Technical survey of “Top hotel” economic crisis in the accommodation sector proposes through working time reductions have become an issue in the German hotel industry. Nearly 20 percent of establishments registered short-time working. This emerges from a technical survey of the journal top hotel (www.tophotel.de) 269 employees and employers in the hospitality industry. However, only 16 percent of respondents are personally affected by short-time working. 44 per cent of the staff were informed already about the rules of State aid for short-time working as a precaution. This suggests that short-time working at several guest farms could still stand. The severity of the short-time work so far still not seriously fails: in 85 percent of the undertakings concerned is now reduced to ten percent of the full working time.
At around eight percent of the companies, 20 percent of work time with short-time money is replaced at 2.6 percent of the companies surveyed up to 30 percent and 2.3 percent of the short-working companies up to 40 percent. But also think tougher short-time working arrangements in the hotel industry: operation up to 90 percent of the work time was cut at least for individual employees. It is not trimmed also with working time when the entire staff base of hotels affected by short-time working long. Over half of companies have put a quarter of their employees on short-time working. However, half of the workforce works briefly at 20 percent of guest farms once. Ever 15 percent have cut working hours at 75 or 100 percent of the employees. Short-time work should be used according to employment agency carry out training.
But the offer seems to be not very interesting: only 23 percent of employees affected by short-time working have booked courses. The majority (55%) neglecting the training offer, 22 percent are still undecided. And: 45 percent of those surveyed indicated that so far have did not know about the funding opportunities for further education. “The methodology: the expert survey short-time working in the hospitality industry” was between 24 and 30 June carried out 2009 under 269 participants (of which 50% employees). 80 percent of respondents are employed in the hospitality industry. “The majority of the participants (59%) is between 30 and 49 years old. 21 percent of those surveyed have up to ten years of professional experience, 27 per cent are for up to 20 years in the profession and 32 percent are perhaps as many as 30 years in the hospitality industry working. top hotel” is the renowned journal for the hotel management in Germany. The magazine appears ten times a year in the leisure-Verlag, Landsberg, a company of the LPV food practice Verlag Neuwied GmbH. “” “In this group appear” including the kitchen, catering inside “, convenience shop” and food practice “. More information: for more information: Thomas Karsch, karsch top hotel de top hotel leisure publishing Landsberg GmbH, Celsius 7, 86899 Landsberg am Lech Tel. + 49 (0) 8191 947 160, fax + 49 (0) 8191 947 1666 press service: Carsten Hennig. Mobile + 49 (0) 160 958 377 56, ch news-good com Keywords: Hotel, hotels, accommodation, Germany, short-time working, economic crisis press release and graphics to download: docs.google.com/View?id=dc92fq85_744dp3kd7g3