29 10, 2018

£40k fine for pub cellar injury

By |2018-10-29T12:14:10+00:00October 29th, 2018|

Major fine for York Brewery York Brewery was recently fined almost £40,000 plus costs for breaches of health & safety legislation when an employee suffered life changing injuries. The brewery, which owns the Last Drop Inn, had been warned by Council officers in 2011 about the dangers of leaving the trap door into the cellar [...]

26 10, 2018

Tipping legislation in the Government’s sights

By |2018-10-26T15:30:58+00:00October 26th, 2018|

As part of a series of new measures to support workers, the Government has announced that it intends to introduce legislation to prevent "poor tipping practices”, including excessive deductions from tips and gratuities that should go to staff.

19 10, 2018

Keep open provisions for restaurants

By |2018-10-19T16:07:17+00:00October 19th, 2018|

For a restaurant operator, it may be commercially unviable to keep an under-performing unit open. But how does this conflict with keep open clauses that have been negotiated on the unit?