Brexit seems to be the word on everyone’s lips as we await the verdict of the 23 June referendum. Being in the business of food and hospitality public relations, we read plenty of articles about Brexit in trade magazines that talk about the advantages and disadvantages of a Brexit and what it could mean for the hospitality industry.
Looking at various articles, survey findings and research results – two pieces of literature in particular stood out as being informative and beneficial for the industry. These were a professional comment piece by Matthew Pryke, partner at Hamlins Law Firm on Caterlicensee.com and a study conducted by William Reed / HIM (as found in the Publican Morning Advertiser).
From the literature, we took it upon ourselves to compile a list of statistics and statements in order to clarify what a Brexit could mean for the industry, see below:
Here we are:
It’s important that businesses in the hospitality sector stay well-informed and prepared in the run up to the referendum, as is the opinion of Matthew Pryke, Hamlin Law Firm – if a Brexit does go ahead it will not be an overnight change, there will be more of a ‘layover period’ for businesses.
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