Legal top tips: advice working at licensed premises

With a son who has just started a part-time job working behind a bar while at university, it seemed the right time to share the pearls of wisdom I have given him on some of the things he needs to watch out for. Ask for full training on not only statutory requirements, but also onContinue reading Legal top tips: advice working at licensed premises

Ofsted annual report warns apprenticeship levy being spent on graduate scheme rebadging

Amanda Spielman has amplified Ofsted’s concern that too much apprenticeship levy funding is being spent on higher levels, which is squeezing out the recruitment of young people onto lower level programmes. The chief inspector raised the issue in her second annual report, published this morning. “We are concerned that in many cases, levy money is notContinue reading Ofsted annual report warns apprenticeship levy being spent on graduate scheme rebadging

‘BE AT ONE’ LAUNCHES BARTENDER CERTIFICATE

First of its kind to launch Accredited Programme This November one of the UK’s leading cocktail bars will be taking its training to the next level with the launch of the Be At One Bartending Academy ensuring that every trainee through the door will leave with a professional accredited certificate. Already with a staunch reputationContinue reading ‘BE AT ONE’ LAUNCHES BARTENDER CERTIFICATE

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