JDW regarded as one of the UK's top employers

J D Wetherspoon is regarded as one of the UK’s top employers and its expansion of its apprenticeship scheme towards the end of 2019 further supports this. The pub company has a strong investment in training, policies and equality and has worked over the past few years to increase its employee retention. The average lengthContinue reading JDW regarded as one of the UK's top employers

Register to compete in Nestle Professional Toque d’Or 2020

Are you a student or apprentice and wondering what it’s truly like to work in hospitality? Why not register to take part in Nestle Professional’s competition Toque d’Or. Be sure to register soon as applications close on 22nd November 2019. Nestle Professional Toque d’Or is a challenging but extremely rewarding competition that will push studentsContinue reading Register to compete in Nestle Professional Toque d’Or 2020

BBPA announce their new Chief Executive

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) recently announced their new Chief Executive, Emma McClarkin, who will start the role in early November, succeeding former executive Brigid Simmonds. Emma currently works as a Global Consultant following a 10-year term as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP). Before this role, Emma has also held theContinue reading BBPA announce their new Chief Executive

Be At One reveal their Bartender of the Year

Jessica Smit, Training Co-Ordinator in Greek Street and Regent Street Be At One, has been crowned the ninth winner of the annual Be At One Bartender of the Year competition. The final was held at Be At One on Regents Street. The competition is a company-wide initiative where all bartenders put their skills to theContinue reading Be At One reveal their Bartender of the Year

Hotel Cateys 2019 Shortlist Revealed

Since 2007, Hotel Cateys recognises and celebrates the most successful hotel operators, hoteliers and their employees in the UK. The awards were designed to reward those individuals and teams that work tirelessly to make sure their business delivers exceptional guest experience. The awards cover various aspects of the industry from hotels with the ‘Best UseContinue reading Hotel Cateys 2019 Shortlist Revealed