Latest news from the hospitality industry, digital learning arena and what's new at CPL Learning

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Supporting the Sector: What Challenges Did Lockdown bring?

We have been humbled and proud to be part of the hospitality sector during these challenging few months of lockdown. The road ahead isn’t fully clear, venues are operating at a lower capacity than normal or may not have reopened at all, operations have changed, the public may be feeling nervous about returning to normal.

Here at CPL Learning, we knew we needed to play our part in supporting the sector. Here, we’ll look at some of the challenges, the solutions and what we’ve learnt for the future and how learning and development will look as we enter the new normal.

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Are you ready to serve? Prepare for reopening with CPL Learning

Are You Ready to Serve? Prepare for Reopening with CPL Learning

At the start of 2020, no one could have imagined how different things would be just a few short months down the line for ourselves, our businesses, and our teams. And as we start to turn our thoughts to the easing of lockdown and preparing for reopening, we want to continue to offer support to the hospitality industry. Find out everything you need to know about our brand new Ready to Serve learning programme as the first Team Member course modules are released today.

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#FAIR4Hospitality: UKH launches campaign to support reopening of sector

UKH Calls on Government to be #FAIR4Hospitality

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the hospitality sector, with a 21% decline in trade in the first quarter of 2020 as the industry moved into lockdown – 10% worse than the whole economy. Now there has been a near wipe-out of trade with around a third of businesses reporting that they will never reopen some sites. #FAIR4Hospitality outlines the key areas that the government can focus on to support the sector in reopening.

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UKH Pathway e-learning platform for hospitality workers launched

New e-Learning Platform for Hospitality Workers Launched

This week, UKHospitality and CPL Learning launch a new online training platform for hospitality team members. UKH Pathway is free to use while hospitality businesses remain closed due to the COVID-19 crisis and provides access to learning, well-being and personal development resources for furloughed team members.

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Pubs and Restaurants Instructed to Close in the UK

The fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to hit the hospitality sector hard. With many already being forced to close due to staff shortages and lack of customers the latest advice means that the remaining pubs, restaurants and other establishments have no choice but to close to aid in social distancing.

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The Publican Awards 2020

The Publican Awards 2020

Well, what a night! The Publican awards came back this week and were bigger than ever. And this year we were once again proud sponsors of the leading industry awards, along with our parent company CGA.

With some of the biggest names in the pub industry in attendance, tensions were high as we waited to find out the winners. Here’s all the news from the highly anticipated event.

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