Got No Beef announced that they have closed their doors for the final time.
Brexit and the pandemic are being blamed by a Horsham restaurant for an ‘unusually high level of staff shortages’ which has resulted in its temporary closure.
Nearly 200,000 hospitality workers have left the UK since the pandemic, despite post-Brexit visa schemes introduced by the Government, according to Caterer.com.
The Catalan kitchen has been part of the Canton food scene for ten years but has struggled with importing ingredients and getting staff.
Closures in 2020/21 follow 856 restaurants shutting down the year before.
Brexit’s impact on UK’s hospitality industry ‘huge’ as European workforce denied chances, says top Northern Ireland chef Clare Smyth 03/07/2022
Northern Ireland’s highest-honoured chef has described the impact of Brexit on the UK’s European hospitality workforce as ‘huge’. / "But Brexit has been huge. The whole industry is missing the European workforce."
A County Durham restaurant has been forced to close its doors after five years – with the owners highlighting the inconsistency of running a business through Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic.
A seafood restaurant in Portstewart says the rising cost of fuel, combined with Brexit complications means it cannot get fish.
NI seafood restaurant set for menu change after running out of fish due to ‘Brexit and rising costs’ 24/06/2022
A seafood restaurant in Portstewart has announced it will be changing its menu after running out of fish this week.
Battle to stabilise hospitality and tourism in the Ribble Valley after blows of Brexit and pandemic 16/06/2022
Tourism and hospitality activity in the Ribble Valley and work to stabilise the constantly-changing visitor economy following Brexit and the pandemic is being discussed by borough councillors this week.
UKHospitality estimates that shortages are suppressing economic activity in hospitality alone by £22bn - with the pandemic hangover and Brexit adding to an existing problem of finding skilled - and even unskilled - staff.
A small Cambridgeshire firm claimed business has "never been so good" since Brexit - but not everything is as it seems. / An article proclaiming how small businesses have “adapted to survive and thrive after Brexit” has been widely mocked on social media.
East Anglia small businesses still reeling from Brexit one year on as red tape and import costs soar 05/04/2022
A restaurant owner has warned businesses are still feeling the impact of higher import costs after Brexit - and says it could force him to the wall.
The past two years have been the hardest ever for restaurants. Amid critical shortages of staff, food supplies and even customers, can a new venture from the man behind Polpo survive?
One year after Brexit, Scotland’s fishing industry is still mired in chaos, leaving many businesses fearing for their future as deliveries to Europe continue to be snarled in costly red tape and delays.
'My restaurant used to make £2 million a year but thanks to Covid and Brexit we lost it all' 21/01/2022
Sarastro owner Murad Magden says his business is 'on its knees'.
"Brexit remains an important event for the market and has created risks for the sector, principally around the supply and cost of products and workforce shortages."
MasterChef’s Marcus Wareing: School cooking classes needed to fill ‘scary’ Brexit hospitality vacancies 24/11/2021
‘I’ve never, ever seen a staff shortage like I’m seeing right now. We’ve closed the door on our friends next door and they’re not coming over here any more’
The ripple effects are being felt across a wide range of sectors, from farming and construction to retail.
UK faces Christmas champagne shortage due to HGV driver crisis, poor harvests and high demand 19/10/2021
Brexit and the pandemic have been blamed and some businesses have had to change their opening hours, while others have thrown in the towel.
Neale Richmond: Boris' Brexit is the real cause of the haulage and energy crisis in Britain 30/09/2021
EMPTY SUPERMARKET SHELVES, queues at petrol stations and pumps running dry is far from what one would expect from Britain in 2021.
'Not a single boot on ground until November': Businesses say government visa scheme is unworkable 29/09/2021
Lord Wolfson is a highly successful businessman, a prominent supporter of Brexit and a Conservative peer. He is, in short, the sort of man who should be in perfect alignment with a government led by Boris Johnson. He isn’t.
With inflation set to rise, alongside the cost of shopping and transport, the economic fallout will squeeze Britons’ budgets.
‘The kingdom of empty shelves’: European newspapers blame Brexit for UK supply chain crisis 24/09/2021
Continent’s press liken situation to 1970s Winter of Discontent and ‘boycotted Cuba’.