Gordon Ramsay may have bought himself his own chef academy recently but for those already in the industry aspiring to great things time is running out to enter the Craft Guild of Chefs Graduate awards. So chop, chop.
Ben Arnold, who has become the second Robbie Millar scholar, no doubt celebrated with a glass of bubbly or two, but according to new research from Mintel there’s an increasing chance that it won’t have been Champagne.
David Guile has plenty to celebrate as he’s been made chief executive of Macdonald Hotels but Radisson Edwardian had a week to forget, featuring in a TV exposé.
Radisson Edwardian hit back at the Tonight programme labelling it as sensationalist, but mud sticks.
Hoping to stride clearly from the muddy waters surrounding last year’s staff exploitation claims, Domino’s Pizza took a positive step this week and appointed HR consultancy MJL to advise franchisees and make sure the same situation doesn’t occur again.
The Government gave its clearest indication yet that it is considering getting directly involved over the controversial issue of using tips to make up the National Minimum Wage and was told it must address the dominance of the UK’s major pub companies.
And the Mayor of London backed a living wage for the capital’s workers ahead of the election.
Quote of the Week
“Employers are muscling in on the money customers have paid to staff to make up for paltry wages.”
Raj Gill, GMB secretary for hotel and catering workers, London, on tips
By Chris Druce