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Sustainable Practices in Hospitality

Sustainable Practices in the Hospitality Industry: What You Need to Know

Introduction In a world increasingly conscious of environmental sustainability, the hospitality industry is stepping up to the plate. The industry, encompassing hotels, restaurants, and offices, is taking a critical look at its operations and practices. As the importance of limiting environmental harm becomes clearer, these businesses are gradually shifting towards

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Ulez in London


How is the new ULEZ scheme affecting businesses in London and will soon to be affecting all London Boroughs? The Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is a scheme, implemented by the Mayor of London, to tackle the city’s air pollution crisis. Launched in 2019 by Boris Johnson, the then Mayor of

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A working lunch for everyone

The Working Lunch in a working from home world.

The Working Lunch! The French swear by their 3 course set menus washed down with a bottle of red, the Italians even believe the best business deals are closed over food, and most would admit to it being the favorite part of their day.  But what about in the UK?

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It’s time for the great restart – are you ready?

With the pathway to the restart of the hospitality sector gearing up for the great reopen on the 17th May we are seeing our customers gearing up and getting their businesses ready to start welcoming back customers (harrah!!).  However, the pandemic has and will change customer behaviour and expectations, and

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A Not So Happy Ending to the Business Interruption Insurance Debacle

On the 15th January the Supreme Court handed out it’s long-awaited judgement on the FCA’s business interruption test case.  When Lord Hamblem threw out the case and ruled in favour of the 370,000 policyholders who had claims totalling around £1.2 billion, it brought to conclusion a period of huge uncertainty

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The things I have learned running a small business….

After twenty years of running McAra with Ian, we’ve experienced the ups and downs that virtually every business owner has at one time or another, through booms, recessions, technology developments, and now global pandemics!!   It certainly keeps you on your toes and ensures that no two weeks are ever the

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