic this April
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Barbados Set to Ban Single-Use Plastic this April

From Monday, April 1, the importation, retail, sale and use of petro-based single-use plastic (plastic made from petroleum) will no longer be allowed in Barbados. The popular tourist destination attracted 623,293 visitors in 2018 and is committed to the fight against pollution and joins the growing list of countries attempting to halt the use of...

Local independent operator, Koban Group Acquires Award-Winning 1573 Bar & Grill
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Local independent operator, Koban Group Acquires Award-Winning 1573 Bar & Grill

Local independent operator Koban Group acquires Leicester’s award-winning 1573 Bar & Grill. Following their recent acquisition of The Lansdowne and Fenways from The Orange Tree group, local independent operator Koban Group is adding 1573 Bar & Grill to their repertoire of Leicestershire restaurants in a deal brokered for an undisclosed sum. The multi award-winning restaurant,...

Marriott International continues expansion across Africa with new deal signings
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Marriott International continues expansion across Africa with new deal signings

From the Forum de l’Investissement Hôtelier Africain in Marrakech, Marriott International announced three new deal signings across North and West Africa, reinforcing the company’s commitment to expanding its presence across the continent. The new deal signings highlight the company’s growth in Morocco and Ghana, while marking its debut in Liberia. Organised by Bench Events, Forum de...

Funding Agreed on Prestigious New Hotel and Apartment Complex in Dorset
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Funding Agreed on Prestigious New Hotel and Apartment Complex in Dorset

Insurance specialist, Royal London and property developer, Fresh Lime Developments jointly announce the successful completion of funding for a prestigious site in a prime location in Bournemouth. Arrangements have just been agreed for Royal London to forward fund Fresh Lime’s prominent new development of a hotel and residential apartment complex on Bath Road in Bournemouth.  Once completed, the mixed residential...