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1,000 new jobs in hospitality

SOME OF London’s top hotels have combined forces to pledge over 1,000 new job opportunities for young people by 2015. The roles will be a mix of work experience, apprenticeships and full-time jobs for 16-24 year olds.   The pledges are part of the British Hospitality Association’s (BHA) Jobs Campaign, The Big Hospitality Conversation. It…
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“Big Conversation” kicks off

THE HOSPITALITY and tourism industry is pledging to reduce youth unemployment by encouraging work placements, apprenticeships and job opportunities across the industry during the next three years.   The British Hospitality Association’s “Big Conversation for Hospitality”, launched in London on Friday, is the industry’s biggest job creation drive ever. As part of the initiative, the…
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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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