It is very likely the most important decision for a generation. The European Union? Should Britain stay or should we leave. The debate is dominating our lives, we are bombarded with information and misinformation, we get to see, hear and read the good the bad and the ugly!
But what will a Brexit mean for the hospitality industry? And more importantly, the independent sector of the hospitality industry. An article published in the April issue of CLH News by Matthew Pryke commented on the fact that if we leave the pound may fall by up to 20%, which could make the UK and attractive destination to foreigners, and also enhance “staycation”.
On the opposite side of the argument the hospitality industry employs huge numbers of European staff and leaving me cause huge recruitment issues. We in the lead up to June 23 will continue to publish articles we receive from industry leaders and observers; however we would take this opportunity to invite you to vote in our exclusive CLH News poll. Let’s see what the industry itself says, you the front line operator! Should we stay or should we go?