Despite a recession hit economy, levels of youth unemployment unseen for 20 years, rising fuel and food costs, yet pitch fees get higher and higher. If they were high last year they are now at untenable levels.
If you cannot make money at an event, do not work at it. It doesn’t matter if you have done the same show for as long as you can remember or you’re just really keen to get into event catering, do not take risks that you cannot afford. Why gamble your own future and that of your business when we all know that ‘the bank always wins in the end.’
If you would like advice on whether you are being charged too much work to actually make a profit, call NCASS.