Brexit

‘Political propaganda’: A group of JD Wetherspoon employees have called for materials advocating a no-deal Brexit to be withdrawn

JDW staff claim Brexit materials are ‘exploitative’

By Emily Hawkins

JD Wetherspoon employees have formed a group to protest the pubco chairman’s advocacy of a no-deal Brexit within his pubs, arguing “migrants don’t drive down wages; but wealthy, exploitative bosses like Tim Martin do”.

Settled status: the Government has scrapped the fee EU citizens would have had to pay to stay in the UK after Brexit

Sector welcomes abolishing of EU ‘settled status’ fee

By Emily Hawkins

Prime Minister Theresa May has scrapped the fee millions of EU citizens would have had to pay to be able to continue living in the country after Brexit – a move that has been met with a sense of relief from the pub industry.

Brexit deal: the pros and cons among trade leaders, ahead of the EU's vote on Sunday

Trade reacts to new Brexit declaration

By Emily Hawkins

Trade leaders have been responding to the announcement that the political declaration on the future relationship of the UK and EU has been agreed.

Weather fallout: a poor potato harvest will mean higher prices

Brexit food fears are founded

By Nicholas Robinson

Fears over food shortages following a ‘no deal’ Brexit could be warranted, with warnings of a potential disaster, according to a group of major suppliers.

Control and stability: a wide-ranging list of factors have been blamed for the sector's low staff retention

Why is hospitality staff retention so low?

By Emily Hawkins

Unsociable working hours and low pay are among the top reasons the bar and restaurant industry struggles to retain workers, according to new research.