Employer's Toolkit

Download the Employer's Toolkit guide below to help with engaging trainees on work placements. Work placements can bring many benefits to a business such as enthusiasm, an extra pair of hands to help to complete projects and improved ties with the local community .Similarly, a work placement trainee benefits from their placement with you by getting valuable career experience and building up their CV.

Taking on an apprentice is often an excellent way to take on and train a new employee, giving them the skills to do the job and engendering loyalty to your business. In addition, 80% of businesses say that having an apprentice benefits the entire workforce. An existing employee may also enrol on an apprenticeship training course.

The Department of Work and Pensions have a new campaign, called Hospitality Works, which will run until 7th March.  There’s more information about the campaign on the Hospitality Works poster.