If you haven’t done so already, preparing your restaurant for a regulated wage increase should be near the top of your to-do list, no matter your region. There has been plenty of government level discussions and a ‘movement’ if you will, defining a need to offer better living wages for citizens across North America (and abroad), with a focus on the hospitality industry.
The day is coming if it already hasn’t happened in your area.
Should your restaurant have already been offering what’s called a ‘living wage’? Arguably yes, but the market for years has demanded ‘good food for cheap’ (for the most part) which has dictated the need for restaurateurs to pay out a minimum wage to its hard-working staff.
However, the times are rapidly changing. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
Not surprisingly, however, many restaurateurs, potentially ones like yourself have become concerned about the complications a dramatically large increase in their costs will have on their operations.Read More