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Flexible Working


As the UK enjoys the lowest unemployment rates since records began, the employment market has never been so competitive. Flexible working is becoming an increasingly important factor when candidates are searching for a new role, meaning it's critical that employers are flexible in their approach if they want to secure top talent.

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Hilton Recruitment Days in July


WGC is recruiting for housekeeping roles at Hilton London Metropole and Hilton Terminal 5. Come meet our teams and find your next hospitality role.

Visit us at one of our recruitment days to find out more, no need to book - just turn up when you can:

Hilton London Metropole on Thursday, 20th July 2017 (9am-6pm)
Location: 225 Edgware Rd, London W2 1JU

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April saw record breaking visits and spending in UK


It has just been announces by VisitBritain that April was an exceptional month for the UK, with a record breaking amount of visits and spending in the country.

A staggering 3.7 million visits were made to Britain during April, which is 19% up from April 2016. And if that wasn't enough, visitors to the country spent an overwhelming £2bn in the same month, which was 14% more ...

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72 new jobs set to be created by Gainsborough hotel opening


A new £1.4 million Travelodge is set to open in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, creating 72 jobs and offering 56 guest rooms.

The hotel is set to feature an Italian restaurant, Ponti's, on the ground floor, will have a much desirable outdoor dining area and to top it all off, a water feature which will take inspiration from New York City's Paley Park.

Plans were approved ...

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Military chefs win BBC Bake Off!


A team of three militarily trained chefs won BBC's Bake Off: Ceme de la Creme last night. Liam Grime, Ian Mark and Chris Morrell are all corporal's at RAF Oldham, and were subjected to an eight-hour military themed challenge in order to win the competition.

Their final pieces included a chocolate sculpture of a member of the Dambusters Squadron, as well puddings inspired by war ...

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UK's employment rate is at its highest


New figures released by the government have revealed that the UK's employment rate is at its highest since records began in 1971! A massive 74.2% of the population are employed up and down the country, which accumulates to about 31.5 million people.

Additionally, there are now 69.2% of British women in employment, which again, is the highest rate since the 1971 records began. Stephen ...

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1 in 5 of youths in the UK are now considering a career hospitality


A new study has found that 1 in 5 of youths in the UK are now considering a career in the hospitality sector. Hilton and International Youth Foundation interviewed 7600 British youths aged between 16 and 24, and found that 17% would consider hospitality as one of their top three career options.

A key finding of the study was that, 57% of those who participated claimed that the ability ...

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Holiday Inn Express has opened, made entirely from shipping containers!


A new Holiday Inn Express has opened this week at the Trafford Centre in Manchester, and is made entirely from shipping containers, a new 'modular' construction method, making it the first of its type in the area. The 220 room hotel has officially partnered with Eventcity, an exhibition site in the vicinity of the hotel and Trafford Centre.

Given the popularity and ever increasing ...

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Edinburgh and London are set to be the top travel destinations


A new study from Trivago has found that Edinburgh and London are set to be the top travel destinations for both local and global travellers in Summer 17. The study complied search data and predicted results for the coming summer in terms of where travellers are coming from and where they plan on traveling too, as well as length and cost of stay. London came first place in the study, with ...

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How to prepare for a successful interview


A good job is always obtained after attending an interview, where you have the chance to expose your experience and abilities. Your success at any meeting with a recruiter comes with the answer to the following question: Do you have the tools, resources and the appropriate attitude to convince the employer give you the job?


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