Employment

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...

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).

Jess, a manager at The Somers Town Coffee House, with Billy, one of the first people to benefit from Yummy Pub Company's work experience scheme which is now being rolled out across the industry

UK pub industry pledges more than 400 work placements in just one week

By Peter Ruddick

Long hours, unskilled work and few career development opportunities: the hospitality industry, and pubs in particular, are constantly fighting to change these perceptions of jobs in the sector but now the team behind a new initiative gaining momentum believes it...

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