opinion

Opinion: Reply to Dermot King, The Caterer & Cut Tourism VAT – FACTS

Dear Sirs, Yet again I see The Caterer trying to set the political agenda for Hospitality, without giving it much thought. So as I write this reply to Dermot King,  The Cut Tourism VAT campaign(CTV) & The Caterer, just ask yourselves who is using facts & who is using guesswork & assumptions? The Campaign The…Read more Opinion: Reply to Dermot King, The Caterer & Cut Tourism VAT – FACTS

kitchen

Channel4 – Dispatches. Too close to the truth for the industry?

Yet another piece of investigative journalism beating the Hospitality sector was aired on Channel 4 last night. It outlined the shady practices that are allegedly happening in one particular Premier Inn. Staff being told to report early for unpaid meetings or do their preparation in their own time, an unreasonable time quota set per workload…Read more Channel4 – Dispatches. Too close to the truth for the industry?

New HMRC guidance on self employed chefs

This post first appeared on reliefchef.org, in April 2015 The dawn of the new tax year brought new powers to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). This concerns the self employed status and, the use of Personal Service Companies (PSC) & Limited companies (Ltd). HMRC are specifically targeting the Catering; Security; Driving and Construction sectors for…Read more New HMRC guidance on self employed chefs