The Big Hospitality Conversation is a nationwide initiative led by the British Hospitality Association in partnership with Springboard, Believe in Young People, DWP, National Apprenticeship Services, and Barclays. It brings together influential industry leaders from the top hospitality businesses with young people.
Springboard is delighted to be one of the founder partners of The BIG Hospitality Conversation which is a nationwide initiative led by the British Hospitality Association in partnership with Springboard, Believe in YoungPeople, DWP and the National Apprenticeship Service, It brings together influential industry leaders from the top hospitality businesses with young people to do three things.
- Stimulate an important dialogue between them on employability skills, work experience and apprenticeships
- Encourage and offer more quality work experiences, more apprenticeships, and employ more local young people
- Through BHA, take a powerful message to Government to gain proper recognition about the important and significant contribution the hospitality industry is playing to stimulate economic recovery, address youth employment and stimulate growth
The Big Hospitality Conversation gives young people a voice; it gives industry leaders the opportunity to interact with young people, hear their views, understand and respond to their challenges; it gives the industry a powerful message to take to Government.
The hospitality industry have joined forces to create 60,000 new job opportunities for young people by the end of 2016. It’s all part of our campaign to inspire the next generation of young people into a career in hospitality and to actively demonstrate our industry’s power to tackle youth unemployment.