Charlie Says

Charlie has written extensively for the press on the food & beverage industry and is also the subject of frequent articles on the sector and his achievements in business. Below are extracts from his regular column for the Propel newsletter.

 
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Working from Home is Good for Noone

Picture the scene. An eager Head of People waits outside the Founder’s office. It’s her first big face-to-face meeting since lockdown and...

Building a New Jerusalem after Corona

The original title of this piece was “What’s Culture without People?”. When I proposed this at the beginning of the week to Mark Wingett...

Dance Like Nobody’s Watching

How to Succeed in Hospitality in the early 20s Reading the trades and business pages you’d be forgiven for thinking that the UK...

Lunch is Dead! Long live Lunch!

There’s something about a “proper lunch” for a middle-aged hospitality professional that’s not dissimilar to his or her younger self...

Dream Colossus

Draft House founder Charlie McVeigh asks what’s stopping the UK from producing global hospitality brands On a morning in August I decided...