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“It’s not just a summer job”: Changing Perceptions at the BHA Summit

  If there was one key learning from this year’s BHA Summit, it was that the UK hospitality industry needs to change its image in the eyes of jobseekers and young people as a place to develop a fulfilling and lasting career. ‘Perception’ was the word of the day. On June 6th, the British Hospitality …

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Supporting Emerging Talent

  Flying High! Careers are taking off at Hilton London Heathrow Terminal 5 In the current climate of skills shortages within the hospitality industry, it’s vital that employers create talent pools and pathways that can secure their future requirements. Nurturing emerging talent equals a positive impact on employee retention, productivity, customer satisfaction, not to mention …

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Employer innovation that benefits the whole industry

We talk to Jessica Berry, Talent Manager of Firmdale Hotels and judge of the 2017 Caterer.com People Awards “The recruitment process can be challenging. It’s not always seen as the most glamorous of roles within hospitality, but it’s a vital part of running hotels. All employers want to hire the right people and you have …

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Durham Leads the Way

    Leadership in hospitality Recruitment, Development and Retention In terms of quality and service, the UK hospitality industry has a lot of which to be proud. Away from our world class restaurants and hotels, however, there are many institutions which provide incredible food service and an outstanding work environment for employees. These can include prisons, …

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In hospitality, every player plays their part

    We talk to Geraldine McCormick, HR Advisor for Commercial Operations at The National Theatre, a 2016 Caterer.com People Awards winner It’s that time again! Entries are now being welcomed for the 2017 Caterer.com People Awards. These special awards celebrate the finest achievements in hospitality recruitment, development and retention. The 2016 award for On-Boarding …

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How to deliver a Michelin-starred Experience

It’s the ultimate accolade in fine dining, coveted by chefs and revered by connoisseurs. A Michelin Star is a badge of honour for restaurants worldwide, but how do you deliver a Michelin-starred experience and maintain it year in, year out? Caterer.com hosted a special panel at ScotHot 2017 where Andrew McIntosh, Sales Director at Caterer.com …

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Caterer.com People Awards – Employee Engagement Programme – Byron Hamburgers

  The hard work and perseverance of hospitality employers is often overlooked, and that’s why Caterer.com People Awards shine a light on their successes. The 2017 awards are now open for entries, across 13 categories reflecting every stage of the recruitment process. Last year, with an impressive initiative, Byron Hamburgers won the Employee Engagement Programme …

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We are open for entries! Caterer.com People Awards 2017

The hospitality sector may be the fourth largest industry in the UK and employ nearly five million people, but for hospitality employers the struggle to attract, recruit and retain the talent they need is ongoing and often painful. With the industry in growth, competition for candidates is sharper than ever, and the disruption of Brexit …

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Tackling Recruitment Challenges at ScotHot 2017

Scotland’s largest food, drink, tourism and hospitality trade show, ScotHot, took place in Glasgow over March 15 & 16 2017. Nearly 200 producers and suppliers filled the SEC Exhibition Centre where key players took the opportunity to meet, network and enjoy the best that the industry has to offer. Caterer.com proudly sponsored the Spotlight Stage …

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Getting the most out of the Apprenticeship Levy

Aimed at adding 3 million apprenticeships by 2020,  the Apprenticeship Levy came into effect  on 6th April . In an industry facing major staffing issues and skills shortages this is an opportunity to attract new talent. According to People1st.co.uk the benefits of apprenticeships are, “80% of companies who invest in apprentices report an increase in staff …

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