My shout: pubs and brewers lead the way in apprenticeships

By Brigid Simmonds Brigid Simmonds, chief executive of the British Beer & Pub Association, discusses the importance of getting apprenticeships right in the hospitality sector It was National Apprenticeship Week 2019 from 4-8 March. Now in its 12th year, National Apprenticeship Week offers both an opportunity to celebrate our fantastic apprenticeship schemes and a chanceContinue reading My shout: pubs and brewers lead the way in apprenticeships

Pubcos pledge to pay settled status application costs for EU staff

Pub group Young’s has announced it will cover the administrative cost of ‘settled status’ applications for its workers who are EU nationals. Millions of people will need to pay the £65 fee to apply to be allowed to stay in the UK indefinitely after Brexit. Wandsworth-based chain Young’s confirmed to the Press Association that itContinue reading Pubcos pledge to pay settled status application costs for EU staff

Wadworth crowns its ‘best of the best’

Brewer and retailer Wadworth has recognised the stand-out pubs and people from its managed and tenanted estates at its Best of the Best Awards. The annual event took place this week at The Bear Hotel in Devizes, Wiltshire, with winners including Danny and Tara Adams, who run the Greyhound and The George in Chippenham, whoContinue reading Wadworth crowns its ‘best of the best’

More pub jobs despite closures – time to kickstart a new career!

There are more jobs in pubs and bars compared to a decade ago, possibly because of an increase in pubs taking a food-led approach, official figures show. “The pub sector is proud of its role as a major UK employer and so the ONA data showing that pubs are employing more people than ever beforeContinue reading More pub jobs despite closures – time to kickstart a new career!

Mitchells and Butlers Wins Best Apprenticeship Training Programme In BII 2018 National Innovation in Training Awards

The NITAs are over for another year! Celebrating those who have demonstrated training excellence and innovation in the licensed retail sector. Winners have now been announced!  Mitchells and Butlers has won Best Apprenticeship Training Programme. With over 100 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, they offer their current and future employees a huge range ofContinue reading Mitchells and Butlers Wins Best Apprenticeship Training Programme In BII 2018 National Innovation in Training Awards