2015 Acorn Scholarship Announced

25 year old Daniel McLoughlin has been named as the 2015 Acorn Scholar. McLoughlin,restaurant manager at Exclusive Hotels’ South Lodge hotel, becomes the 13th Scholar to impress the judging panel with his commitment to developing a mentoring scheme for college students. The judges, including restaurateur James Horler and chef Mark Sergeant heard Daniel talk aboutContinue reading 2015 Acorn Scholarship Announced

Spirit Launch Apprenticeships Team

Spirit Pub Company, the firm who own and manage brands such as Chef & Brewer and Flaming Grill Pubs has launched a new full time team to deliver the apprenticeship training programmes  that the company offers. The full time team of eleven will deliver the existing five apprenticeship training programmes that the company offers. Now inContinue reading Spirit Launch Apprenticeships Team

The Catering sector has doubled in size

The British Hospitality Association (BHA) have released a report today, which shows the catering sector has doubled in size since 1993. The Food & Service Management (FSM) Report, revealed that the sector is thriving due to the size of the market having doubled to an annual turnover in excess of £4.25 billion between 1993 andContinue reading The Catering sector has doubled in size

HABC launch new foodservice Qualification

The Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) has launched a new qualification for caterers, in preperation for new food allergen legislation, which will come into effect next month. The HABC Level 3 award in Food Allergen Management is aimed at anyone involved in the purchase, delivery, production and serving of food within the catering, hospitalityContinue reading HABC launch new foodservice Qualification

Book Release: This Time, it’s Personnel

This time last year a group of authors released Humane, Resourced – a collection of articles and thoughts on the world of HR and business. The book enjoyed an 8 week run in the top 10 of the UK business books charts and the follow up titled  ‘This Time, It’s Personnel’ is now available on KindleContinue reading Book Release: This Time, it’s Personnel