Labour And VAT Rate Top Agenda At Hospitality Sector Meeting With Fine Gael

Members of the sector told Fine Gael reps they aren't against the idea of the Living Wage.

Members of the hospitality sector say they aren't against the living wage, but are calling for the sustainability of it to be discussed.

Owner of Giltrap's Pub in Kinnitty and President of the VFI, John Clendennen, was among the attendees of a meeting between industry reps and Fine Gael this week.

The cost of doing business, in particular labour costs, were also high on the agenda.

Mr. Clendennen says the Government must work with small businesses in hospitality to achieve a livable wage:

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