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What we can learn from the industry about infection control

Working effectively and safely in light of COVID-19 has become everyone’s number one concern and a huge responsibility for employers in the industry. ...

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Time to open up about mental health during COVID-19

Whilst COVID-19 is a physical health crisis at its core, the impact of the pandemic plants the seeds to create a large-scale mental health crisis. ...

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Vacherin’s Nick Smith crowned winner of the Craft Guild of Chefs National Chef of the Year

In what has been described as the toughest National Chef of the Year event in the competition’s 48-year history, Nick Smith, head chef at Vacherin has been crowned as the winner in a tense virtual awards ceremony. ...

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Apprentices make history after completing the UK’s first ever Brewer Apprenticeship

The very first apprentices have now completed the pioneering Level 4 Brewer Apprenticeship, making them the highest qualified apprentices in the UK brewing sector. ...

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A listening ear makes all the difference: World Suicide Prevention Day

Every year, suicide is among the top 20 leading causes of death for people of all ages. ...

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National Apprenticeship Awards 2020 - open for entries!

Calling all apprentices, employers, and individuals who champion apprenticeships... the National Apprenticeship Awards 2020 are now open for entries! ...

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Preparing your apprentices for the post-pandemic future

We’ve adapted our learning offer to enrich all apprentices with the skills needed to prepare them and your business for the post-COVID-19 future. ...

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Supporting employers during the economic recovery

Last week the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s statement included a range of measures aimed at supporting jobs, backed by £3.7 billion of public funding. ...

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How the ‘Mini-Budget’ Supports Employers, Training and Skills Development

This week, Chancellor Rishi Sunak outlined the government’s ‘plan for jobs’ to boost the economy in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.  ...

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The Future Hospitality Workforce: What will it look like following COVID-19?

With hospitality businesses preparing to re-open from 4th July, management and operators alike are planning how teams will be affected in a post-pandemic world. ...

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McMullen’s chose HIT as its sole external provider for Apprenticeships and vocational qualifications in early 2015 and since then we have found them a pleasure to work with.  Their expertise in this sector is superior and they have proven to be a professional and supportive partner who have a passion for learning and development, which matches our own organisation.

Amanda Walden – Training & Recruitment Manager, McMullen's

Encouraging our staff to improve their skills set and supporting them through apprenticeships and training programmes underlines our commitment to help them further develop their own careers. Offering the Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship also gives the Brend Group a point of difference which I’m convinced will help attract new members of staff in the future.

Andrew Mosedale - Group HR Manager, Brend Hotels

Our partnership with HIT has certainly made recruitment much easier in a very difficult labour market and gives us a point of difference in an increasingly competitive environment.  Kew Green has also benefited enormously from well trained, skilled and competent staff who contribute significantly to the ever improving and high levels of customer experience that our guests expect and deserve.

Andrew Tregenza - HR Business Partner, Kew Green Hotels

Apprenticeships allow us to give people a great opportunity to develop a career with us and learn a skill or trade that will accompany them throughout their career and life. We see progression to the Level 4 qualification as key to our strategy of providing development at all stages of an employee’s career with Harrison.

Alex Taylor - Training Manager, Harrison Catering Services

There is a shortage of skilled chefs within in our industry at present and any organisation that truly believes in the value of training and development of bright future stars will enable themselves to be in a strong position for the years ahead. Investing in smart training and development is at the heart of what we do within WSH, so it has been refreshing to work alongside HIT within our Baxterstorey Chef Academy. 

Rik Razza - Head of Chef Development, BaxterStorey


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