Ryder Cup

  • Scotland announces new job opportunity creation for 16-24 year olds

    REPRESENTATIVES FROM over 75 Scottish businesses will meet at Glasgow’s Marriott Hotel on October 22nd 2014 to pledge job opportunities, apprenticeships and work placements for young job seekers and the long term unemployed in The Big Hospitality Conversation.    … Read More

  • Diageo launches £5 million youth training and employment programme

    DIAGEO HAS launched the Diageo Learning for Life, Scotland – a new £5 million training programme to help prepare young, unemployed people with the skills to succeed in the hospitality industry.                  … Read More

  • Ryder Cup serves fillip for Scottish economy as catering contracts are awarded

    A £3 million boost to the Scottish economy is on the menu after two companies were awarded catering contracts for The 2014 Ryder Cup.   Mecco, supported by sister company Fresh Direct in Paisley, and Compass in Scotland’s Sport, Leisure… Read More

  • Big opportunity for new products

    VISITORS TO SCOTLAND next year are expected to spend almost £33m on food and drink. But food businesses must be prepared if they are going to enjoy a slice of the pie local food pie.   Scottish Enterprise research shows… Read More

  • Waste watch sponsored by 3663

    DON’T FORGET that landfill tax is about to go up again. As part of the landfill tax escalator – designed to encourage the diversion of waste from landfill – waste disposal costs rise by £8 per tonne each year.  … Read More

  • New plan to tackle waste at UK events

    A NEW TARGET to ensure that no waste from the events sector ends up in landfill has been announced.     As part of the ”Zero waste events: a 2020 vision”, a new “roadmap” has been published to help the… Read More

  • The UK Games legacy

    …AS THE hard work on one huge food operation finishes, another is already under way. BaxterStorey’s John Bennett looks back at the 2012 Olympics…                   At the start of 2011, BaxterStorey secured… Read More