Jump In Jobs In Hotels And Restaurants

Jobs for chefs, hotel workers and restaurant staff are up according to the latest IrishJobs.ie Jobs Index. IrishJobs.ie, Ireland’s number one recruitment website, recorded a 22% year on year increase in vacancies in the hotel and catering sector, with fierce competition within the industry to recruit experienced chefs.   The sector’s 9% tourism VAT rate, […]

Restaurants Association Of Ireland Urges Government To Retain 9% VAT Rate

The Restaurants Association of Ireland today is urging the Government to retain the 9% VAT rate for the tourism and hospitality industry. The reduction in the VAT rate to 9% has improved the competitiveness of the Accommodation and Food Services sector since it was introduced, and has also helped ensure the viability of many businesses […]

COSMO Restaurants Expands In The Republic of Ireland

Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD was on hand to announce the creation of 60 new jobs in Liffey Valley, with COSMO Restaurants opening a 280-seater restaurant in early December.  In addition to this, plans are also underway to open two further restaurants in the Dublin area within the next 18 […]

Restaurant Body Warns of Further Closures as Local Authorities Destroy Small Rural Restaurants

The Restaurants Association of Ireland has warned of inevitable job losses in rural communities as local authorities continue to increase rates and destroy small restaurants. Based on a recent business survey carried out by the Restaurants Association of Ireland, it was found that most participants have experienced an increase in their rate charges in the […]