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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.

UberEATS to expand restaurant delivery in the UK

Uber to expand UK restaurant delivery service

By Sophie Witts

Uber is to expand its restaurant delivery service to more than 40 locations across the UK as it looks to ramp up its challenge to rivals such as Deliveroo.

Hospitality industry faces uncertain future for EU staff

Uncertain future for hospitality industry's EU staff

By Sophie Witts

EU nationals working in the UK’s restaurants, pubs and hotels have been thrown in to limbo after MPs passed the Brexit bill on Monday, leaving the government free to kick start the process of the UK leaving the EU.