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 [...]
BrewDog were fined £12k and criticised by an Employment Tribunal for failing to make reasonable adjustments to enable a blind worker to continue in his role. This article looks at where BrewDog went wrong.
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.
What steps can hospitality sector employers take now to ensure some continuity in their existing employees’ rights to work here post Brexit?
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?
In the hospitality industry employers may offer prospective works trial shifts - this can be a trap resulting in underpayment of the national minimum wage if care is not taken.
Advertising restrictions in the drinks industry are strict but have so far not been applied to social media channels. A recent case involving gin has changed this.