New stats emphasise the heavy reliance of EU workers in hospitality businesses and the need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.
A recent case of ‘dine and dash’, where guests leave without paying, raises the question as to whether a hospitality business can make a deduction from waiting staff’s wages.
A number of commitments for improving working practices, particularly for vulnerable workers will take effect next April as an outcome of the Taylor Report.
For hospitality businesses who pay the levy, 25% of an apprenticeship account can now be transferred to other businesses in the supply chain, helping smaller businesses to benefit from attracting, up-skilling and retaining staff
In the wake of #MeToo, and potential gagging of employees through the use of non-disclosure agreements, a consultation into confidentiality clauses is likely to bring new legislation in its wake.