Restaurant Review: Middletons Steakhouse & Grill, Milton Keynes

Having heard very favourable reports from friends who have previously eaten at Middletons, my wife and I visited the steakhouse on a Saturday lunchtime to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Middletons is a three-venue casual dining chain, the other two restaurants being situated in East Anglia. The Milton Keynes venue has been trading for about 18 [...]

By | 2016-11-11T09:56:55+00:00 September 30th, 2015|Insight|0 Comments

Restaurant Review: The Navigation Inn at Cosgrove

The newly renovated Navigation Inn was a delight from start to finish. The interior and exterior of the pub have been completely changed, there’s an open kitchen, a stunning balcony overlooking the Grand Union Canal and a lovely garden. The restaurant area is light and bright as the whole rear of the restaurant has been [...]

By | 2016-11-11T09:58:39+00:00 September 21st, 2015|Insight|0 Comments

Restaurant Review: Restaurant Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles

Awarded Best Restaurant in Scotland at the National Restaurant Awards for the past two years, Restaurant Andrew Fairlie is the only two Michelin starred restaurant in Scotland. When visiting Scotland earlier this month, I took the opportunity to experience this most coveted of establishments. Before continuing, I must first confess that the restaurant is not [...]

By | 2017-06-20T16:49:33+00:00 September 8th, 2015|Insight|0 Comments

Employer Branding Successes

In a recent leadership survey conducted by elliotts for the fiftytwenty group, the greatest challenge highlighted by sector leaders was recruiting and retaining staff. This concurs with conversations we are having across our business with companies of all size. We are currently firmly sandwiched between the conflicting sentiments of two generations of employees. For many [...]

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