Success stories: five pub apprentices explain how they have got stuck into their careers

What is it like being a pub apprentice?

By Emily Hawkins

During National Apprenticeship Week last week (4-9 March), The Morning Advertiser spoke to apprentices in the pub business about their experiences of the industry and their highlights so far.

Equal terms; Senior reporter Nikkie Sutton shares her thoughts on International Women's Day

International Women's Day

Opinion: we must ensure parity is for all

By Nikkie Sutton

This issue of The Morning Advertiser is one that is particularly close to my heart and includes a topic that is particularly prevalent at the moment – empowering women.

International Women's Day: HR and Training

International Women's Day

Leaders in pubco HR and training

By Nicholas Robinson

Without an efficient and compliant HR and training department, pubcos would crumble. Here we speak to five women who head the HR and training functions of top on-trade businesses.

Provocative campaign: licensed venues can help to raise awareness of domestic abuse

How can bars raise awareness of domestic abuse?

By Emily Hawkins

Licensed venues should get involved in raising awareness of domestic abuse, according to the organisers of a initiative that saw bar staff wear black eye make-up.

Company boss: New World Trading Company CEO Chris Hill

NWTC named fifth best company to work for

By Nikkie Sutton

The New Word Trading Company (NWTC) is fifth on the 2019 The Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work For, improving on two places from last year.

New partnership: Ei will help charity The Clink to train prisoners to become chefs

Ei partners with prison restaurant charity

By Emily Hawkins

Ei Group is to help offenders qualify for work as chefs in the pub business after their release, in a partnership with a charity focused on reducing re-offending rates.

'Ridiculous proposition': Wright (second right) is 'constantly bewildered' by the number of job applicants who refuse to work beyond 11pm

MA at 225

‘Staff, staff everywhere, but no one working shifts’

By Ken Wright

Flexible rostering, zero hours, part time, full time, weekends only, school hours, no late nights... the list of ‘wants’ by staff and trendy working styles in this industry will be the death of us, says Ken Wright, managing director of The Phoenix Artist...

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