The hospitality industry is vulnerable to civil penalties for employing people who are working illegally. Yet a recent example involved a very heavy handed approach from the authorities when checking up on employees’ right to work.
The Government has agreed that confidentiality clauses should not be used to silence victims of discrimination - but argues that such clauses still have a legitimate place in the employment context.
For the hospitality industry a flexible workforce means operators can meet supply and demand, but the ‘gig’ economy remains an area for confusion
Menopause can be a very stressful and sensitive time for a female employee and for an employer it is a health and wellbeing concern that needs careful handling.
New stats emphasise the heavy reliance of EU workers in hospitality businesses and the need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.