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Hospitality businesses need to address recruitment issues in order to tackle a skills shortage

Change needed to tackle hospitality skills shortage

By Melodie Michel

Hospitality and tourism businesses need to review their recruitment and retention strategies in order to tackle a skilled staff shortage in the sector, according to People 1st.

The BII Licensee of the Year 2014 will be revealed at the BII Annual Lunch in May

BII unveils new awards for 2014

By Luke Nicholls

The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) is introducing three new awards as part of its Licensee of the Year celebrations in the spring.

Paul Ainsworth (right) was presented with the accolade by Anthony Pitcher OBE, chairman of the Board of City College Southampton

Paul Ainsworth awarded honorary diploma

By Luke Nicholls

Renowned chef and restaurateur Paul Ainsworth has been awarded an honorary diploma in recognition for his outstanding contribution to the catering and hospitality industry.

Nicolas Clerc: Head sommelier and Wine Store manager at Le Pont de la Tour

After hours with...Nicolas Clerc

By Emma Eversham

Nicolas Clerc joined Le Pont de la Tour last May as head sommelier and manager of the Wine Store. He talks about his career and shares his top tips for success in his field