Young People

The report revealed that 54 per cent of young people would choose an apprenticeship if offered one

Apprenticeship programmes vastly oversubscribed, finds report

By Carina Perkins

As National Apprenticeship Week kicks off, a new study has revealed that demand for apprenticeships is outstripping supply in England, and boosting the number of apprentices would provide a £4bn a year boost to the economy.

(L-R): Wendy Hewitt (West Cornwall Pasty Company); James Buckley (Genuine Dining); Jill Whittaker (HIT), Jason Atherton; John Hyde (HIT); Simon Slidel (Bailbrook House Hotel) ; Alex Taylor (Harrison Catering)

Jason Atherton backs new hospitality traineeship

By Luke Nicholls

Jason Atherton, the Michelin-starred chef-proprietor of Pollen Street Social, was among those in attendance at the recent launch of a new, nationwide Traineeship Programme from hospitality apprenticeship provider HIT.

(L-R): Chris Galvin of Galvin at Windows; Christine Colesworthy of People 1st; Rachael Fidler of HTP Training; and Fred Sirieix of Galvin at Windows

Chris Galvin backs HTP’s new hospitality training initiative

By Luke Nicholls

Your Future in Hospitality, a new Isle of Wight-based initiative from HTP Training which looks to attract more young people into the hospitality industry, has been welcomed by Michelin-starred chef and restaurateur Chris Galvin.

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).