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Skills for Success in the Hospitality Industry

"After the best part of 30 years in Hospitality I can honestly say that most days are a school day, training is something that never ceases. It's one of the greatest qualities of Hospitality, like fashion, each year there is a change in style, orange is the new black, until it's replaced by something entirely different. Here are our top tips for Skills for Success in the Hospitality industry." — Ben Floyd, Director of Lumiere Consultancy
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Contract Catering - Offering Unique Skills and Flexibility

We delve into the world of catering and discuss the unique skills, experiences and flexibility that catering roles provide.
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All your legal documents in one place

View all the legal documents generated for every mission worked.
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A new tab dedicated to the management of your favourite talents

New update: Find all the talents you’ve worked with previously in one place!
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Wellness for Freelancers

There is nothing more important than our health - so, to keep you from burning out and getting ill this winter season, we’ve put together a guide on some handy wellness tips and tricks for freelance hospitality workers.
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Positive Mental Health and Wellbeing Practices

We take a look at methods of reducing stress at work, and other mental health practices to keep you on the right track.
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What’s going on in London this autumn?

As autumn rolls along we’re taking a dive into some of the free and low-cost activities to escape from the cold without breaking the bank.
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Are you ready for autumn?

With summer coming to an end, you should be taking steps to get ready for autumn: fresh ideas, fresh starts, and renewed enthusiasm.
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The Blended Workforce - A New Way of Working in the Hospitality Industry

In the ever-changing landscape of the hospitality industry, adaptability is key. One of the most innovative approaches gaining traction at the moment is the concept of a "blended" workforce. This model involves a harmonious mix of long-term employed staff and short-term, self-employed professionals.
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Join us at the Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo!

We're happy to announce that we are partnering with the Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo this year! Our very own Nicolas Ferrary, Chief International Officer at Brigad, will also be speaking at the event. Make sure to get your ticket and join us at the ExCel London from the 10-11 October 2023!
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Ingredient substitutes to keep costs low

Costs are continuing to soar in the UK as the cost of living crisis continues on well into the summer, with no sign of additional help or schemes coming from the government. We at Brigad have put together a helpful guide to help you save money and substitute cheaper ingredients to keep costs down so that you can have more fun in the kitchen.
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UK Government creates new bill to ensure all tips go to staff

In a move backed by UKHospitality, the government has introduced a new law that will mean all tips should now be going to hospitality workers and not the businesses they work for. This new law hopes to make tip sharing easier, however, many workers would suggest that rather than changing tipping laws, the UK should work to provide more significant aid to the hospitality industry and its workers. You can read the government's official legislature on the new tipping bill here.
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