MATT PAUL, THE HIDDEN COST OF RUNNING A BUSINESS
With the restaurant industry in full Christmas rush madness, this talk is a reminder of how volatile the hospitality industry can be and just because you’re busy does not mean you’re profitable. 2013 has seen a number of high profile restaurants go into receivership leaving wineries, distributors, importers and, most importantly, staff out of pocket. Are such loses sustainable and who, in the end, pays the price? How can this combated? What are the answers?