Curry restaurants in Britain are shutting down at a rate of two a week after new rules for migrant workers make it more difficult to find staff.Oli Khan, senior Vice-President of the Bangladesh Caterers Association UK, says curry houses are in danger in Britain, especially given the new migration rules that followed the Brexit vote. Many restaurant owners had backed the campaign to leave the European Union after assurances it would lead to more visas for South Asian cooks.
Changing tastes, increased competition and a rise in online ordering services mean the curry industry is struggling to keep up the interest it once had, experts have warned today. One Preston-based takeaway owner, who asked not to be named, said he thought the industry was in decline and described the situation as “very difficult”.
AGM & Election 2017:
NEC has decided to held AGM and Election in two separate dates. In the meeting it was
decided that AGM will be held on Sunday 5 th March 2017 at 12.30pm in BCA House.
After some discussions NEC has decided the following dates for election and its procedures:
Election will be held on Sunday 23 rd April 2017 at BCA House 12pm- 6pm.
Membership closing Date: Monday 27 th March 2017 by 5PM.
NEC meeting for Membership Approval- Monday 3 rd April 2017 at 12.30pm
Current Membership list handover to EC – Monday 10 th April 2017
Last day of Nomination submitting to EC – Monday 10 th April 2017 by 5PM at BCA House
Nomination withdrawal – By Thursday 13 th April 2017 at 5pm
BCA has completed the task to select the final list for "Restaurant of the Year 2016" award in House of Commons.
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It is widely accepted that Chicken Tikka Masala is now an integral part of the British Culture, but it is become an urgent issue and billion pound question before the curry industry members and as well before the responsible community and political leaders –Can our curry house survive the post recession scenario of shortages of skilled and unskilled staff and the government’s immigration policy? May we all can create an echo of the industry voice before it is too late and to save the curry industry may meet further damage!
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