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CRAFT GUILD OF CHEFS ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2017 AWARDS

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...

Housekeeping Today UK meets Adele Oxberry FIH

Housekeeping Today UK meets Adele Oxberry FIH. Starting out as a chambermaid working with her mother, she has spent her entire career in hospitality and now focuses on work-based learning and apprenticeships – a subject she is incredibly passionate about. She runs...

We are fired up about apprenticeships

I left school at the age of 16 to work as an apprentice chef, after being inspired by my work placement while at school. Twenty-one years later, my membership of the Institute of Hospitality has been upgraded to the highest level of Fellowship. This is something I am...

How to add apprentices and set up payments #LevyReady

A helpful video on how to use the apprenticeship service website and add your leaners and manage the account.   Learner Journeys Find out about the experiences of some of our other apprentices Levy Guide Download our guide to get all the information you need on...

Winner of Springboard’s FutureChef 2017 Announced

Katie Cooper, 16, from University College Birmingham, won Springboard’s FutureChef 2017 cooking competition, beating over 9,000 12-16 year olds from across the UK in the process. FutureChef has now seen over 100,000 school pupils involved since it began in 2000. On...

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...

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