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WiHTL Finds Progress in D&I is an Increasing Priority for Hospitality

The recently released WiHTL annual report has found that promisingly, despite an extremely challenging year for the HTL sector, female representation has increased at Board and executive committee level. However, the proportion of women at direct reports level is lower than it was last year. This setback, shrinking the pool of available talent from which to draw Board and executive committee roles, could...

The unspoken question is whether lockdown has dumbed many down?

Many are noting that their people are way off the pace. What is to be done?

There have been so many articles on the anxiety that many feel post lockdown, on the mental health impact and the struggles that many face socialising with ease again; but strangely one of the biggest impacts being quietly noted is just how many are...

Food and Culture Shows

Communication is becoming harder; it will be experiences which will resonate. This gives Hospitality an advantage but maybe we need to think differently to the past?

It has long been said that someone has to hear a message 7x before it is heard. During the pandemic, this has risen to 11x which means that reaching audiences is harder than ever...

Collaboration is becoming increasing important in consultancy – but it is not for everyone

By James Greetham, Managing Director & Founder, Sprung Collective

Many have been cynical about consultants for a long time but there is a genuine shift taking place as consultancies themselves have developed their approaches to really add value. The best consultants are objective and can be the best of sounding boards on what is taking place in the market and...

Why supply matters

David Read, founder & chairman of Prestige Purchasing discusses how an explosion of demand and the current shortage of HGV drivers has put parts of our sector’s food supply chain into crisis

In the summer of 1940 Hitler launched his invasion of Russia. It involved over three million troops, 3400 tanks and 2700 aircraft. In spite of huge technical superiority,...