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HR in Hospitality – Celebrates the best the industry has to offer!

The Park Plaza Riverside hosted the HR in hospitality awards for 2013 on Friday evening (6th September) – creating a fabulous backdrop of the Thames at night – an evening of celebrating the achievements of Human Resources within all sectors of the hospitality industry.  Compères for the night were vice-chair, Basil Blanco and Esther O’Halloran, committee …

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The importance of work experience – a post from Anne Pierce, CEO, Springboard

  I have a bee in my bonnet about work experience. It’s a persistent one and its buzzing away loudly at the moment – work experience is THE critical factor in influence career decisions and we need to do more and do it well. If you think about it, there can’t be many industries that …

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Springboard study shows that school leavers represent a huge opportunity for the hospitality industry

Research from Springboard shows that 82% of school leavers don’t know what they want to do when they leave full time education. Of those 53% would positively consider a career in the hospitality sector, double the number of those questioned back in 2005. Commenting, Springboard CEO, Anne Pierce said: “The study tells us two things, …

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Competition for hospitality jobs hits new high

  The latest Hospitality Employment Index report from Caterer.com and People 1st shows that whilst the number of UK hospitality jobs has remained stable over the last year, the number of applications has leapt by 17% with more than 1,000,000 over the quarter. All areas of the country saw an increase in applications ranging from …

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Biking for Breast Cancer Care

  The Mercure Edinburgh City Hotel team is doing a tour of the Scottish Mercure hotels – on an exercise bike! The hotel volunteers will cycle the equivalent of a journey starting at Mercure Ayr and finishing at Mercure Inverness visiting Glasgow, Livingston, Edinburgh and Perth en route. The hotel is on its way to …

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Springboard to recognise Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism Industry with their ‘Awards For Excellence 2013

The Springboard Awards for Excellence 2013 will celebrate and reward inspiring people, organisations and initiatives – those that work hard to elevate the profile of the industry as an employer and demonstrating an ability to attract and retain talent. Last year’s winners included: Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir, Charles Wells, InterContinental London Park Lane and David Mulcahy, who received …

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HR in Hospitality Awards 2013 shortlist announcement

Shortlist revealed for the HR in Hospitality Awards 2013 The shortlist has been revealed for the prestigious HR in Hospitality Awards 2013. The winners will be announced at the awards on the 6th of September at the Park Plaza Riverbank London. The shortlist includes worthy individuals and teams from Red Carnation Hotels, CH & Co, …

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Careers in Hospitality, an exhibition running from 28th-29th April 2014

Recruit, promote, get involved… In an industry where there is a high skills shortage, employers need to work hard to attract the right candidates. It’s often a good idea to supplement tried and tested ways of recruiting with something extra.  Exhibiting at a face to face event gives you the chance to meet potential new …

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Who is going to win at the prestigious AA Hospitality Awards 2013?

The AA Awards are amongst the most prestigious national awards of their kind and draw on the unrivalled knowledge and expertise of the AA inspectorate and other industry professionals involved in the judging process. Winners are selected in recognition of excellence and success within their award category, having shown a significant improvement within the preceding …

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We are proud to announce the shortlist for the Best Employers in Hospitality Awards 2013

Hospitality employees name the best places to work Shortlist Revealed for Caterer.com’s Best Employers in Hospitality Awards 2013 Yo! Sushi, QMH, Salt Yard Group, One Aldwych, Harbour & Jones, Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall, Peach Pub Company and Young & Co’s Brewery know what it takes to be the best employers in hospitality. These companies and 42 …

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