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Issue 1 published February 2006

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Turning Japanese

Simon Woodroffe introduced Yo! Sushi into the popular consciousness but not wanting to be a one hit wonder, he’s gone and developed Yotel! too and has plenty of other ideas in the pipeline. Matthew Moggridge caught up with him on his new London house boat….

I like people who leave school with virtually no qualifications and end up as a multi-millionaire. There’s nothing better than the underdog making good: the 100-1 outsider storming across the finish line in the Grand National or an obscure league football team beating a premiership club to win the FA Cup. Even ‘non-celebrity’ Chantelle Houghton’s victory in Channel Four’s Celebrity Big Brother the other week made my heart jump a beat, although technically that’s not something I should be proud of, even less so when you consider that I wanted Barrymore to win……

Turning Japanese

Refreshed & Invigorated

A 30-year career in the British Army has taught Philippe Rossiter FHCIMA to keep clam under pressure and now, in civvy street, he faces one of his toughest assignments: helping to bring the HCIMA in the modern world….

Web marketing for restaurants

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New ideas on talent retention

Very few organisations have robust enough strategies to meet the challenge of people retention and the ‘talent war’ as we gear up for the 2012 Olympics, argues learnpurple’s managing director Jane Sunley FHCIMA….

Still growing

For some time now newspaper headlines have suggested that the branded coffee retailing market has reached saturation in many towns and cities. Not so argues Glynn Davies…

Technology: On the job training

EPOS bursts its breeches…


Bournemouth is only two years away from having its own teaching hotel where students work in the real world and learn. Hospitality talks to Nigel Hemmington FHCIMA, head of hospitality at Bournemouth University…

Management: Can you solve the leadership puzzle?

While it may be true that there is no such thing as the perfect leader, that is not to say that people who hold leadership positions in the hospitality industry should not continually seek to improve their leadership skills, argues Alan Cutler FHCIMA…


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