Blog - February 2020

  • It Takes a Lot of Skill to Be this Unskilled

    Posted on Friday, February 21, 2020 by Amy ListonNo comments

    The post-Brexit plans have been revealed, and along with the plans came worries that it could have a negative effect on the Hospitality Industry, with Nicola Sturgeon calling the system “devastating”. It causes caution as there is no obvious route for the workers under this new system, with the Government confirming that there’ll be no alternative route for “low-skilled” workers, as you can see ...

  • Our Guide to an Edinburgh Pancake Crawl

    Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2020 by Amy ListonNo comments

    Pancake Day is a wonderful day. So wonderful in fact, that it trended on Twitter a whole week early and scared half the nation, thinking we missed the opportunity to have fluffy goodness for every meal of the day completely guilt free. Luckily, two things happened: We realised it was in fact a week early, and also trended on a Monday, which would be a bit counterproductive for Shrove Tuesday, but ...

  • Under 18 and Looking for Work? We’re Here to Help

    Posted on Friday, February 14, 2020 by XpressjobsNo comments

    Whatever the reason, if you're under 18 and want to start the grind early - we're here to help. Some look for a job to feel more independent with income and help their family. Others, to make the decision between university and work. Whatever it is, don't worry. We'll help you understand your rights as a young worker and get your career started on the right page! So, get your pen and paper out ...

  • Trends in Hospitality We Expect to See in 2020

    Posted on Thursday, February 13, 2020 by XpressjobsNo comments

    January felt like forever, and we’ve spent it thinking about the trends in hospitality we expect to see this year. And as much as we're ready to get into summer mode and out of storm Ciara, Dennis, Jeff, Louise, Ben and whoever else we have next, we can’t help but think of what the hospitality industry should be getting ready for too. So, put the beach cocktails on pause. Hold your horses with ...

  • Edinburgh Hotspots Ideal for Watching the Six Nations Rugby

    Posted on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by XpressjobsNo comments

    This Saturday, Scotland and England are playing in the Six Nations Rugby Championship and if you’re not there in the stands, then you need to find yourself a good pub with good grub, big screen and a great crowd! It’s that time of year when the rugby dictates your plan and your mood for over a month, and honestly, we’re here for it. So, if you’re asking yourself ‘Are there any pubs near me where ...