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Be Inclusive Hospitality launches third annual D&I survey

31 January 2023 by

Be Inclusive Hospitality has launched its third annual Inside Hospitality Survey for 2023, aiming to assess the state of equity, diversity and inclusion within the hospitality sector.

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When it comes to diversity and equality, don’t fake it till you make it, says Tea Colaianni

23 November 2022 by

Authenticity and honesty are key when presenting facts and figures about the diversity and equality of your business, says Tea Colaianni

Kate Nicholls: hospitality is a ‘meritocracy’ that can drive social mobility News

Kate Nicholls: hospitality is a ‘meritocracy’ that can drive social mobility

15 July 2022 by

The hospitality industry is a “meritocracy” that can “drive change” in local communities, UKHospitality chief executive[...]

Pale, male and stale? Fixing hospitality awards' diversity problem Business

Pale, male and stale? Fixing hospitality awards' diversity problem

02 June 2022 by

Accolades in the hospitality sector are still stuck in the past with recognition still mainly going[...]

Be Inclusive Hospitality among Gérard Basset Foundation 2022 funding grant winners News

Be Inclusive Hospitality among Gérard Basset Foundation 2022 funding grant winners

11 January 2022 by

Non-profit organisation Be Inclusive Hospitality has been awarded one of 14 funding grants by the Gérard[...]

Be Inclusive Hospitality launches second industry survey News

Be Inclusive Hospitality launches second industry survey

23 November 2021 by

Be Inclusive Hospitality has launched its 2021 Inside Hospitality Survey to understand how the dial might[...]

Some progress on diversity and inclusion in hospitality, travel and leisure sectors but pace of improvement 'must be increased' News

Some progress on diversity and inclusion in hospitality, travel and leisure sectors but pace of improvement 'must be increased'

01 July 2021

Some progress has been made towards key diversity targets in the hospitality, travel and leisure industries despite the turbulence to the sector brought about by the pandemic.

Accor announces partnership with IGLTA News

Accor announces partnership with IGLTA

15 June 2021

Hospitality group Accor has announced a partnership with the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA), a member-based global organisation dedicated to advancing LGBTQ+ tourism.

Sodexo appoints permanent head of inclusion News

Sodexo appoints permanent head of inclusion

09 June 2021 by

Foodservice firm Sodexo UK & Ireland has appointed Raj Jones its permanent head of diversity and[...]

Half of hospitality professionals from Black, Asian or Ethnic Minority backgrounds have experienced racism at work News

Half of hospitality professionals from Black, Asian or Ethnic Minority backgrounds have experienced racism at work

03 June 2021 by

Be Inclusive Hospitality has released findings from its industry-wide survey with a call for immediate action[...]

Sodexo first hospitality company to report ethnicity pay gap of 5% News

Sodexo first hospitality company to report ethnicity pay gap of 5%

01 June 2021 by

Sodexo UK has voluntarily published its ethnicity pay gap data for 2020, making it the first[...]

'Hospitality seems to have unspoken ways of categorising people', says Asma Khan In-Depth

'Hospitality seems to have unspoken ways of categorising people', says Asma Khan

06 April 2021 by

When hiring, ‘self selection’ seems to sadly be the way most people’s instincts lie, says Asma[...]

Programme launched to support ethnic minority future leaders in hospitality News

Programme launched to support ethnic minority future leaders in hospitality

27 January 2021

Women in Hospitality, Travel and Leisure (WiHTL) has launched a programme in partnership with McDonald’s UK & Ireland to support ethnic minority leaders in the hospitality, travel and leisure sector with their progression into more senior roles.

Pandemic having a 'huge impact' on living standards of BAME hospitality workers News

Pandemic having a 'huge impact' on living standards of BAME hospitality workers

30 December 2020

The ability of the hospitality sector to weather the pandemic and recover quickly will be crucial to the living standards of many BAME workers and their families, according to research published today by the Resolution Foundation.

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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