Employment

Poor image: firing someone via text or social media could lead to a damaged reputation and/or an employment tribunal

How NOT to fire your pub staff

By Georgina Townshend

After a pub landlord has been blasted this week for firing five staff members via text and Facebook, The Morning Advertiser finds out the best way of letting your staff go - and avoiding a potentially costly employment tribunal and a damaged reputation.

Equal pay: pub companies with more than 250 employers have until April to publish their figures

Gender pay gap: everything pub companies need to know

By Georgina Townshend

As more than 500 companies have now published their gender pay gap figures, The Morning Advertiser looks at what pub companies with more than 250 employers need to publish before the April deadline.

Call for inclusion: the ALMR wants to see the sector included in skills reform

ALMR calls on Government to nurture hospitality workers

By Stuart Stone

With the Department for Education hosting its inaugural Skills Summit today (30 November), the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has implored the Government to include workers in the eating and drinking-out sector in plans to promote skills...

Distressing drop: only one in three publicans is now a woman (Image: monkeybusinessimages/thinkstock.co.uk)

Number of women publicans at five-year low

By Georgina Townshend

The number of women licence holders has fallen by almost 44% in the past five years, according to new analysis by specialist hospitality recruiter The Change Group.

Call for action: Kate Nicholls says there is a need for a new ministerial role to address issues in the trade

ALMR calls for hospitality minister

By Michelle Perrett

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) is calling on the Government to appoint a hospitality minister.