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Solutions to minimise higher energy prices

Solutions to minimise higher energy prices

Consumers are bracing for their power bills to rise in October when the energy price cap - the maximum amount suppliers can charge customers in England, Scotland and Wales – is scheduled to go up. Many people are expected to face "fuel poverty" - when a household has...

Summer 2022 Market Update

Summer 2022 Market Update

A report from Logistics UK (formerly the Freight Transport Association) says that 71% of UK logistics companies have experienced sharp increases in costs during the first quarter of 2022. The primary cause is the rise in the cost of diesel, although there are...

Enhance has your solution for increased food prices

Enhance has your solution for increased food prices

Inflation, the war in Ukraine, higher energy costs and increased demand are key factors that continue to push food prices to their highest levels in decades. Brakes Spring 2022 Market Update was recently published, and it breaks down several key food categories with...

Market Update: Managing Increased Pricing & Demand

Market Update: Managing Increased Pricing & Demand

The impacts of Brexit, a global pandemic and the war in Ukraine are far reaching: disruption of supply chains, skyrocketing energy and fuel prices, and labour shortages. All of these are placing unprecedented pressure on every business; the hospitality sector maybe...

How procurement will help you survive the supply chain crisis in 2022

How procurement will help you survive the supply chain crisis in 2022

Experts predict that the current challenges faced by the supply chain is set to continue into the New Year, with some commentators even predicting that ‘normality’ will not resume until the summer of 2022. Key challenges that will continue to impact business include:...

UK hospitality sector is leading the way toward a greener earth

UK hospitality sector is leading the way toward a greener earth

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly referred to as COP26, was held in Glasgow, Scotland, from 31 October to 13 November 2021. The goal of this year’s conference was to enable and encourage countries affected by climate change to protect...

Christmas in September

Christmas in September

It’s only September, but now is not too early to plan your Christmas menu. The impacts of Brexit and COVID-19, such as product availability and pricing, will be felt within the hospitality sector for months to come. Meat processing and driver shortages are two key...

Where’s my chicken?

Where’s my chicken?

In case you haven’t been paying attention to the news, there is a chicken shortage that is disrupting many restaurants across the UK. The popular chain, Nando’s, was forced to close 50 stores this week and KFC is warning the public to prepare for a ‘limited’ menu as a...