Training

Getting the basics right: guidance from the BBPA, UKHospitality and Acas will help hospitality businesses

BBPA and UKHospitality publish employment guidance

By Stuart Stone

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) and UKHospitality have published guidance to assist employers in the hospitality sector in collaboration with advisory, conciliation and arbitration service Acas.

Turn up the heat: getting the chefs your pub needs can be a tall order

MA's chef guide

Chef crisis: time to grow your own kitchen talent?

By Claire Churchard

Chefs are hot property. With numerous pan wranglers and kitchen kingpins on television or touring the country like rock stars it’s no surprise that people coming into the profession are ambitious.

More jobs available: vacancies in the hospitality sector are on the up

Hospitality job vacancies rise

By Michelle Perrett

Job vacancies rose by 7.7% in the hospitality sector in March, the latest statistics from job website CV-Library has revealed.

Combined effort: businesses and the public are keen to address the problem of plastic waste

Packaging waste targeted by sector leaders

By Michelle Perrett

The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) and UKHospitality are to spearhead the pub industry’s efforts to tackle packaging waste at a new event.

Great addition: According to CGA Group chief executive Phil Tate, their latest acquisition

CGA Group acquires CPL Online

By Stuart Stone

CGA Group completed the acquisition of CPL Online, the specialist provider of e-learning, business solutions and interactive services, from CPL Training on 27 March.

Learning first: STAR is claimed to be the first training programme built to match the apprenticeship levy

HIT Training and CPL collaborate to launch STAR

By Stuart Stone

HIT Training and CPL Training have joined forces to launch a new virtual learning environment designed to provide hospitality apprentices with access to high-quality learning facilities.

Return on investment: employers are more positive about apprenticeship levy

Employers ‘more positive’ about apprenticeship levy a year on

By Claire Churchard

The majority of employers are confident that they will receive a positive return on investment (ROI) from the money they’ve paid into the apprenticeship levy, according to a survey of members of the People 1st Apprenticeship Network.

Pub pay: a fair wage for pub staff?

Pub salaries – who gets paid the most?

By Nicholas Robinson

Employment in pubs is at a five-year high, with staff on average paid more than the national living wage. However, the trade still struggles to fill vacancies and some workers can feel short-changed when it comes to salaries