Chris Underwood became the pastry chef at Five Fields when it opened in May

Chris Underwood: Career Profile

By Luke Nicholls

Pastry chefs are few and far between in UK restaurants, but Chris Underwood has been in the pastry department for all of his working life. Gaining experience with an array of big-name chefs including Tom Aikens, Michael Caines and Alan Murchison, Underwood...

The two organisations will use their collective power and flagship employability campaigns to help young people get ready for work

60,000 new hospitality jobs: Barclays joins forces with the BHA

By Luke Nicholls

The hospitality industry’s biggest ever job creation drive has today been given a welcome boost as Barclays bank has partnered with the British Hospitality Association (BHA) to double the organisation’s goal of creating 60,000 new jobs in the sector by...

Exploitation? The hotel, catering and leisure industry employs around half a million people on zero-hours contracts

Zero-hours contracts: Are they needed in hospitality?

By Luke Nicholls

The term ‘zero-hours contract’ generates more light than heat and is vague and unhelpful, according to the British Hospitality Association (BHA), which claims variable hours of work in hotels, restaurants and pubs across the UK has been central to job...

The second Hospitality & Tourism Summit takes place at the InterContinental Park Lane today (11 June)

British Hospitality & Tourism Summit 2013: Spotlight on job creation

By Luke Nicholls

The British Hospitality Association (BHA) will announce that the UK’s hospitality and tourism industries will create over 30,000 new job opportunities for young people by 2015 as the organisation hosts its annual Summit in London later today (11 June).


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