• Jonathan Foot (pictured) argues against the commonly held misconception that apprenticeships are solely for young people. (photo: ©Douglas Kurn)
    Jonathan Foot  - 18.10.2021, 15:09

    Celebrating Hospitality Apprenticeship Week 2021

    With Hospitality Apprenticeship Week underway in the United Kingdom, Jonathan Foot, Head of Apprenticeships and Early Careers at Compass Group UK&I, explains why apprenticeships are relevant to people of all ages.

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    News Editor  - 28.09.2021, 16:57

    Going Back to School with J.E.E.P.

    ABM has relaunched its Junior Engineering Engagement Programme in the United Kingdom following school reopenings.

  • The first cohort of chef apprentices who will be trained under the new programme. (photo: Compass Group UK&I)
    News Editor  - 26.08.2021, 08:56

    Taking Culinary Apprenticeships Forward with Marcus Wareing

    Compass Group has launched a new apprenticeship programme in collaboration with Michelin-starred celebrity chef Marcus Wareing and hospitality training provider, HIT Training.

  • Pictured: Jane Byrd (Left) and Bryn Williams (Right). (photo: Compass Group UK & Ireland)
    News Editor  - 20.04.2021, 13:05

    Supporting the Hospitality Industry in Wales

    The launch of Compass Cymru by the UK's largest food and support services firm introduces a novel approach to developing regional talent and supply chains.

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    News Editor  - 17.02.2021, 07:19

    Hospitality Employer of the Year

    The Trafford College Group has named Compass Group UK and Ireland 'Hospitality Employer of the Year' at its annual Apprenticeship of the Year Awards.

  • Participants in the roundtable discussion. (photo: Umbrella Training)
    News Editor  - 11.02.2021, 13:20

    UK Levy Transfer Scheme Underutilised

    A recent virtual roundtable attended by several leading organisations concluded the United Kingdom's hospitality sector should be making better use of the levy transfer scheme for unused apprenticeship to tackle pending post-Covid-19 skills shortages.

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    News Editor  - 09.02.2021, 13:29

    Accolade for UK Apprentice

    Apprentice Jude Kirkwood-Thompson has been named "Apprentice of the Year", with her employer, property services company Ian Williams, also receiving an award for its training academy at this year's National Housing Maintenance Forum (NHMF) Awards.

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    Jonathan Foot  - 09.02.2021, 08:59

    Hiring the Smile, Training the Skill

    Jonathan Foot, Head of Apprenticeships & Early Careers at Compass Group UK & Ireland, considers some of the benefits of apprenticeships during National Apprenticeship Week.

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    News Editor  - 08.02.2021, 12:03

    Covid-19 Impacts Apprenticeships

    A reported decline of 30 per cent in apprenticeships within the UK's construction sector during the coronavirus pandemic by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) is confirmed by a recent survey of 500 tradespeople

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    News Editor  - 08.02.2021, 11:31

    Veolia Increases UK Apprenticeships

    Veolia is reporting a 115 per cent rise in intakes to its apprenticeships programme since 2017 as National Apprenticeship Week gets underway in the United Kingdom.