We’ve teamed up with the mental health experts at The Mind Map to host this webinar looking at how hospitality teams can build mental health resilience, some practical tips for looking after our mental health and supporting each other through lockdown and beyond.
The new Aspire channel from CPL Learning is the go-to place for hospitality team members for practical tips and support, online resources, and a community to share experiences and success from across the sector. Find out more about Aspire here.
Early into the last lockdown CGA and CPL Learning formed the Hospitality Professionals survey to gather vital frontline perspectives from those working within the industry. The latest pulse survey reveals that three quarters of hospitality team members are concerned about their job security as the sector heads into a second national lockdown in England.
We’ve all had to spend this year looking at new ways to do things. Remote working and online tools have never played such a vital role in our lives. And it’s no different for the personal licence services we have been relied on providing for so long. Back in March, we were able to launch a fully online personal licence e-learning course and remote invigilation service for gaining your APLH and SCPLH. This online course and exam has been allowing learners to successfully complete their personal licence training and exam remotely throughout the pandemic and gain their qualification.
Hospitality businesses have been pushed to their limits this year and with the second national lockdown looming, there is obviously growing concern about what that will mean for the UK’s third-largest employer and the thousands of business owners and team members affected. What we did see during the last lockdown was an amazing sense of resourcefulness, resilience, and support within the sector. This time we are better prepared and more informed to support operators and their teams in maximising this time and emerge from this lockdown in a strong position to face to the future. Read on to find out what happened last time and what you can do to support your teams and the sector through the second lockdown.
Some of our latest course modules have been developed to help operators navigate the changing landscape of service and hospitality. Our Director of Learning and Education, Martin Hilton, shares his experiences and how we can learn to adapt.
This year continues to be a worrying time for business owners in the UK, and particularly for those in the hospitality and leisure sector. They have arguably been hit longest and hardest of all industries due to the nature of social distancing. Following the new tiered system along with the ‘rule of six’, track and trace and restricted operating hours, the sector continues to face new challenges. And while it’s important to make finances and operations a high priority, as employers it’s also vital you don’t neglect the impact on your teams’ mental wellbeing.
The NUS have partnered with CPL Learning to deliver NUS Academy, a digital training platform that allows you and your team to access over 40 online courses, as well as a range of engagement and communication features and tools. Rigorous health, safety and hygiene compliance have never been more important for venues. Not only can the NUS Academy platform help you deliver the core compliance and health and safety training you need to be a legally compliant operator, but also give your teams access to continually updated COVID-19 secure training. Read more about the great benefits of using NUS Academy for your SU teams.
The hospitality sector accounted for a third of the UK’s entire drop in GDP in March and April. Now as we look to the future of hospitality, the changes in consumer habits and the new standard for rigorous safety measures, we look at what role training plays in the recovery of hospitality.