John Gaunt & Partners

25 May 2016

‘Industry Guide to Good Hygiene Practice: Catering 2016’ - BHA

The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has announced the intended publication of 'Industry Guide to Good Hygiene Practice: Catering 2016', which will be  recognised by the Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland. This new guide f...

24 May 2016

"Take allergies seriously or face jail"

Food businesses have been warned by the Crown Prosecution Service to take allergies seriously or face jail, after an Indian restaurant owner was imprisoned for six years for killing a customer by selling him a curry containing peanuts. This f...

23 May 2016

Reflections on the 2016 Interbrewery Regatta!

What a weekend; what an experience!17 boats locked in competitive combat over 5 races (it should have been 6 or 7 but light winds on Sunday put paid to that).  Saturday was undoubtedly the high spot will four races run in squally conditions...

05 May 2016

Relaxation of licensing hours for Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations - approved!

This, as set out below, has now had final Parliamentary approval.The House of Lords this morning approved the proposed relaxation of the licensing hours for the Queen’s birthday as anticipated.  This is the final required piece i...

14 Apr 2016

Managing Euro 2016 Success - Guidance

With less than two months to go until the start of Euro 2016 and with three home nations taking part, the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has just released definitive guidance for pubs planning on making the most of the tournament. ...

12 Apr 2016

Food Waste: key facts, policy and trends in the UK - Parliamentary briefing

A House of Commons Library Briefing has just been released which includes some key food waste facts and trends; an explanation of the impacts of food waste; food waste policy and legislation; information on the UK voluntary initiatives in place to...