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Do Your Skills Match Your Career?

Do Your Skills Match Your Career?

Finding a job that you’re passionate about and where you have the skills you need to succeed can feel like a dream for many. In fact, new research has found that just 33 per cent of people believe that their current job matches their skillset. Global Recruiter shared the findings of a study by PensionBee, which also found that just 16 per cent of those […]

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A Bartender’s New Year’s Eve Survival Guide!

A Bartender’s New Year’s Eve Survival Guide!

With New Year’s Eve and 2020 just a mere matter of hours away, no doubt you’re all gearing up for the various celebrations you have in mind. For members of the general public, a big bash at this time of year holds nothing but the promise of fun with friends and family, but for those on the other side of the bar it could be […]

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How Safe Is Your Construction Company To Work For?

How Safe Is Your Construction Company To Work For?

Prioritising health and safety at all times is a must for any company working within the construction sector, as this is one of the most dangerous industries in the UK. As such, it’s essential that all staff members, from the top of the business to the bottom, know what their individual responsibilities are where health risks and preventing them are concerned. But it seems that […]

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7 Top Tips For Driving Festive Alcohol Sales

7 Top Tips For Driving Festive Alcohol Sales

Christmas is nearly here, somehow, so there’s no better time than right now to sit down and think how you plan to maximise your sales where alcohol is concerned this season. People love a drink at this time of year and for hospitality businesses, this represents a golden opportunity to make a few extra sales. But how best to go about doing this? Luckily, there […]

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Govt Launches £4m Youth Employment Scheme

Govt Launches £4m Youth Employment Scheme

The government has shown its commitment to improving employment rates among the young, and often defected, portion of society by launching a £4 million scheme to help them get on the career ladder. It hopes it will help cut youth unemployment even further, with levels having already fallen by 48 per cent since 2010. According to the Department for Work and Pensions, it hopes to […]

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Restaurants ‘Taking Over High Streets’

Restaurants ‘Taking Over High Streets’

There’s been a lot in the news in recent months and years about the demise of the British high street. Stores are struggling and vacancy rates have reached their highest level in over four years, according to the latest data from the British Retail Consortium (BRC). In fact, the BRC figures from July revealed that national town centre vacancy rates hit 10.3 per cent in […]

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A Quick Guide To Allergens For Food Businesses

A Quick Guide To Allergens For Food Businesses

Any food business must make sure that it follows allergen information rules in order to protect its customers, as set out in the EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation. This means that you must make sure all staff members are trained about allergens, so sending them on an allergen awareness for food manufacturing course or similar could prove very useful where compliance is concerned. Everyone […]

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A Quick Guide To First Aid

A Quick Guide To First Aid

It’s never a bad idea to learn a few first aid techniques, whether you want to be a registered first aider at work or just because you’d like to be more confident in your ability to cope in an emergency. For those keen to take on more responsibility at work, it may be a good idea to consider taking a CIEH first aid awareness course […]

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Diversify Your Bar Offerings With A Beer School!

Diversify Your Bar Offerings With A Beer School!

Consumers really are a very discerning bunch these days, wouldn’t you agree? It’s not enough for food and drink brands to simply serve up delicious food and some tasty drinks, and leave it at that… people are increasingly looking for experience-based offerings from the brands they choose to spend their money with and sooner or later, all companies will have to start doing so or […]

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Govt Calls For Fire Safety Feedback From Businesses

Govt Calls For Fire Safety Feedback From Businesses

The Home Office has issued a call for evidence from employers and business owners, asking for their views on fire safety in workplaces across England as part of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, which ensures that fire safety in places like warehouses, offices, commercial venues and shops is fit for purpose. The order itself covers all non-domestic premises, as well as communally used […]

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