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.

New apprenticeship standards for a range of areas, including commis chef and chef de partie, are designed to expand options for young people in hospitality

New hospitality apprenticeship standards approved

By Mark Wingett

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has approved five new apprenticeship standards for hospitality that will expand the range of options available to young people.

The campaign aims to attract and train young chefs

Trade organisations join forces to tackle chef skills shortage

By Ellie Bothwell

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) and Perceptions Group have joined forces to help fight the shortage of pub chefs and improve chef skills for those working in the pub and bar sector.

Over-attentive waiting staff deter diners from leaving tips

Pushy waiters deter diners from leaving tips

By Melodie Michel

Over-attentive waiting staff has been named as the most irritating practice in British restaurants in a survey commissioned by restaurant critic Barry Verber.

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