Category: Tourism & Hospitality

National Minimum Wage in the Hospitality Sector

August 2017

The recent report carried out on Modern Working Practices has seen the Hospitality sector identified as one where a significant proportion of the workforce are on, or close to, the minimum wage. It is all too easy to inadvertently fall...

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Online Travel Agents, is This Your Time to Take Control?

June 2017

For the past decade, online travel agents (OTA’s) such as Booking.com and Expedia have continued to tighten their grip on the tourism market, but there are indications that the power may be starting to move back into the operators hands....

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UK Hotels Sector Sees Increased Foreign Investment Post Brexit

August 2016

Lord Price (CVO), Minister of State for Trade and Investment, recently spoke about the growing interest in the UK from investors from several countries across the world. In what has been described as the “second Elizabethan Golden Age of trade...

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Brexit and the Travel Industry

August 2016

When we awoke on Friday 24th June 2016 it appears the world, at least for the UK and businesses operating here, had changed, the people had spoken and decided they wanted to leave the EU. So what are the consequences...

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MHA Hospitality and Tourism Outlook 2016 – Survey now open

January 2016

The hospitality and tourism sectors are constantly changing and businesses operating within them must respond to changes in both global and local market conditions and ensure that they are aware of their competition. For the second year the MHA Hospitality and...

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UK tourism is on the up but companies need to get online

May 2015

The latest Travel & Tourism Survey conducted by MHA, the UK-wide association of chartered accountants and business advisors, indicates that 26% of operators in the hotel and bed and breakfast sector are still unable to take online bookings. This is...

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