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 number … 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

Introducing the right benefits and opportunities in your workplace

Introducing the right benefits and opportunities in your workplace

This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by Jessica Berry, the Talent Manager at the Doyle Collection. With the employment market contracting since the vote for Brexit, we have turned our attention to retention initiatives designed to present the best offering to candidates post … 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

How To Use Tech To Simplify Information Flows To Drive Efficiency

How To Use Tech To Simplify Information Flows To Drive Efficiency

This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by Edward Hallett , the UK Managing Director of iZettle Half of Britain’s food is imported and about 30% comes from the EU. A quarter of the 3 million people in Britain’s hospitality sector are EU nationals. … 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

Creating competitive advantage during uncertain times

Creating competitive advantage during uncertain times

This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by Planday’s Chief Commercial Officer, John Coldicutt. While the details and implications of Brexit are still unclear, the real question is how severe the impact on the hospitality industry will be. As a consequence, operating as efficiently … Continued

Rethinking service at every level of your restaurant

Rethinking service at every level of your restaurant

This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by Mark McCafferty, Head of Operations at Saga Japanese Restaurants One of our biggest challenges post Brexit has been stability and consumer confidence. When the pound dropped in value, many families stopped eating out as much. On top of … Continued

Flexible staffing offers a solution to the recruitment risks of Brexit

Flexible staffing offers a solution to the recruitment risks of Brexit

This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by Jack Beaman, Co-Founder and CEO of Syft. Every hospitality business requires skilled, dedicated staff on both sides of house. A recent survey estimated that there’ll be a “recruitment crisis” and an annual shortage of 60,000 workers … Continued