“It is purely a percentage reason,” agrees Smyth, “And for this reason, we must encourage more women to come into the industry and support them to achieve success.” Saphira I’m a book dragon not a worm shirt
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In her Notting Hill restaurant, Smyth has introduced measures to improve work-life balance for all her staff. This includes opening the restaurant for just eight services a week so that staff, regardless of gender, have days off to spend time with their families.
“There is an issue surrounding the industry being perceived as being non-conducive to family life, that’s why we need to make the industry better for everyone,” she says.