Update on the UK’s exit from the EU

Update on the UK’s exit from the EU

  30 October 2020 On 31 January 2020, the UK’s withdrawal agreement from the EU came into force. There has not been any agreement about data privacy equivalency between the UK and the EU, and in line with recent ECJ rulings and industry experts, we expect a long transition period. Planday is taking two steps … Continued

How the government can support the hospitality sector after Brexit

How the government can support the hospitality sector after Brexit

  This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by Kurt Janson, Director of The Tourism Alliance. While there is a lot of talk about the detrimental impacts that Brexit may have on the hospitality sector, it is important to remember that there are a … Continued
How should you discuss the implications of Brexit with your EU employees?

How should you discuss the implications of Brexit with your EU employees?

This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by Jonathan Gray, who leads the hospitality team at Pitmans Law firm. The hospitality sector is very reliant on EU (non UK) employees. However, Brexit has not improved the perception of the UK as a welcoming destination … Continued

What the government can do to help the hospitality industry before and after Brexit

What the government can do to help the hospitality industry before and after Brexit

This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by Dr Maria Gebbels, who is a lecturer in hospitality management at the University of Greenwich. Whilst the UK finalises its strategy for exiting the European Union, it is business as usual for the majority of hospitality … Continued

How employee engagement can fight Brexit disruption

How employee engagement can fight Brexit disruption

This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by Phil Chambers Co-founder and Chief Executive at Peakon. You don’t need me to further explain why Brexit has the potential to harm the hospitality industry – this is a survival guide after all – so I’ll get … Continued

Marketing your business to “staycationers”

Marketing your business to “staycationers”

This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by Sally Raith-Riches, who is the Group Director of Sales Foxhills Club and Resort. Consumers are looking for ‘experiences’ on their holidays, and providing that, we believe, is central to encouraging active families to vacation in the … Continued