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

Call for Entries – Purple Umbrella Awards 2019

Purple Umbrella Awards 2019 - Apprentice of the Year The Purple Umbrella Awards which is Umbrella Training’s Apprentice of the Year Award celebrates the success of the rising stars of the Hospitality industry. The award recognises apprentices that have really stood...

Holly’s Housekeeping Apprenticeship with a distinction-level grade

Just over a year ago, a shy 17-year-old applied to join The Ritz London apprenticeship programme. Fast forward to today,  after 12 months of training, mentoring and support, Holly Langham has come away with an apprenticeship with a distinction-level grade. This is...

Ofsted grade Umbrella Training as a “Good” Provider

Elite hospitality apprenticeship training provider, Umbrella Training, is celebrating today following an Ofsted inspection in November 2018, which rated the business “Good” with outstanding elements. The report, published today, states: “Senior directors and managers...

Umbrella shortlisted for Training Provider of The Year

SHORTLISTED AT THE TES FE AWARDS 2019 Shortlist announced 20 November 2018 The most outstanding individuals and institutions that the FE sector has to offer have been recognised in the shortlist for the 2019 Tes FE Awards. It's been revealed that Umbrella Training has...

Umbrella Awarded with a Medway Business Award 2018

On Friday 16 November, Umbrella Training received a Medway Business Award for Embracing Change. The Medway business community has grown phenomenally since these awards were launched 34 years ago. They were aimed at giving the area back some of the self-esteem lost at...

Employer access to Recruit an apprentice

From November 2018, levy paying employers with an apprenticeship service account will notice a new “Recruitment” link on their account home page. This new link will give the employer direct access to the Recruit an apprentice tool, enabling them to create and post...

Hospitality Zone at Skills London to use technology to inspire careers

A collective of hospitality organisations have teamed up to use the latest technology to inspire the next generation of recruits about the wonderful careers in hospitality during Skills London 2018 (23 and 24 November 2018). Skills London is the UK’s biggest jobs and...

Skills London 2018

Skills London 2018 Generously Sponsored by [logo-carousel id=skills-london] HOSPITALITY NEEDS YOU! Welcome to Skills London 2018, your Gateway to a Career in Hospitality. Meet some of worlds best brands in hospitality at Skills London and learn more about them and why...

Umbrella Training sign the Social Mobility Pledge

Umbrella Training have committed to the Social Mobility Pledge: We will partner with schools or colleges to provide coaching through quality careers advice, enrichment experience and/or mentoring to people from disadvantaged backgrounds or circumstances. We will...

Umbrella Training Graduation Evening, September 2018

Last Friday (21 September) Umbrella Training hosted its mid year Graduation Evening at The Chesterfield Hotel, Mayfair. The evening was attended by 15 apprentices with friends and family, along with employers to celebrate achieving their...

Myths around Apprenticeships, blog post by Jo Simovic

“It’s easier to understand the theory of relativity than learn how to use your Apprenticeship Levy pot.” “What are you doing with your Levy?” “How’s your Levy?” You can hear these questions uttered under the breath of various HR professionals at networking events. It...

Umbrella Training are finalist of the Medway Business Awards 2018

# The Medway business community has grown phenomenally since these awards were launched 34 years ago. They were aimed at giving the area back some of the self-esteem lost at the closure of the naval dockyard and other manufacturing industries. Today the awards are a...

Best Places to Work in Hospitality 2019 open for entries

  Entries are open for the Best Places to Work in Hospitality 2019, the awards that recognise the Top 30 employers in the sector. Run in partnership with Purple Cubed and sponsored by Umbrella Training, the awards shine a spotlight on those who demonstrate...

Apprentices speak up for hospitality industry

At the third and final UK Hospitality Commission evidence session politicians heard from apprentices from The Ritz and Park Plaza, training providers and operators about the importance of skills based learning. Witnesses highlighted the great strides British...

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