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New GM leads recruitment drive at regenerated city hotel

A recruitment drive to fill 14 positions at the new Holiday Inn Express Middlesbrough – Centre Square, located within the former Cook and Endeavour House, is now under way. Newly appointed General Manager Mark Winter will lead the hunt in a bid to enlist a team of enthusiastic individuals looking to build a successful career […]

The Old Swan & Minster Mill appoints Head Chef Benjamin Xavier

The Old Swan & Minster Mill appoints Head Chef Benjamin Xavier

Lana de Savary, owner of the Old Swan & Minster Mill in the Cotswold village of Minster Lovell, has appointed Benjamin Xavier as the new head chef. Benjamin has been in the industry for over ten years and during his career has worked in some of London’s most prestigious restaurants including Tom Aikens in Chelsea. […]

Whitbread appoints Alison Brittain as Chief Executive

Whitbread appoints Alison Brittain as Chief Executive

Whitbread PLC has announced that Alison Brittain has been appointed as its next Chief Executive to succeed Andy Harrison, who has decided to retire from full time executive life at the end of February 2016. Alison will join the Company on 4 January 2016. Alison, aged 50, is currently Group Director, Retail Division Lloyds Banking […]