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Hospitality Recruitment – The art of giving a f&ck

If you have tried to find a job in hospitality recently you would be forgiven if you’d forgotten what hospitality means by definition. It’s a disaster zone out there.

Hospitality Recruitment – Why we need to start thinking differently

It takes a lot to shock me, but a few weeks ago I attended a recruitment workshop hosted by one of my hospitality clients. They have 5 roles to fill, so 20 candidates had been invited to attend. One turned up.

Sick pay and unvaccinated employees

It’s fair to say that the Omicron variant has taken the EU by storm, resulting in major staffing shortages across the UK and hospitality in particular. H0w will your business manage sick pay for unvaccinated employees?

Extra bank holiday in 2022 – Staff entitlement

To commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, there are changes to the usual bank holidays in 2022 and there is also an additional bank holiday on Friday 3rd June 2022. So the question for your HR Manager is – are employees entitled to an extra day of holiday in 2022. 

Blue Monday 2021

Blue Monday is actually a PR stunt. In fact, it was originally dreamed up back in 2005 by a travel company as a way to sell more holidays.

Work Life Balance

The MCR Coffee festival was on this weekend and I visited on Saturday to see what what was going on. Here’s four things I learned…

4 things I learned at the MCR Coffee Festival

The MCR Coffee festival was on this weekend and I visited on Saturday to see what what was going on. Here’s four things I learned…

10 common risks in the hospitality industry

There are hazards in every workplace. It’s impossible to eliminate all hazards but it is possible to reduce the risk posed if you the most common hazards in the hospitality industry.