Overseas employment problem

By BigHospitality Writer

- Last updated on GMT

Related tags: Red tape, Prime number, Eu

The hospitality industry is suffering from a lack of information about how to legally employ staff from outside the EU, made worse by a large amount of red tape, according to new research from Beacon purchasing consortium. In the restaurant, bars and .

The hospitality industry is suffering from a lack of information about how to legally employ staff from outside the EU, made worse by a large amount of red tape, according to new research from Beacon purchasing consortium.

In the restaurant, bars and pubs section, 29 per cent said they had employed overseas workers in the past 12 months compared to 69 per cent of hoteliers. The highest rates are in Scotland, with 67 per cent of hospitality, compared to 61 per cent in England and 53 per cent in Wales.

In restaurants, pubs and bars, 70 per cent noticed an increase in employment red tape in the past five years and felt advice on overseas was lacking (68 per cent agreed).

Related topics: Legislation

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