Blog - February 2020

  • It Takes a Lot of Skill to Be this Unskilled

    Posted on Friday, February 21, 2020 by Amy ListonNo comments

    The post-Brexit plans have been revealed, and along with the plans came worries that it could have a negative effect on the Hospitality Industry, with Nicola Sturgeon calling the system “devastating”. It causes caution as there is no obvious route for the workers under this new system, with the Government confirming that there’ll be no alternative route for “low-skilled” workers, as you can see ...

  • Our Guide to an Edinburgh Pancake Crawl

    Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2020 by Amy ListonNo comments

    Pancake Day is a wonderful day. So wonderful in fact, that it trended on Twitter a whole week early and scared half the nation, thinking we missed the opportunity to have fluffy goodness for every meal of the day completely guilt free. Luckily, two things happened: We realised it was in fact a week early, and also trended on a Monday, which would be a bit counterproductive for Shrove Tuesday, but ...

  • Under 18 and Looking for Work? We’re Here to Help

    Posted on Friday, February 14, 2020 by Amy ListonNo comments

    For some, the grind starts early. Whether it’s to feel more independent with income, help your family, or to make the decision between university or work before you’re forced to choose in your last year of school – whatever the reason, we’re here to help you understand your rights as a young worker and get your career started on the right page! Know Your Rights In the UK, children are able to ...

  • 3 Hospitality Trends We Think We’ll See in 2020

    Posted on Thursday, February 13, 2020 by Amy ListonNo comments

    January felt like forever, and yet we’re already in the middle of February, how mad is that?! As much as I’m ready to get into summer mode and out of storm Ciara, Dennis, Jeff, Louise, Ben and whoever else we have next, I can’t help but think of what we in the industry should be getting ready for too. So put the beach cocktails on hold, hold your horses with the kimono orders, and lets get stuck ...

  • These 3 Edinburgh Hotspots are Ideal for Watching the Rugby, or for Afterwards when You Get to Celebrate…or Drown Yer Sorrows

    Posted on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by Amy ListonNo comments

    It’s that time of year when the rugby dictates your plan and your mood for over a month, and honestly, we’re here for it. This Saturday, Scotland and England are playing and if you’re not there in the stands, then you need to find yourself a good pub with good grub and a great crowd! And we’re here to help (we got you boo). So, without further ado, here are some of the best Edinburgh pubs and ...