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.

This new sales team has been appointed at Cedar Court Hotels

People on the Move in Hospitality: July 2012

By Luke Nicholls

In our People on the Move gallery, BigHospitality rounds up some of the movers and shakers of the hospitality industry. The past month has seen a number of new appointments at hotels, restaurants and pubs including Radisson Blu, Cassis and Barracuda Pub...

Accor has launched its first UK training academy with a pledge to create 3,500 new hotel jobs and take on a number of young, unemployed people in London

Accor to create 3,500 hotel jobs in three years

By Peter Ruddick & Luke Nicholls

Global hotel chain Accor has today launched its first UK training academy in Hammersmith as part of plans to invest £5m in employee training, creating 3,500 jobs in the country in the next three years and taking on young unemployed people in London.

Wayne & Claire Saud  have been appointed live-in managers of Ashmount Country House in Yorkshire

People on the move in Hospitality: June 2012

By Luke Nicholls

BigHospitality rounds up the latest appointments in the hospitality industry. This month sees key appointments at hotels, restaurants and pubs including DoubleTree by Hilton, Carlson Rezidor and The Fishpool Inn.

Daniele Pampagnin has joined PPHE Hotels Group as executive chef

People on the Move in Hospitality: May 2012

By Luke Nicholls

BigHospitality rounds up the latest appointments in the hospitality industry. This month sees key appointments at hotels, restaurants and pubs including The Leaconfield, Jurys Inn and Vinoteca. 

London Mayor Boris Johnson has pledged his support for the BII's Apprenticeship in Licenced Hospitality

Boris Johnson gets behind new BII Apprenticeship scheme

By Luke Nicholls

London’s re-elected Mayor Boris Johnson is challenging the licensed hospitality sector to get 5,000 apprentices working in the pub industry within the next 12 months, as part of a joint initiative with the British Institute of Innkeeping (BII).

The first challenge of Nestlé Toque d’Or took place yesterday at the Defence Food Services School

Nestle Toque d’Or 2012 catering competition final gets underway

By Luke Nicholls

The grand final of the Nestlé Toque d’Or student catering competition is underway, with eight of the UK’s catering colleges being put through their paces in the most varied range of exciting catering scenarios in the competition’s 24-year history.

The Master Innholder scholarships pays the costs for up to 18 managers to attend residential hospitality management courses

Master Innholders annual scholarship programme open for entries

By Luke Nicholls

The Master Innholders has announced the opening of its annual scholarship programme, offering hospitality managers and senior department heads the chance to earn a coveted place on an intensive management development course. 

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