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How to Choose a Venue for Your New Hospitality Business

A hospitality business' venue is arguably the top most crucial element to its success. Ben Floyd, founder of Lumiere Consultancy, takes us through exactly what should be considered when choosing a property.
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The Benefits of Freelance Catering in Schools 

Although seen as the less glamorous side of hospitality, there are many benefits of working in the school catering sector.
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Opening a Hospitality Business - Where do I Start?

We know that the dream of many in our community is to open their own hospitality business. That's why we've partnered with Lumiere Consultancy to create a blog series to guide you on everything you need to know. Read the first blog here!
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Career Progression and Staff Retention in Hospitality

Already a much-discussed topic, most hospitality professionals agree that clear career progression paths are a crucial element in rebuilding the industry an attractive one to work in. Ben Floyd, founder of Lumiere Consultancy, dives deeper into the subject.
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Women In Hospitality: Event Recap

Celebrating International Women’s Day in 2024, Brigad held a successful Women in Hospitality panel and networking event in London which gave a platform for an insightful discussion about the experience of women in the hospitality industry. Find the key learnings from the evening here!
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All the legal documents centralised in one place

You can now find all the legal documents in one place and make sure you meet the standards inherent to the hospitality industry.
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A new tab dedicated to the management of your talent network

You can now rework with your favourite pool of talents on the Brigad app. We have made this new feature easy to use for you and your teams.
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The Best Training Courses in Hospitality

Where can you find quality training to develop your skills within hospitality? Founder of Lumière Consultancy, Ben Floyd, shares his top suggestions.
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Q&A with Clyde Boris Ngougou, Founder of The CalorieFinder

Clyde Boris Ngounou is a Talent on Brigad and has been using the platform for over 5 years. He recently launched his own project, The CalorieFinder, and caught up with us to tell us all about it
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In Session With Peter Avis: Event Recap

In November 2023, Brigad organised an event last November at London’s Amano Hotel for hospitality businesses owners and managers to connect and to hear Peter Avis, General Manager of fine dining restaurant Galvin at Windows in Mayfair, and award-winning hospitality journalist, Millike Milliken, discuss workforce retention, staff training, and customer satisfaction.
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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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