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

HOSPITALITY APPRENTICESHIP WEEK

A WARM WELCOME TO ‘HOSPITALITY APPRENTICESHIP WEEK’ Showcasing Career Opportunities in the Hospitality Sector The Hospitality Sector, with the support of the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS), is delighted to launch the first Hospitality Apprenticeship Week....

Umbrella apprentices take-over Crowne Plaza Kensington.

Umbrella apprentices took over the Crowne Plaza Kensington as part of a unique event held to support Social Sunday. The apprentices, on chef and front-of-house programmes, hosted Industry leaders, business partners, employers, and beneficiaries from a number of...

Combating the skills and labour shortages in hospitality

A WORD FROM SAM… We were delighted to welcome friends and colleagues from across the sector to Umbrella Training’s third annual conference. It was hosted at the Royal Air Force Club in London on 14 May 2019 and the agenda focused on what the hospitality industry can...

UKHospitality – Celebrating twelve months of success

Watch UK Hospitality's anniversary video where they show why they are proud to represent the only industry dedicated to bringing the nation together through enjoyable, shared experiences, featuring Umbrella Training's and Park Plaza's apprentice Michael Chambers....

The Best Places to Work in Hospitality 2019

It’s time to reveal The Caterer’s 30 Best Places to Work in Hospitality 2019, run in partnership with Purple Cubed and sponsored by Umbrella Training. These are employers who recognise and nurture their people and thereby create a healthy, thriving business. Rosalind...

Apprenticeships can be the answer to your staffing woes

Apprenticeships can be the answer to your staffing woes, but how can you implement a learning programme from scratch? Jo Simovic reports.  For every £1 invested into apprenticeships, £26-£28 is created in value. This is a pretty remarkable return. The latest...

BOOK NOW – Apprentice Take Over for Social Sunday

Bookings are now open!  Umbrella Training have teamed up with Hospitality Action for this year’s Social Sunday event on 7th July 2019. Join us in the gardens at Crowne Plaza Kensignton for a lunch cooked and served by Umbrella Training apprentices as they take over...

Apprentices celebrated at IOH Southern Awards 2019

Last night (16 May) at Balmer Lawn Hotel and Spa, Brockenhurst, The Insitiute of Hospitality Southern branch hosted  the Student of the Year Awards. The Southern Branch must-attend event of the year was held at the stunning Balmer Lawn Hotel, Brockenhurst in the New...

Back to The Floor 4 raises £130,000 for Hospitality Action

Leading figures in the hospitality industry once again took to the dining room for the fourth annual gala charity dinner Back to the Floor. The event took place at London’s The Dorchester hotel on Park Lane on Friday 26 ​April, ‘Back to the Floor 4’ saw key figures in...

Apprentices – call to action

Umbrella Training have teamed up with Hospitality Action for this years Social Sunday event on 7th July. Kindly hosted by Crown Plaza Kensington in the garden pods, we are looking for Umbrella Training apprentice chefs and F&B apprentices to volunteer to help...

Umbrella Training wins AAC Award by FE Week and AELP

Umbrella Training has been named winner of the ‘Promoting Apprenticeships Campaign of the Year’ award by FE Week and the Association of Employment and Learning Providers. The awards, which recognise the country best apprenticeship providers, employers and champions,...

Housekeeping Apprentice at The Ritz London, wins HHH Award

Holly Langan, housekeeping apprentice at The Ritz London, has been named ‘Apprentice of the Year’ at the prestigious Hotel Housekeeping Honors Awards. Langan, who also recently picked up the Purple Umbrella Award at the Umbrella Training awards, was named as the UK’s...

Employer Conference – Combating the Skills Gap

The post Brexit society Umbrella Training are delighted to welcome you to our 3rd annual employer conference.  This years conference is focused on solutions for employers to help combat the skills gap in a post Brexit Society.  This years key note speaker is Kate...

Umbrella Training in the news

Below are a number of news stories featuring Umbrella Training: https://www.thecaterer.com/articles/540840/virtual-reality-hotel-to-lead-youngsters-towards-hospitality-at-skills-london...

Apprentices meet MP’s at Hospitality Showcase Day

Umbrella Training apprentices meet MP's in the House of Commons at a Hospitality Showcase day as part of National Apprenticeship Week 2019 #NAW2019 MP's commented on the apprentices great enthusiasm, passion and commitment to the industry and the apprenticeship...

Showcasing Hospitality Careers during National Apprenticeship Week

Umbrella Training working with its sponsors showcased hospitality careers with its Hospitality Apprenticeship Bus during National Apprenticeship Week on 7 March 2019. Starting in Gravesend in Kent and ending up in Westminster schools, the bus reached over 1,000 young...

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