“100 per cent rise in hate crimes since Brexit”
The triggering of Article 50 for Britain’s exit from the EU has left many in the hospitality sector feeling insecure about their future. Across England and Wales there was a 27 per cent rise in hate crimes since the Brexit vote, with some areas even reporting a rise of up to 100 per cent. The bar and waiting industries have not been spared.
With Brexit expected to end free movement from the EU to Britain, a panic across Britain’s fourth biggest industry has arisen. As well as worrying about the security of their jobs, non-British-national bar and waiting staff are also suffering at the hands of this misplaced patriotism.
“In the last month, I’ve had to call the police twice”
Kasia Dagmara, 33, a Polish Assistant Manager at a London pub, said she had suffered from racist attacks multiple times since…
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