Monday, September 21, 2020

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Government must act now to save one million hospitality jobs

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The Government has 24 hours to save more than one million jobs within the hospitality sector, according to leading trade body UKHospitality. UKHospitality CEO Kate Nicholls has said that Parliament has 24hrs to stop a snowballing employment crisis caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. "Our analysis suggests in excess of 1m jobs are now on the line," she said. "Job cuts are...

Gulliver’s recruitment drive: theme park filling places for summer

Owners of the Gulliver’s Kingdom theme park have gotten ready for the busy season early embarking on a late-February recruitment drive.   Opening its doors on 17 March, the park is to celebrate its 40th anniversary with its biggest season to date, bringing a breadth of celebratory events, rides and attractions all to feature heavily throughout the period. The family-run business in...

Gamesman create new customer facing Sales Engineer position

Sergio Catano, Gamesman’s first International Sales Engineer
Gamesman, the international gaming equipment and systems manufacturer, part of the Esterline Corporation, has created a new role within the organisation which brings together the combined skill sets provided by engineering and marketing specialists. The dual Sales Engineer function requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with clients, all set against a strong engineering background and detailed...

Simon McCarthy named as Betcom Games MD

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Betcom Games have announced that Simon McCarthy has joined as their managing director with immediate effect.   The company is a Gauselmann subsidiary group behind games such as Andy Capp and Treasure Island Jackpots. “We are very pleased to welcome Simon to head up Betcom, a division of the company which has grown to be one of the major players in the...

Bob Rudd expansion means more jobs and new horizons

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Leading pubs machines operator Bob Rudd has unveiled plans to expand the workforce at its Newcastle head office.   The decision to bring in five new people follows the opening of its new depot in Birmingham where the company has invested in extending its reach in the west Midlands. The new intake at HQ will support the middle England activity, raising the...

Arcade operators lukewarm to employment concerns in BHA report

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As small businesses, arcades are used to operating within tight margins and remain unfazed by predictions from the BHA about a UK staffing shortfall if immigration from the European Union is too tightly controlled.   The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has warned the hospitality sector faces a shortfall of 60,000 workers a year if immigration from the European Union is too...

Alton Towers to cut jobs before next year

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While the diverse leisure holdings of its parent company, Merlin Entertainments, have largely insulated the company from any large scale fallout from the Alton Towers rollercoaster crash, the park itself is faring less well. The leisure attraction has announced that it will be cutting 70 jobs after enduring a £14m fall in revenue. It currently employs 800 full-time staff and...