The secret restaurateur: I found a talented chef I hired sleeping in a shed at the back of the restaurant

Without access to appropriate housing it is difficult to perform well at your job, to manage stress and stay healthy and to fulfil your personal life goals

If we want a healthy hospitality industry, we need to support workers in the sector in finding a secure home

We all understand that a safe and secure home is central to both our physical health and our psychological wellbeing. While we may disagree about the solutions, we know that Ireland has a chronic shortage of affordable housing.

It is also a fact that this shortage disproportionately impacts the low paid. According to Siptu, over half of employees in the hospitality industry are low paid, meaning that they earn less than the living wage of ...