The hospitality industry, HORECA (Hotels, Restaurants, Cafes), is not exempt from obstacles arising in relations with customers, employees, or public authorities, regarding the necessary permits for operation. We, therefore, offer expert legal advice on:
The procedures for authorization to operate.
Prior to the start of activity in the HORECA sector (Hotels, Restaurants, Cafes), it is vital to obtain and draw up certain documents, namely authorizations, permits, and contracts. Together with you, we will go through all the steps that will lead to the materialization of a successful business based on a strategy to streamline these preliminary procedures.
Among the documents required to carry out an activity in this field are:
- The operating license
- The veterinary registration document
- DSP (Public Health Department) health authorization
- ISU fire prevention and extinguishing permit
- Authorisation from the Environmental Protection Authority
- Operating permit from the town hall and opening hours
- Certificate of classification of the location from the Ministry of Tourism
- Contract with an occupational medicine practice
- Contract with a security and protection service company
- Contract with a sanitation company
- Contract with a pest control company
- Contract with water, sewage, electricity, gas suppliers
- Contract with the supplier who will issue certificates of conformity for goods
Assistance in negotiating and drafting contracts with suppliers.
Supply contracts are essential in the conduct of business. The pre-contractual phase of negotiations includes reaching an agreement on the crucial elements of the future contract. We can assist you in pre-contract discussions where the future relationship between the parties is established so that your interests are protected.
A supply contract is a contract whereby one party, called the supplier, undertakes to transfer ownership of and deliver a specified quantity of goods one or more times after the conclusion of the contract or on a continuous basis or to provide certain services at one or more times after the conclusion of the contract or on a constant basis, and the other party, called the recipient, undertakes to take delivery of the goods or services and to pay for them.
Assistance in obtaining non-reimbursable funds to support business development.
Preparing the documents for obtaining non-reimbursable funds is a stage that requires time and attention. If you want to save time and make sure that the documentation is prepared without errors, we help you go through all the steps of such an approach.
Running a business requires human, technical, and financial resources. An optimal solution for developing your company may also be to access funding to support a variety of different areas of activity. We help you identify the most suitable program for your business, regardless of how long it has been on the market while checking eligibility conditions.
Representation in employment protection litigation.
Employment and social security law involve a variety of issues faced by both employees and employers.
The general rules of labor protection include general principles for the prevention of accidents at work and occupational diseases, as well as general guidelines for their application. They aim to eliminate or reduce the risk factors of occupational injury or illness in the work system, specific to each component of the system, by informing, consulting, and involving employees and their representatives.
We provide you with our experience, and we are actively involved in the drafting of the documents that characterize labor relations, as well as in the drafting of the general guidelines for the application of labour protection.
If you find yourself in a situation where labour protection has not been respected, and you need a representative in the dispute, our team is ready to support you throughout the process.
Challenging contraventions and suspension of work.
The ANPC has the right to initiate thematic controls, without the complaint of any consumer, in order to identify and sanction certain irregularities.
The controls carried out by the ANPC may result in the sanctioning of economic operators if certain irregularities are discovered. They aim to ensure the conformity of services and products and compliance with consumer protection regulations.
If you consider that the sanction imposed by the ANPC team is not legal, you can appeal within 15 days by filing a complaint with the court in whose jurisdiction the offense was committed.