Tag Archives: Apprenticeships

Just 7% plan to do an apprenticeship

Apprenticeships still lag behind academic-based career paths as the preferred choice among young people, their parents and many UK employers. In a poll conducted by YouGov for support services company Interserve, only 7% of 13- to 18-year-olds said they plan to do an apprenticeship. Almost three if four (72%) plan on going to university or…
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News review

HYGIENE RATINGS delayed, invest in food security before disaster strikes, and Autumn statement impacts   Hygiene ratings Mandatory displays of hygiene ratings in England are still on the cards as the FSA announces that it will provide evidence on the costs and benefits to government "in the autumn".   Food security pre-disaster fund Funds should…
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DEFRA encourages apprenticeships in the food and drink industry

FOOD AND FARMING Minister George Eustice, MP, has urged food and drink manufacturers to inspire students to choose a career in hospitality.                               This call comes after Eustice was given a tour of McCain Foods’ Whittlesey factory in Peterborough as part…
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Diageo launches £5 million youth training and employment programme

DIAGEO HAS launched the Diageo Learning for Life, Scotland - a new £5 million training programme to help prepare young, unemployed people with the skills to succeed in the hospitality industry.                             The five year investment programme will provide technical training as…
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An Innocent Smoothie with…Jonathan Raggett

RED CARNATION HOTELS is part of a new campaign to attract more young people into the hospitality sector. Its managing director says there is no better time for such an initiative.                           David Burrows (DB): Good afternoon Jonathan. We’re here to talk about…
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Compass joins Business Compact

COMPASS GROUP UK & Ireland was yesterday congratulated by Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, as one of a number of companies opening their doors to young people from all walks of life.    Compass is named as one of the signatories to the Business Compact, the Deputy Prime Minister’s flagship scheme to create fairer opportunities…
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