Category Archives: ALMR

Home Office toolkit for EU nationals a welcome step forward, says UKH

  Home Office toolkit for EU nationals a welcome step forward, says UKH UKHospitality has welcomed the launch of a Home Office toolkit providing practical advice on how EU citizens can apply for settled status. Government has stated that EU citizens, who are already resident in the UK or move here before 1st January 2021… Read More »

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 »

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 »

UKHospitality reacts to Brexit transition deal

  Press Notice – immediate 19.03.2018 UKHospitality reacts to Brexit transition deal UKHospitality has welcomed the Government’s Draft Withdrawal Agreement and reassurance for UK businesses. UKHospitality Chief Executive Kate Nicholls said: “The plan will provide businesses with more peace of mind and give employers a chance to begin drawing up their plans for their businesses… Read More »

ALMR echoes Committee’s call for Brexit clarity, possible Welsh Tourism Tax

Committee’s call for Brexit clarity, possible Welsh Tourism Tax The ALMR has echoed the sentiments of the Home Affairs Committee’s report on delivery of Brexit and called on the Government to provide more clarity on ongoing and future processes. The Committee has called for detail on a range of issues including the legal status of… Read More »

ALMR reacts to Government employment plan

ALMR reacts to Government employment plan  The ALMR has responded to publication of the Government’s Good Work plan and welcomed steps to address illegal use of unpaid interns but called on the Government to provide additional clarity for businesses. ALMR Chief Executive Kate Nicholls said: “This is a welcome, proactive approach from the Government in… Read More »

On trade beer sales drop underlines need for business rates reform

  On trade beer sales drop underlines need for business rates reform Commenting on the publication of beer sales figures today, ALMR CEO Kate Nicholls said: “The beer sales upturn reflects Government having listened to the united industry that lobbied on beer duty. However, the continued downturn of beer sale in pubs only emphasises the… Read More »