European Union

Restaurant industry issues warning over immigration caps

Restaurants warn immigration cap could stall growth

By Sophie Witts

Conservative party plans to reduce immigration to the ‘tens of thousands’ could put the brakes on the growth of the UK's restaurant sector, the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has warned.

Barista visas 'won't solve hospitality staffing crisis'

Barista visas 'won't solve hospitality staffing crisis'

By Sophie Witts

Introducing short-term ‘barista visas’ for EU migrants would only worsen the long-term staffing crisis in the UK’s restaurants, pubs and cafes, hospitality recruiter The Change Group has warned.

David Davis: EU workers safe in UK after Brexit

UK won't 'shut the door' on EU workers

By Sophie Witts

Brexit secretary David Davis has offered further hope to the hospitality industry by claiming the UK is not about to ‘shut the door’ on EU workers.

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.