Is bar work right for you? And can you make an accident at work claim if something goes wrong?
Bar work isn’t for everyone. Many people think that working in a bar is a stopgap job that anyone can do whilst they are studying or waiting for another job, but this isn’t the case at all. There are professional mixologists working in cocktail bars all over the country, and others whose dream is to own a bar of their own, and all of these jobs are important and necessary.
If you think that you want to go into bar work, then you need to think carefully about whether or not you can handle the job. It isn’t a good choice for everyone, and if you aren’t the right fit for this sort of work, you won’t have a very enjoyable time.
- Are you a sociable person? Even though you aren’t on the other side of the bar having a night out like your customers are, it is so necessary for you to be a sociable person and to enjoy spending time with people if you want to enjoy bar work. Being a sociable person will also help you to get tips.
- Can you stay calm under pressure? Those who work in bars are going to have to deal with very busy, very stressful situations on a day to day basis, when the bar fills up all of a sudden, or over weekends when the bar is busy most of the time. You need to be able to cope with the situation calmly.
- Are you an evening person? Although there are daytime shifts available in most bars, the busiest times will be evenings and weekends, so you will be asked by your employer to have these times free most of the time. You also need to work well in the evenings rather than being tired.
Making an accident at work claim in Aberystwyth
You should think about making an accident at work claim for compensation from your employer, any time you sustain serious injuries in an accident which you believe they have caused. You can only make an accident at work claim in Aberystwyth if you are able to prove that you were not at fault for the accident, and you should bear in mind that making a claim will not make you popular with your employer.
It is always a good idea to speak to the friendly, helpful team at Accident Advice Helpline to get help deciding whether to make an accident at work claim in Aberystwyth or not. They can also pass you over to an injury lawyer if you do want your claim to move forward. Call the helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a land line or dial 0333 500 0993 from a mobile to get started.
Date Published: 16th October 2014