BHA News

New food and hospitality Apprentice Academy launched by leading businesses

BaxterStorey, Holroyd Howe and Caterlink, all part of WSH, have joined forces to launch a new Apprentice Academy, aiming to create more job opportunities for young people in the food and hospitality industry. The Academy, which was launched to coincide with National Apprentice Week (9-15 March), will see the three companies commit to creating more… Read more »

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Nationwide campaign comes to Sheffield to inspire the next generation into hospitality and tourism

Sheffield hospitality businesses including restaurants, hotels and catering establishments from across the region will come together on Tuesday 17th March 2015 at Hallam University to pledge job opportunities, apprenticeships and work placements for young job seekers at the Big Hospitality Conversation. With several accolades under its belt including Best UK City for Countryside Lovers, Greenest… Read more »

The active voice of the hospitality and tourism industry

The BHA is the active voice of the hospitality and tourism industry regarding online reviews and encourages: fair business practices by online review platforms; continually improving measures to implement stringent security and verification measures to stamp-out black-mail, fraudulent and malicious reviews; all parties have recourse and constructive access to swiftly remove black-mail, fraudulent and malicious… Read more »

Nationwide campaign comes to Nottingham in a bid to inspire young people into a hospitality career

Nottingham hospitality businesses including hotels, restaurants and catering establishments from across the region will come together on Thursday 12th March 2015 at East Midlands Conference Centre to pledge job opportunities, apprenticeships and work placements for young job seekers, at the BHA’s Big Hospitality Conversation, presented in partnership with Experience Nottinghamshire. Nottinghamshire’s visitor economy is estimated… Read more »

‘Don’t stress. Cook’ says BHA’s new partner Kafoodle

Ever-evolving food laws and legislation means there’s more to food management than being a dab hand in the kitchen. New food labelling laws which came into effect in December 2014 mean that all food and drink outlets across the EU, including the UK, must show on demand any ingredients containing allergens. To support hospitality businesses,… Read more »

We’d love you to Cut Tourism VAT, Chancellor!

Ufi Ibrahim Chief Executive of the British Hospitality Association joined by Chief Executive Pubs of Ulster together with MPs Gregory Campbell, Jim Shannon and Ian Paisley Jnr posted a Valentine’s Day card to the Chancellor at Downing Street, calling for a reduction on VAT rates for businesses in the tourism sector in Northern Ireland. Pubs… Read more »

Valentine’s Day – restaurants gear up for busiest night of the year

Valentine’s Day is the most booked day of the year for restaurants, closely followed by New Year’s Eve, according to research undertaken by the BHA (British Hospitality Association) and restaurant booking software company, favouritetable.com. The findings, based on favouritetable’s analysis of restaurant bookings over the past year, also show that for Valentine’s Day over two-thirds… Read more »

New milestone as 40,000 new hospitality job opportunities created for young people

The British Hospitality Association’s Big Hospitality Conversation staged at White Hart Lane Stadium on Tuesday 10th February secures 2,123 pledges (2000 jobs, 86 apprenticeships and 57 work experience placements). The White Hart Lane event pledges take total UK career opportunities generated by the BHA’s Big Hospitality Conversation to over 40,000. Tottenham-Hotspur hosted event attended by… Read more »

BHA welcomes ‘it & telecommunications’ specialist Silver Lining on board as new partner

The fast-paced field of IT and telecommunications and its impact on how hospitality companies do business and interact with customers is ever-evolving. To support hospitality businesses, Silver Lining seeks to provide the very best in business IT and telecommunication solutions. Working with the best products and services to accommodate each individual business’s telecommunications and IT… Read more »