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Scotland announces new job opportunity creation for 16-24 year olds

REPRESENTATIVES FROM over 75 Scottish businesses will meet at Glasgow’s Marriott Hotel on October 22nd 2014 to pledge job opportunities, apprenticeships and work placements for young job seekers and the long term unemployed in The Big Hospitality Conversation.                           Hospitality and tourism makes…
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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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Big opportunity for new products

VISITORS TO SCOTLAND next year are expected to spend almost £33m on food and drink. But food businesses must be prepared if they are going to enjoy a slice of the pie local food pie.   Scottish Enterprise research shows that visitors want to taste traditional Scottish dishes, regional specialities and fresh, locally sourced produce…
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Waste watch sponsored by 3663

DON’T FORGET that landfill tax is about to go up again. As part of the landfill tax escalator – designed to encourage the diversion of waste from landfill - waste disposal costs rise by £8 per tonne each year.   When you read this it’ll be £64 to send a tonne of waste to landfill,…
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New plan to tackle waste at UK events

A NEW TARGET to ensure that no waste from the events sector ends up in landfill has been announced.     As part of the ''Zero waste events: a 2020 vision", a new “roadmap” has been published to help the UK's £36 billion events industry better manage its waste. Today, the just 15% of the…
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The UK Games legacy

...AS THE hard work on one huge food operation finishes, another is already under way. BaxterStorey's John Bennett looks back at the 2012 Olympics...                   At the start of 2011, BaxterStorey secured a contract to deliver catering at the main media centre for the London 2012 Olympic…
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