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

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...

Umbrella Training launch Insights Discovery

Umbrella Training are delighted to launch Insights Discovery with leading Learning & Development expert Joanne Meredith. The success of any business is built on the performance of its people. We help people to perform at their highest level by improving their...

Hospitality Superheroes

Hospitality Superheroes celebrate hospitality careers We are celebrating our hospitality superheroes and using their inspiring stories to help promote the great careers that hospitality has. From humble beginnings to leading companies, from bar to boardroom, from...

Ofsted Celebration with industry friends

Last night (31 January 2019) hospitality employers joined the Umbrella Training team to celebrate the recent (Nov 2018) Ofsted Inspection at a drinks reception hosted at The Savoy. Adele Oxberry FIH said "Thank you all so much for taking the time this afternoon to...

Purple Umbrella Awards 2019 – Shortlist announced

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...

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