Recruitment

Improvement required: 'We need to stop talking about it and make serious strides to making this an industry to be proud of, not just a part time job before people move onto bigger and better things'

Opinion

Is the hospitality sector suffering from its reluctance to invest in staff?

By Heath Ball, managing director, Frisco Group

It’s no secret that that most hospitality businesses are suffering from a staff shortage – yes, even you Mr Martin – but while we look at Brexit and Covid-19 as the perpetrators of the problem, should we be looking closer to home for answers?

The Morning Advertiser Lock In podcast episode 24

The Lock In Podcast

The Lock In Podcast: Can't get the staff, literally...

By Ed Bedington

One of the key challenges of reopening has been on the staffing front, from re-energising long furloughed team members, through to recruiting replacements and training teams back up to speed. The Lock In podcast team take a deep dive into those issues,...

The Morning Advertiser Lock In podcast episode 21

The Lock In Podcast

The Lock In Podcast: The challenges ahead

By Ed Bedington

In the latest edition of the podcast, the team discuss the issue of staffing amid reopening alongside conflicting guidance from councils and many other challenges operators are facing and could face in the coming months. The team are also joined by Admiral...

How does the new jobs scheme compare to furlough?

New job scheme v furlough - which is best?

How does the new jobs scheme compare to furlough?

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Morning Advertiser takes a look at the difference the enhanced Job Support Scheme (JSS) will make to employees on minimum wage compared to the original Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).

Looking ahead: Chancellor Rishi Sunak will be unveiling plans to protect jobs through the colder months later today (Thursday 24 September)

Chancellor to announce plan to protect jobs today

By Nikkie Thatcher

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is expected to reveal the Government’s plan to protect jobs during winter later today (Thursday 24 September) amid reports the Autumn Budget has been cancelled.

A fair deal: Farrah Qureshi, CEO and founder of consultancy Global Diversity Practice explains what unconscious bias is

How to avoid unconscious bias when hiring pub staff

By Nikkie Sutton

Believe it or not, it is natural to form a biased opinion even if it couldn’t be further from your intentions. The same thing can happen when recruiting staff so heed this advice to avoid the pitfalls.

Publican Awards 2016: Best pub employer (2-50 sites)

Publican Awards 2016: Best pub employer (2-50 sites)

By Ben Winstanley

The New World Trading Company has taken home the gong for Best Pub Employer (2-50 sites), sponsored by Sky, at the 25th anniversary of the Publican Awards, held at Battersea Evolution in London.

Business guru: Drive down pub-boss salaries

Business guru: Drive down pub-boss salaries

By The PMA Team

Executive recruitment consultant Nigel Sapsed has called for tougher performance targets to protect jobs in the pub trade. Sapsed, who advises many...

Investing in skills

Investing in skills

Managed-house operators are nurturing talented staff to make sure they keep their best people. Graham Ridout finds out more The trend towards a more...

Pure and simple

Pure and simple

Piers Lyon tells Humayun Hussain about his new chef, new menu and fresh look at the White Hart, in Welwyn Why my food business is a success We have...

THE GUV'NOR

THE GUV'NOR

By Paul Clerehugh

Watch out for rogue recruitment companies when it comes to hiring a chef, says the licensee of the Crooked Billet in Stoke-on-Rowe, Oxfordshire Page...

Recruitment

Recruitment

Looking for a new job? Charles Wells, Fuller, Smith & Turner, Scottish & Newcastle Retail (S&N) and Action Recruitment all have...