As the government cracks down on illegal workers, hospitality employers have been urged to carry out stringent right-to-work checks on potential staff.
With the continued growth of the hospitality sector, combined with the lowest unemployment rate since 2008, finding new recruits is set to become more and more challenging. So where can restaurants, hotels and pubs find potential candidates, and what can they do to make the industry an attractive career prospect?
Good weather and a strong corporate market helped drive further growth for both regional and London hotels in June, according to preliminary figures from business advisory firm BDO LLP.
Hotel pod specialist Qbic has revealed plans to open two new locations a year in the UK starting next year, after launching its first London venture last November.
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed three Holiday Inn Express hotels in London, Leigh and Wigan to its UK portfolio
The government's decision to relax visa requirements for Chinese visitors has put the spotlight on China's spot as the 19th biggest spender when visiting the UK. BigHospitality looks at the top ten spending nationalities for 2013.
As demonstrated at the Moet UK Sommelier of the Year competition, champagne pouring requires skills and knowledge. BigHospitality gets top tips from this year's winner Kathrine Larsen .
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