Passionate about people, potential and performance, just who are Hub International and what do they do?
Having worked with the likes of Hilton Hotels, Sodexo Live! From Royal Botanics to Royal Ascot to Newcastle United FC, Radisson Blu and Marriott Hotels to name a few, Hub International are the leading experts in upskilling hospitality people in Industry recognised qualifications and the essential practical skills of Barista, Bartending, Wines & Spirits, Culinary Crafts, Customer Service and Train the Trainer.
The whole team at Hub International are hospitality & tourism industry experts who are passionate about sharing their skills with the next generation & showcasing careers in the sector. Whether you are looking for insight & inspiration for your L&D offer, new skills & qualifications for your team, confidence building techniques for your young team or to add some flair to your frontline workforce, Hi! can help.
With over 10 years experience supporting the industry in Scotland, the team also actively supports young & unemployed people across Scotland through their social enterprise hospitality school based beneath the iconic Grand Central Hotel. Between the team's industry led expertise and their partnerships with trusted employers, they are engaging, inspiring and igniting a passion in the new entrants to the industry, reducing skills gaps and boosting performance for local hospitality operators.
The mission of the female founded social enterprise is to 'change the hospitality industry for the better’. This includes the way we as an industry encourage young people into their first jobs in the trade, to the way we support and educate the leaders of the industry to be the best employer they can be.
Hub International were delighted to sponsor the VIP lounge at the return of ScotHot 2023, which saw a range of local suppliers from across Scotland donate their produce and services to add a new refreshment zone at the exhibition. Students from local colleges also got the chance to operate the lounge for the event and welcome VIP’s from across the Scottish Hospitality Industry for a pitstop as they navigated the bustling exhibition.
Hub International CEO, Stephanie Wade says, ‘’Businesses who invest in consistent training see better results in service levels and consistency in improvements in the bottom line. We help our clients focus on their people, and create bespoke training programmes that fit the needs of their team, no matter what level they’re at. We also help our clients to recruit new talent from our hospitality school programmes, keeping their staffing pipeline topped up with keen trainees who have chosen to make the hospitality industry their career. This helps give young people a purpose, reduces unemployment and keep our industry alive with new talent.’’
Check out what the Hub International got up to at ScotHot23