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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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FOOTPRINT AWARDS 2013 Special Achievement Nominations Announced

FROM A Secretary of State to Jimmy Doherty of Jimmy’s Farm, the incredibly diverse shortlist of nominees for the Special Achievement Award in the 2013 Footprint Awards, has been announced today.                     The award - sponsored by BaxterStorey - recognises individual contribution to environmental, social and…
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The next green thing: apprenticeships

The apprentice: you're hired                           Young guns   Convincing young homegrown talent to consider a career in the foodservice or hospitality sector has traditionally been an uphill struggle. The long, unsociable hours. The poor pay. The temptation to hire international staff. But, as we reach…
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FootprintFeature: Opening the kitchen doors

AGAINST A background of job shortages and rising university fees, the foodservice sector is an increasingly attractive option for young talent from the UK, writes Nick Hughes.   Convincing young, homegrown talent to consider a career in the foodservice sector has historically been an uphill struggle for employers.   Perceptions of long, unsociable hours, poor pay…
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Why Footprint Awards isn’t just another awards!

FOOTPRINT AWARDS 2012: The inaugural Footprint Awards in 2011 were proof of concept; to minimise the impact of an awards scheme and remain true to the mantra of being the antithesis of the typical industry awards. Our objective was to create an event of exceptional standard, showing that sustainability can be sumptuous and doesn’t have to…
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Winners & Runners Up Announcement: Footprint Awards 2012

IN A glittering ceremony that told a story of sustainability, last night’s “Footprint Awards” at the stunning 8 Northumberland in London, rewarded its winners for their contributions to sustainability and environmental excellence.         Details of the winners and runners-up are: Sustainable Use of Natural Resources Award (sponsored by Huhtamaki) Winner: 3663, for…
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Go ‘Back to the future’ for a Sustainable Menu!

Organisers of the Footprint Awards 2012 have teamed up with The Skillery at Hotelympia and David Cavalier, Food Director, CH&Co. to offer emerging chefs the chance to enter a unique ‘Back to the Future’ Challenge that will encourage the development of sustainable menus. On Tuesday 28 February at 10.30am, David will conduct a live masterclass…
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