Legislation

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.

Waiting staff 'delighted' by new tips law

Waiting staff 'delighted' by new tips law

By Emma Eversham

Front-of-house staff celebrate the Governments new ruling on tips which makes it illegal for employers to use them to make up staff wages to the national minimum wage

Tips law change made at wrong time says BHA

Tips law change made at wrong time says BHA

By Emma Eversham

The Government’s decision to move forward with plans to make it illegal for employers to top up staff wages with tips will land the industry with a high wage bill when it is already struggling says the British Hospitality Association

Hospitality workers can keep 48-hour week opt-out

Hospitality workers can keep 48-hour week opt-out

By Becky Paskin

Hospitality workers will be allowed continue working more than 48-hours per week after five years of EU negotiations to phase out the Working Time Directive failed this week

Beer tax rises threaten 60,000 pub jobs

Beer tax rises threaten 60,000 pub jobs

By Emma Eversham

The British Beer & Pub Association warns that 10 per cent of jobs in the pub sector could be lost in the next five years if the Chancellor continues to move forward with planned beer tax increases

BHA warns of 45,000 job losses if tips law changes

BHA warns of 45,000 job losses if tips law changes

By Joe Lutrario

The British Hospitality Association (BHA) warns that as many as 45,000 jobs could be lost if the Government pushes ahead with plans to outlaw the use of tips to boost below-minimum wages

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