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Flexi-apprenticeships are the answer to the dwindling hospitality workforce

Apprenticeships are one of the best ways to offer a career with longevity. They help unlock skills quickly, and fast-track highly motivated staff into roles where they can provide real value. However, the challenge for the hospitality industry is ensuring that employers are offering enough variety within every role. ...

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The Power of Adding Plant-Based to your Menu

This week, HIT Training has teamed up with meat-free pioneer, Quorn to talk all things plant-based. Why? Because we’ve also launched the UK’s first plant-based training programme for chefs. ...

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Introducing the new normal for HIT’s apprenticeship delivery

As the country gets to grips with returning to normal, HIT is delighted to continue supporting you and your apprentices with our award winning training. ...

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The benefits of learning at work for your business and workforce

This Learning at Work Week, we’re discussing the main business benefits of offering learning and development opportunities to your workforce. ...

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Integrating plant based food into your menu

Vegetarianism, veganism and flexitarianism are soaring in popularity as consumers become more aware of the wider impact of their diet choices. ...

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Three signs your employees are reaching burnout – and how to support them

It’s no secret that we’ve all experienced a certain level of workplace stress. But when stress becomes chronic, it can lead to ‘burnout’. ...

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All change - it’s time to reserve your apprenticeship funding!

Employers who don’t pay the Apprenticeship Levy need to start reserving their apprenticeship funding for new starts in 2021-22. ...

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How to manage stress: Stress Awareness Month 2021

Stress is something we’re all familiar with. Here are some top tips to keep your cool if you’re feeling overwhelmed by your stress levels. ...

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HIT Training and BII collaborate on a series of Ready to Reopen webinars

As our pubs, restaurants and other licensed retail venues prepare to reopen their doors again, HIT Training and the BII have come together with a series of Ready to Reopen webinars for operators across the UK. ...

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It’s time to take unnecessary food waste off the menu

Did you know that food waste contributes to climate change? In fact, 30% of man-made global greenhouse gases are created from the production and consumption of food, and there’s never been a better time to take a stand and stop it going to waste. ...

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It was great speaking to our account manager, Catherine, this afternoon and great to hear that HIT are being so supportive with our apprentices, I found the call very positive in a time of crisis, so thank you.

The Learner’s leaflet is great and being sent out to Apprentices and Line Managers following our communication last week providing a great follow up.

Jonathan Foot - Head of Apprenticeships, Compass Group

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

HIT Training has provided such an incredible support to us during lockdown, with regular webinar invitations, videocalls and engagement solutions. Our business focus shifted to learning and development and we managed to enrol 3 times more apprentices on training programmes than before!

Anastasia Talatzidou -L&D Manager, Gaucho


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