Brexit survival guide: Practical tips for hospitality businesses
We, along with the Institute of Hospitality, decided to talk to experts across the sector to see what they recommend for not only our customers, but businesses exactly like theirs across the UK post-Brexit
Initially, Brexit caused quite a bit of uncertainty for our staff. Our non-management staff are about 70% EU citizens and about 30% of our managerial staff are EU citizens, so Brexit was a big issue for our employees.
Sophie’s Steakhouse and Bar
One big move we made post-Brexit was to cut out the middleman for fish. We now go directly to our supplier in Billingsgate, and we'll soon do that with meat and vegetables. This enables us to keep an eye on quality and our supply chain much easier.
Saga Japanese Restaurants
A recent survey estimated that there’ll be a “recruitment crisis” and an annual shortage of 60,000 workers after Brexit
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.