Hospitality wage bills will rise by 5% to pay for living wage
Researchers say restaurants, pubs and hotels will be most impacted by living wage of €13.70 an hour, as the sector has the greatest number of minimum-wage workers
The wage bills of restaurants, pubs and hotels will rise by 5 per cent to pay for the new living wage, research carried out for the government has found.
The current national minimum wage of €10.50 an hour is due to be increased over the next four years to reach a proposed living wage of €13.70 an hour.
The Low Pay Commission, an independent advisory body, hired researchers from Maynooth University to calculate the impact ...