Training

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.

Mental health: the Licensed Trade Charity has introduced a free scheme to help publicans to support workers

Free mental health training for publicans

By Emily Hawkins

The Licensed Trade Charity (LTC) has introduced a free training scheme to equip publicans with the ability to identify and help workers with mental health issues.

'Specialist knowledge': The Butcombe Futures Academy will see 12 assistant managers and 11 chefs complete tailored courses over the next year

Butcombe Pubs & Inns launches apprenticeship academy

By Stuart Stone

In partnership with hospitality industry training provider HIT Training, Butcombe Pubs & Inns has launched a bespoke apprenticeship programme across its estate of 25 managed West Country pubs.

Pub Skills: how pubs can add to bottom line with staff engagement

Video: Pub Skill's speakers discuss challenges for pub employers

By Georgina Townshend

What are the biggest challenges for pub employers, and how can they be overcome? These were among questions addressed by industry experts as part of The Morning Advertiser's Pub Skills event on how employee engagement can add to the bottom line.

Hospitality apprenticeships

Training

Pubcos offer A-level graduates alternatives to university

By Sara Hussein

After students received their A level results last Thursday (18 Aug), 424,000 university places have been offered to those who achieved the right grades. But for those who wish to enter the hospitality industry there are alternatives to university.

New programme aims to boost skilled chefs in the industry

Chef recruitment crisis

HIT Chef Academy launched

By Nicholas Robinson

A new chef training programme has been launched by HIT Training in a bid to tackle the growing shortage of skilled chefs in kitchens, which is expected to reach a peak of 11,000 in pubs by 2020.