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  • Why we love The Springboard Charity!

    Posted on Monday, November 23, 2020 by XpressjobsNo comments

    The Springboard Charity helps people of all ages and backgrounds improve their career prospects within the hospitality, leisure, and tourism industry, with the view to reduce unemployment and poverty across the UK. They offer various education programmes which help to broaden professional skills as well as providing tailored aftercare. They also provide work placements and careers guidance which ...

  • Springboard to 2022: the industry solution to futureproofing hospitality’s talent pipeline

    Posted on Monday, November 16, 2020 by Ivan MackenzieNo comments

    Springboard to 2022 is the hospitality industry’s solution to the government’s plan for jobs strategy, aiming to get 10,000 young people trained up and ready for work, pipelining them into the right roles at the right time over the next 18 months. Springboard to 2022 has the backing of the Department of Work and Pensions, UK Hospitality, BII, BBPA, Skills Development Scotland and the Institute of ...

  • Extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

    Posted on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 by Ivan MackenzieNo comments

    The new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) guidance is now available on GOV‌.UK. To check if you’re eligible and to get ready to claim from this week, go to GOV‌.UK and search 'Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme'. You’ll be able to apply for CJRS online from Wednesday‌‌‌ ‌11‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ ‌November – for periods from 1 ‌November. You will need to submit any claims for November by 14‌‌ ‌December. ...

  • Why work for Interstate Hotels & Resorts?

    Posted on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 by XpressjobsNo comments

    Who are Interstate? Interstate is a leading multinational hotel management company. It is recognised as the leading third-party hotel management company in the world. Interstate has a global presence with portfolio representations across the UK, Irelands, Europe and Russia. Within their portfolio, big name companies such as: Hilton, Holiday Inn, Marriott, and Radisson are included. Why work for ...

  • Why work for RBH Hospitality?

    Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 by XpressjobsNo comments

    Who are RBH Hospitality Management? RBH is Europe’s leading hospitality company based in the UK. They have a portfolio of over 45 hotels located across the UK. Within their portfolio includes Marriott, Hilton, and Holiday Inn hotels and many more. They are based in London but have a regional office in Glasgow. They have been building and developing hotels since 1997, very well practised! What’s ...

  • Why work at Crerar Hotels?

    Posted on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 by XpressjobsNo comments

    Crerar Hotels is Scotland’s leading privately owned hotel company. They own a range of hotels and inns, all of which have their own personalities to reflect their environment. With locations including Inveraray, Oban, Glencoe, Nairn and more, each hotel is utterly unique, the one thing they do have in common is the warm atmosphere the staff go above and beyond to create. They aim to give guests a ...

  • Transferable Skills - Applying for Roles out with your Industry

    Posted on Friday, July 10, 2020 by Ivan MackenzieNo comments

    With certain industries already struggling to find skilled people, companies have no choice but to look beyond the ‘borders’ of their industry to find people. So rather than looking for relevant previous experience, Companies will increasingly focus on transferable skills and hence expand their potential talent pool. Firstly make your CV and cover letter are more appealing to potential employers. ...

  • How Best to Prepare for a Video Interview?

    Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2020 by Xpress JobsNo comments

    When you prepare for a video job interview in which your skills will be assessed on how you could better demonstrate certain approaches or skills to the employers who will be evaluating you. Ask yourself - do they have to talk to you? No. But you want to know why they are interviewing you, what your background is, what your goals are, and why they're choosing to interview you. When you are ...

  • Strawberry & Cream Tart Recipe

    Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by Xpress JobsNo comments

    Strawberry & Cream Tart Recipe Sweet Pastry 175g Plain Flour, plus extra for dusting 2 tbsp Icing Sugar 100g Cold Butter, cubed 1 Egg, beaten • You will need eight 8cm (3in) round, loose-bottomed fluted tartlet tins • Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan/Gas 6 • To make the pastry, measure the flour, icing sugar and butter into a food processor and whizz until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. ...

  • How to adjust and work from home

    Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2020 by Xpress JobsNo comments

    Working from home can be an amazing experience with the help of some solid planning. However, working from home can also be quite exhausting. Work from home means being on your feet a lot longer than you're used to, and there are many nagging health problems that come along with that. Over time, you will want to ensure that you work around those issues. This will help you manage your time more ...