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Cost pressures risk sector job creation, warns UKHospitality

Cost pressures risk sector job creation, warns UKHospitality UKHospitality has warned the Government that taxation and regulatory pressures risk undoing the good work and job creation carried out by the hospitality sector since 2008. The warning follows the publication of data by the Office for National Statistics that shows 31,000 fewer jobs compared to same… Read More »

Mobility and retention two key concerns for the hospitality industry

Mobility and retention two key concerns for the hospitality industry   HR leaders from across the hospitality industry today (9th May 2018) told politicians that mobility and retention are two key concerns for the wider industry. The first session of the Hospitality Workforce 2030 Commission focused on recruitment and retention in the hospitality industry and heard… Read More »

Fleurets, have they finally Lost the Plot? Barrel-Dregs

Fleurets, have they finally Lost the Plot? Another from the Archives, updated. A funny Old World, you have an image of a national company as being totally honest, correct, above reproach, then something happens and you wonder what actually goes on behind the façade. I have always owned freehouses and the odd bit of commercial property,… Read More »

Minimum unit price of alcohol is backed by Scottish Parliament.

Minimum unit price of alcohol is backed by Scottish Parliament. Author/Solicitor: Jonathan Smith “Further to our previous eNews, the Alcohol (Minimum Price per Unit) (Scotland) Order 2018 has been backed by MSPs and as such the minimum unit price for alcohol will be 50p. The Scottish Government has confirmed that there will be no ‘grace… Read More »

Minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Scotland from May 1st 2018

Minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Scotland from May 1st 2018 The Scottish Government has confirmed that there will be no ‘grace period’. Date: 17 April 2018 Author/Solicitor: Jonathan Smith “From 1st May 2018 there will be a minimum unit price for alcohol in Scotland which will become a mandatory condition of all premises and… Read More »

UKHospitality latest News, Deposit scheme must not increase hospitality burden

  Deposit scheme must not increase hospitality burden UKHospitality has warned the Government not to increase costs or restrictions for hospitality businesses through any proposed deposit scheme and called on it to create an opt-out for business where drinks are sold on the premises. The Government has today announced its intention to introduce a deposit… Read More »

Digital taxation focus cannot not delay urgent business rates reform, also welcomes APPG report

 UKHospitality: digital taxation focus cannot not delay urgent business rates reform, also welcomes APPG report UKHospitality today welcomed the European Commission’s publication of proposals aimed at a fair taxation of the digital economy and online platforms. The proposals are designed to ensure that online platforms, including ‘collaborative’ economy related platforms and online market places, pay… Read More »

UKHospitality warns of unemployment increase and urges Government to act on rates relief

UKHospitality warns of unemployment increase  UKHospitality has warned the Government that it must act to lower costs for businesses or risk further joblessness and loss of vital hospitality businesses. The warning follows today’s data release showing an increase in unemployment of 24k. Last month, sector-specific figures showed a decrease of almost 54k employed in the last… Read More »