Hospitality and Leisure Finance Directors / FD’s
Are your looking for an FD or CFO from the Hospitality and Leisure? Or a Finance Director that has previously worked with Hospitality and Leisure businesses? Then you have come to the right place, here at FD Capital Recruitment we have a large database of candidates all with Hospitality and Leisure sector expertise.
Having previous experience within a Hospitality and Leisure business is essential for an FD to be able to make the biggest impact.
Hospitality and Leisure
There are over 207,000 eating venues in England, and around 25% of these are fast-food outlets.
According to the British Beer and Pub Association, around 8.5 billion pints of beer were sold, with 7.4 billion 175ml glasses of wine, and 1.2 billion pints of cider in the UK in 2018. Beer has 54 pence of duty per pint. There are around 2530 breweries in the UK.
In a September 2015 report for the British Hospitality Association (BHA), the UK industry paid around £41bn in tax; around half of this is VAT. The tax paid in 2014 was around £7bn higher than that paid in 2010. Overseas visitor spending in the UK (not including international students) is reckoned to be around £22bn.
The UK tourist industry is the 8th largest tourism destination in the world. VisitBritain is responsible for tourists to the UK. In 2014 there were around 30m overseas visitors to the UK.
In 2019 the hospitality sector contributed £59.3 billion in Gross Value Added to the UK economy, around 3.0% of total UK economic output. In the three months to September 2020, there were 2.38 million jobs in the hospitality sector in the UK, representing 6.9% of total UK employment. Whilst this sector has been one of the worse hit by the pandemic it is now recovering strongly and not far away from its 2019 pre-covid peak.
About FD Capital Recruitment – your Finance Director and CFO specialists.
Formed in 2018 FD Capital Recruitment was founded with the objective of becoming a leading provider of Finance Directors and CFO’s
We offer three solutions :-
Part-Time FD’s and CFO’s our idea being to bring the skills and experience that finance directors have gained in larger corporates and plc’s and make them available to SME’s on fractional time basis.
Interim FD’s and CFO’s available for short term assignments
Full Time FD’s and CFO’s – we’ll find the perfect senior financial professional for your business and its requirements.
We have grown and grown and had our busiest year so far in 2020 with some of our team working six days per week. Many of our team and most of our candidates are ICAEW qualified. See more of the areas covered by FD capital here.
Our main offices are based in Great Portland Street, London.
We pride ourselves on always being friendly and professional, plus our approach reflects that we are team made up of FD’s and professional recruiters, so you can be sure of talking with someone who knows first hand what your issues and situation is likely to be. Many of our team have been entrepreneurs themselves so can really relate to our owner manager client base. See our sectors page to find more of our specialist Finance Directors.
Because we are so experienced we always find the best candidates.