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Hotels, restaurants and pubs - and even Government Ministers - are supporting National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week: Hospitality industry unites

By Luke Nicholls

It's National Apprenticeship Week and hospitality businesses large and small have been pledging their support for the initiative which celebrates apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on the UK economy.

The Rooftop Café will be extended this summer, offering 70 covers and open for breakfast lunch and dinner

The Rooftop Café opens to the public

By Luke Nicholls

The Rooftop Café, a recently opened 35-cover café situated at the base of The Shard in London Bridge, is evolving from a service canteen into a 70-cover restaurant open to the public following an increased customer demand.

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 countdown begins for the 2012 Games

How ready is the UK for Olympics hospitality?

By Lorraine Heller

With exactly one year to go until the London Olympics, the UK is sending out a call to the world to come to these shores next year, but initial figures suggest that the hospitality sector is far from ready to welcome the additional visitors.