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Midlands members are bubbling September 7, 2021 - We’re delighted to report on yet another sign that members are moving beyond Zoom sessions – the first UKHA Midlands regional meeting has taken place since Covid interrupted our daily lives. The end of July gathering at the newly refurbished Holiday Inn, Birmingham Airport also provided a chance to see the hotel looking resplendent with… We’re feeling just grand July 13, 2021 - It’s finally happened – a UKHA get-together where members can talk face-to-face, catch up with each other and share news of how housekeeping staff are preparing for the staycation boom. Let’s have three cheers and join the celebrations at The Grand in York as 30 members of the Yorkshire and North-East region and very kind… Back to doing what we do best July 13, 2021 - Sun and sea, beautiful countryside, or city sights plus, of course, superb housekeeping standards is what all our guests want to experience as hotels re-open for the summer staycation season. We know you’ve all been very busy in the build-up and that an awful lot of checking and counting supplies of linen and other hospitality… Lessons in changing lives June 30, 2021 - When CleanConscience sends out a ‘collection round email’ to their hotel partners they always add that the charity accepts donations of surplus or redundant hospitality items. This might be furniture, soft furnishings, towels, linen, bedding, cutlery, crockery and even ‘lost and found’ items left behind by guests. But what happens to the items CleanConscience receives?… New beginnings May 5, 2021 - Lorraine Dale, national chair of the UKHA has a message for our readers: What a difference a year makes! As a hardworking passionate housekeeper with a vested interest in the industry my heart goes out to all of our members throughout the pandemic. Once again we rose to the challenge, adapted our cleaning processes, rallied… New faces on Pride of Britain board April 29, 2021 - Four new members have joined the non-executive board of Pride of Britain Hotels, the collection of independently-owned British hotels. They come from renowned venues and are Jason Adams, managing director of Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa; Jill Chalmers, managing director at Glenapp Castle; Andrew McPherson, Grantley Hall’s general manager; and Ross Grieve, managing director at Seaham Hall. Pride of… RCP steps up recycling drive April 1, 2021 - Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) has issued a manifesto extending the scope of its award-winning Love Recycling initiative to support businesses wanting to improve recycling and waste management practices. The manifesto is a call to action for businesses to be leaders on sustainability issues and builds on findings from Love Recycling research studies in 2020, with… Recruitment drive to start March 31, 2021 - Hotel operators around the UK are hoping for a summer staycation boom and this is set to provide jobs for many in the sector. The Bristol Hoteliers Association, for instance, representing some 40 hotels there, expects more than 500 people to be recruited from May. As well as visitors to the city and its sights,… To Hell and Back for Hospitality Action March 1, 2021 - This summer’s Hospitality Action fundraising campaign has been announced – a 30,000 miles plus challenge. Named To Hell and Back, that distance would take us to four actual hells on earth: towns called Hell in California, Michigan and Norway; and Hell Creek in Montana. Crucially, this is a return journey. Yes, we’re heading to Hell… Happier 2021… and those years to come January 11, 2021 - It’s not all doom and gloom, Sue Bromley discovers, as projects in the pipeline will lead to the return of some lost housekeeping roles and even create new ones. There is no getting away from the fact that these are tough times which will see some hospitality businesses close, temporarily or for good. Others will…
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