Training

Ann Robertson and Matthew Ingram, the first two apprentices to complete the BII's Licensed Hospitality Apprenticeship Level 2 training scheme

Training for consistency: pubs

By Emma Eversham

As is the case with restaurants and hotels, the pub sector is made up of a range of varying sizes of business, from the individually-owned freehold pub employing a handful of staff members, to the multi-site operator with thousands of recruits. 

Pub staff can now enter the industry through an apprenticeship with the BII and People 1st

BII launches first apprenticeships for pubs

By Emma Eversham

Professional licensing body The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) has launched the first apprenticeship programme for the pub sector to help fill a skills gap identified by the industry.

Taskin Muzaffer, operations manager at Drake & Morgan

After hours with... Taskin Muzaffer

By Becky Paskin

Taskin Muzaffer, the operations manager at rapidly-expanding bar/ restaurant group Drake & Morgan, speaks of a fast-paced career progression, working abroad, and keeping a cool head.

The Arrogant Frog opens at Umi Brighton

The Arrogant Frog opens at Umi Brighton

By Becky Paskin

The renowned French restaurant has reopened at its new site at budget hotel Umi Brighton, to offer a joint hospitality and catering training facility

Train staff and survive the recession

Train staff and survive the recession

By Becky Paskin

Businesses are warned if they don’t invest in training instead of making redundancies, they are more likely to fall victim to the recession