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Legislation

Details of legislation and government decisions that affect the operation of your business, plus advice to help you avoid falling foul of the law.

BHA: Uncertain times mean UK hospitality must be competitive

BHA: Uncertain times mean UK hospitality must be competitive

By Hannah Thompson

Uncertain political and economic times mean it is more important than ever that the UK hospitality and tourism industry can compete, Ufi Ibrahim, chief executive of the British Hospitality Association (BHA) has warned.

PM Theresa May is urged to put a 'flexible' immigration system in place to safeguard the future of tourism and hospitality in the UK following its departure from the EU

Industry to Theresa May: make immigration system flexible

By Emma Eversham

Tourism trade association UKinbound is urging Prime Minister Theresa May to create an immigration system that is ‘flexible’ to the needs of the UK’s hospitality and tourism sectors as well as create ‘the best possible trading environment for goods and...

Hospitality: Proposed £1,000 fee for EU workers 'very worrying'

Hospitality: Proposed £1,000 fee for EU workers 'very worrying'

By Emma Eversham

The industry has called proposals to charge British employers £1,000 for every worker they employ from the European Union following Brexit, 'very worrying' with concerns the move will add huge costs to restaurants, hotels and pubs. 

Sector leaders pen letter to PM highlighting key issues

Sector leaders pen letter to PM highlighting key issues

By Mark Wingett

More than 20 chief executives and business leaders from the UK’s leading eating and drinking­ out chains have penned a letter to the Prime Minister Theresa May asking her to “consider a reduction in VAT, extending transitional relief on business rates...

Michel Roux Jr scraps tipping at Le Gavroche

Michel Roux Jr scraps tipping at Le Gavroche

By Hannah Thompson

Michel Roux Jr, owner with his family of the two Michelin-starred Le Gavroche restaurant in London’s Mayfair, is to scrap tipping in favour of including a service charge on all bills.

The Government is being asked to look at the challenges faced Tourism businesses in rural areas such as the Peak District. Photo: Thinkstock/ibusca

MPs asked to tackle rural tourism challenges post-Brexit

By Emma Eversham

MPs are being asked to consider the challenges facing hotels and other tourism businesses situated in the countryside as the organisation representing them contemplates how rural tourism will be supported post-Brexit. 

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