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Bringing you the latest news from Umbrella Training, the hospitality industry, plus news on education, apprenticeships and Skills News.

HOSPITALITY ACTION’S APPRENTICESHIP CHALLENGE

Hospitality organisations across the UK are being called upon to engage their apprentices and people in development programmes, to organise an event or activity, which showcases initiative, imagination, organisational ability and skills whilst at the same time raising...

Apprenticeship Levy Breakfast

Join the London Branch of Institute of Hospitality on Friday 10 March during National Apprenticeship Week to learn from industry experts on the new apprenticeship standards and apprenticeship levy that comes into force from April 2017. Have a payroll of more than £3m?...

New video shows how the apprenticeship service will work

Employers have already given the Skills Funding Agency positive feedback about the apprenticeship service – they’ve told them it's simple, easy to use and intuitive. This short video tells you more about the service. The design and development experts tell you how it...

Register for online apprenticeship service

Large employers are encouraged to register for an online apprenticeship service before the launch of the apprenticeship levy on 6 April. The Department for Education and the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) are from today (13 February 2017) encouraging large employers to...

Advice & Support from Hospitality Action

Umbrella Training are pleased to be able to signpost our apprentices to Hospitality Action's advice service online.. Information on Your Health, Your Career, Money Issues, Family and Alchol and Drugs support can all be found on the charities website. Just click here...

Apprentice of the Year Award 2017 – call for entries is now closed

The Purple Umbrella Award 2017 The hunt is on for the Umbrella Training, Apprentice of the Year which will celebrates the success of the rising stars of the hospitality industry. The award recognises apprentices that have really stood out during their time within...

Visit to Billingsgate Market

Blog post by Zak Sam and I (your friendly neighbourhood business relations apprentice Zak) arrived at the Market for an eye watering 05.50am! We proceeded into the market with Liam and Sarah and once inside the market, we headed through the wide corridors of the upper...

Apprenticeship grant: employer fact sheet

The AGE 16 to 24 grant for employers aims to support businesses, who would not otherwise be in a position to do so, to recruit individuals aged 16 to 24 into employment though the apprenticeship programme. The Skills Funding Agency will provide AGE 16 to 24 to...

Umbrella to launch new website soon

Umbrella Training are about to kick off 2017 with a new website. Business Relations Director, Sam Coulstock said "Our new website has been designed to support employers, apprentices and anyone looking for an apprenticeship in hospitality as place to come. As we build...

Umbrella to launch e-learning platform

With less than 80 days to go till the roll out of the new Apprenticeship Standards and Levy, Umbrella Training have been working with partners to develop a e-learning platform for all apprentices who will enrol from April 2017. This will be an interactive platform...

Young Kent chefs make it big time in 5* hotel in London

12 months ago, Liam Ferguson and Sarah Judge were finishing college in Kent as level 2 chefs. Though with the aspiration and determination to make a name for themselves in the chef industry, they attended a Big Hospitality Conversation event in Ashford, Kent. Here...

Calling All Apprentices! Toque d’Or 2017

Can you handle the heat? Umbrella Training are delighted to announce the launch of the Nestlé Professional Toque d’Or® 2017 Apprentice competition. A competition which recognises the growth in apprenticeships and vocational training and provides great value to any...

The Technical and Further Education Bill

The Technical and Further Education Bill: factsheet October 2016 The Technical and Further Education Bill takes forward the Government’s reforms to technical education which will help boost the country’s productivity by addressing skill shortages and ensuring high...

Apprenticeship technical funding guide starts from May 2017 #LevyLove

New Apprenticeship Funding System This document sets out the features of the new apprenticeship funding system for new starts on or after 1 May 2017. It explains how we will calculate funding for organisations receiving funding from us. Employers may find this useful...

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