Industry leaders have signed a joint letter calling on operators to write to their MPs and ask for a people’s vote on any forthcoming Brexit deal as the industry stands on the edge of a staffing crisis.
Staff shortages have plagued the industry for years, but with the prospect of Brexit and tighter immigration laws, operators are looking for the government to recognise the vital role hospitality plays in the e ... Read more
Recruitment difficulties are nothing new to the hospitality industry, but with the uncertainty Brexit has created, many operators have stepped up efforts to improve retention and entice new workers into the ind ... Read more
Confidence in Brexit has dropped dramatically among hospitality business groups as 71% say the UK leaving the EU has already had a negative impact on their business, according to new polling data.
Immigration into the UK should be weighted to help high-skilled workers above low-skilled, a new report that recommends changes that could damage the hospitality industry and exacerbate the skills shortage have ... Read more
JD Wetherspoon has posted a growth in like-for-like sales of 5% in its full year statement, but will need to maintain growth in turbulent trading conditions to maintain stability in the current year.
Net migration from the EU has fallen to its lowest level since December 2012, prompting industry figures to demand clarity on the country’s long term immigration plan while focusing on skills above national quo ... Read more
A no-deal Brexit scenario will involve more bureaucracy and taxes on trade, government preparedness papers have warned, potentially causing increase in prices for the hospitality sector and hurdles to operation ... Read more