The laws of the Restaurant Industry seem to run pretty much haywire these days. With the removal of the Service Charge last year to the recent ban on serving liquor within 500 meters of Highway, the rules imposed on the F&B space have seem to become increasingly bizarre. Although few of these proposals are implemented, the rumors often escalate, creating much uncertainty and disorder … [Read more...] about Government to Ask Restaurants to Specify Portion Size, not Fix It.
The Supreme Court’s ruling that included restaurants and bars in the Highway Liquor Ban met with a dismal reception from restaurants and customers alike. The latest order that is followed by the December 15, 2016 ruling bans vending of liquor within 500 meters of highways. The order is aimed to curb drunk-driving and the accidents resulting from it. Restaurants and bars … [Read more...] about Where there’s a Drink, there’s a Way! Restaurants and Bars Find Loopholes in the Highway Liquor Ban
The Supreme Court has ordered to the restaurants, bars within 500 meters of highways in Delhi to shut or go dry immediately after 1st of April. Several teams have been formed to keep an eye on outlets, pubs, restaurants and hotels, mostly on NH 8, to stop serving liquor, a senior excise department official said. According to the officials, 70 liquor vends located on national highways in the … [Read more...] about Restro-Bars and Pubs in Trouble as SC Includes them in the Highway Liquor Ban
Moving a step closer to the rollout of the historic tax reform, the GST Bill was passed on Wednesday by the Lok Sabha. The Central GST Bill, the Integrated GST Bill, The GST (Compensation to States) Bill, and the Union Territory GST Bill were passed after declining the amendments proposed by the opposition parties. As the entire country is set to come under a single tax net, the … [Read more...] about Restaurateurs Rejoice! GST Bill Passed, to be Implemented from 1st July
The Goods and Services Tax which proposes to replace at least 17 federal and state indirect taxes is all set to be implemented from 1st July 2017. The GST is being anticipated eagerly by all, as it spells good news for the consumers as well as the manufacturers and service providers alike. Talking about the Restaurant Industry specifically, the GST is expected to transform the business … [Read more...] about All You Need to Know About the GST Bill and How It Affects The Restaurants Business
While the Restaurant Industry was already reeling from the effects of Demonetization, new rulings are posing a severe threat to the future of the restaurants, especially in the Delhi NCR. Connaught Place, which seemed to slowly transition as the city’s party destination, witnessed an unfortunate event where a rooftop caved-in at Block C of the place. This tragic incident has raised … [Read more...] about Restaurants of Delhi In a Fix: Ban on Rooftop Meals, Vehicles, and Liquor in Certain Parts of the NCR