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

Umbrella Training are Positive About Mental Health

Umbrella Training are delighted to have signed up to be a Mindful Employer as we are positive about mental health.  Umbrella Training join 75 other Charter signatories have now signed up for MINDFUL EMPLOYER Plus. Over 7,000 people will be able to access this new...

Join the Clever Clogs Club

Are you a level 5 apprentice with Umbrella Training? Join us for our Clever Clogs club to meet other apprentices, share best practice and get help and tips from your peers.  Umbrella Team will be on hand to support you and give you advice and guidance too. Each club...

Employer guide to apprenticeships

An concise employer guide to apprenticeships has been published on GOV.UK. This guide gives a succinct overview of apprenticeships and is particularly useful for those employers considering apprentices for the first time. In addition, further apprenticeships documents...

Apprenticeship Levy – Common questions from employers

Business update from ESFA Over the last few years the government has embarked on a programme to increase the benefits that apprenticeships bring to all organisations. Reformed apprenticeships are more rigorous, better structured, independently assessed and more...

SAFEGUARDING – Police issue safety warning over Snapchat

Police forces have raised child safety concerns about a new Snapchat feature that reveals users' locations amid fears it could be used for stalking. Parents have been warned to turn off "Snap Maps" on their children's phones after Snapchat, which is wildly popular...

Mapping latest apprenticeship standards against e-learning

With our partners at UpSkill People, we’ve mapped their e-learning courses against the new Hospitality apprenticeship standards to show you clearly what’s covered. So you can easily blend e-learning into your apprenticeship training. Using UpSkill People's Easy Course...

Institute of Hospitality Approve Umbrella Training

Umbrella Training have been granted approved status by Institute of Hospitality to deliver the following qualifications: Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management - is an ideal introduction to the knowledge and understanding which you need to operate in...

E-Learning Partnerships with Upskill People and Umbrella Training

The Institute of Hospitality run regular webinars for their members to take part in which contributes to their continuing professional development. The latest webinar was run by Pete Fullard who is the Managing Director for Upskill People and he spoke about ‘Truly...

Prevent Training for Employers

Safeguarding Apprentices from the Influences of Extremism As an employer you have a responsibility to safeguard the people in your care. You may notice changes in behaviour from apprentices before their peers or parents. As an employer you play an important role in...

Date for your calendar – Hotelympia 2018

Hotelympia is coming to London and don't miss this world class event! Hotelympia is the UK’s largest foodservice and hospitality event and the most important show for any professional wanting to gain access to the latest products, ideas and thinking.  It is the...

BHA – 360° Perspective

The British Hospitality Association (BHA) and ITN Productions has premiered ‘360º Perspective’, a documentary exploring the changes, challenges and future within the hospitality industry. Fronted by national newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky, the documentary, premiered at...

Umbrella Training partners with HR in hospitality

As part of our continued commitment to the hospitality community, we are very proud to announce our partnership with HR in hospitality for its 2017 Awards for Excellence. It is very important to us at Umbrella Training that we continue to support the hospitality...


The Craft Guild of Chefs has announced the winners of its annual awards, recognising key figures in the UK chef industry at a ceremony held at Westminster Park Plaza last night. The winner of the Honorary Award was named as Phil Hooper, who worked at Sodexo for 40...

Umbrella Director becomes an Enterprise Advisor

Sam Coulstock FIH, Umbrella Training's Business Relations Director has recently trained to become an Enterprise Advisor for The Careers & Enterpirise Company which is supported by Kent County Council. Kent County Council and The Careers and Enterprise Company are...

Careers Guide 2017

Check into Hospitality 2017 Check into Hospitality is a comprehensive career guide to the varied roles available in hotels, restaurants, foodservice, pubs and bars. With comments from students, apprentices and young managers, the accessible guide illustrates how it’s...

Winners of Acorn Awards 2017 revealed

The winners of the 31st Acorn Awards have been announced, in celebration of 30 of the industry’s most talented stars aged under 30. The Acorn Award recipients are due to officially collect the ACT Clean-sponsored awards today, at a prize-giving lunch held at the...

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Kent ME4 4TZ

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