Nino Sassu said it was causing an “acute” staffing crisis and that he had “never seen anything like it” in 21 years running Assaggi. The 58-year-old restaurateur said two years ago about 20 people were applying for jobs in his kitchen, while today an average of only three went for each role.
Britain’s vote to leave the EU has complicated life forPaul Murphy’s recruitment agency in northwest England. A steady stream of continental Europeans who for years have taken up hundreds of thousands of positions in the hospitality business and other industries has started to dry up.
Producers – including the backer of a film about that most British of figures, Winston Churchill – have warned that severing links with Brussels will endanger the industry. Lionsgate, which released Churchill in June, worries that Brexit will impede the already complex process of funding, filming and releasing a multimillion-pound product.
Britain’s exit from the European Union poses a “formidable” challenge to the equine industry and could potentially result in multiple border checkpoints for the thousands of horses entering Ireland every year from the UK, according to experts.
Research from the British Council shows that creative organisations in the UK received a total of €57 million (£50 million) over three years between 2014 to 2016 from the European Union. This amounts to the equivalent of €18.9 million (£16.7 million) a year given by the EU’s Creative Europe programme, which supports cultural organisations. This...