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Hospitality Staff To Be Given All Tips Under New Rules

Hospitality Staff To Be Given All Tips Under New Rules

People working in hospitality jobs where it is customary to receive tips from members of the public will be able to keep the entirety of any money handed over to them, instead of having to share it with their employer, under new legislation. Earlier this week, Prime Minister Theresa May spoke at the Conservative Party Conference, revealing restaurants and bars will no longer be able […]

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Young People ‘Need Help’ With Skills Development

Young People ‘Need Help’ With Skills Development

The government has made much of changing the GCSE and A-level exams to ensure that they are suitably challenging in today’s ever more competitive world. But young people are still leaving school and college without a range of essential skills. Research conducted recently by Business in the Community found that adults across all age groups still feel as though they’re lacking some of the skills […]

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Today Is European Day Of Languages 2018!

Today Is European Day Of Languages 2018!

Learning a new language is something that a lot of us would love to do but unfortunately, if it hasn’t happened by the time we’ve left school, then life all too often gets in the way and we find we simply no longer have the time to do it. But it’s certainly a shame that this is often the case, as there are all sorts […]

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Why You Should Invest In Microsoft Office 365

Why You Should Invest In Microsoft Office 365

Whether it is for a job or personal use, you will know the important value of learning different computer skills. You might think that you know it all about a certain computer program, though there are many people out there that might not be familiar with how to use it. If you are looking to complete training for Microsoft Word 2013, then you might be […]

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How You Can Improve Customer Service With Personal Training Courses

How You Can Improve Customer Service With Personal Training Courses

If you work in a front-facing job role, then you will not want to overlook how important customer service is for the business that you work for. If you are a business owner, you should not overlook the need to instil that mentality in all your employees and personal training courses is one way of achieving exactly that. FE News reports on a Bury St […]

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Barber Shop To Take Advantage Of Personal Licence

Barber Shop To Take Advantage Of Personal Licence

If you are a business owner, then you will know that the UK’s hot summer weather meant that most people would not pass up the opportunity for a drink at a bar, restaurant or pub. In fact, it does not have to be warm for some people to make that decision. However, it might be time for different businesses that do not sell alcohol to […]

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Why More Hospitality Workers Should Do Personal Training Courses

Why More Hospitality Workers Should Do Personal Training Courses

Any business owner that handles alcohol will know that a personal licence is an essential requirement. However, those who work in the hospitality industry will know how beneficial personal training courses can be for their profession. From training in health and safety to customer service skills, business owners should consider the value of putting more staff with the responsibility of owning a personal licence. The […]

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Workers Reminded To Take Their Annual Leave

Workers Reminded To Take Their Annual Leave

At a time where staff members are trying to do everything they can to impress their bosses, it is not surprising to hear that many employees are not taking their full quota of annual leave. Indeed, the workplace has become so competitive that it is not unrealistic to expect to spend evenings working overtime without extra pay, embarking on additional business training courses, or finishing […]

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No. Of Home Businesses Quadrupled Since 2016

No. Of Home Businesses Quadrupled Since 2016

The number of people who have their own home business has shot up in recent years, quadrupling since 2016. This just shows how many Brits are keen on working from home and being their own boss, despite the added pressures self-employment can bring. According to Admiral Insurance, 4.4 million people work for themselves, while there are also two million freelancers who chose to go solo […]

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FTSE 350 Firms Falling Short Of Women On Boards Targets?

FTSE 350 Firms Falling Short Of Women On Boards Targets?

Avoiding and dealing with sex discrimination should be something that happens throughout all levels of a company, but new research has revealed that there are some FTSE 350 firms that may yet be failing to hit their targets for having women in board positions. Figures released by the Hampton-Alexander Review, which aims to make sure that talented women at the top of their fields are […]

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