Recruitment & training

Recruitment & training

With an estimated 236,000 extra jobs expected to be created in hospitality by 2015 there has never been a greater need to find the right people to fill them. Recruiting the right staff, developing their skills and retaining them is essential for a successful business, so it is important to know how to do it. Read about the latest trends in recruitment, top tips from experts and more here.

Agency chefs: kitchen heroes or mercenary zeros?

Agency chefs: kitchen heroes or mercenary zeros?

By Tony Naylor

With good chefs in short supply, there is top money to be made in temping right now. But what does that mean for wider recruitment? Who will benefit? And will agency chefs ever shake off their reputation as kitchen cowboys?

Trial shifts: to pay or not to pay?

Trial shifts: to pay or not to pay?

By Esther Smith

The use of unpaid trail shifts in the industry was thrown into the spotlight last month amid claims that restaurateurs were exploiting workers' rights. Esther Smith from law firm TLT outlines what you need to know about the practice.

People on the move: July 2017

People on the move: July 2017

By Sophie Witts

It's been another busy month in hospitality, we round up some of the chefs departing restaurants and taking on new roles.

How to interest customers in good wine: Noble Rot

Noble Rot: How to interest customers in good wine

By Joe Lutrario & Hannah Thompson

As a new poll shows the British to be clueless about wine, we asked Mark Andrew, co-founder of Noble Rot wine bar and restaurant for his tips on how to change that