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Run the dishwasher TWICE

Run the dishwasher twice I’ve been a passionate advocatefor supportingmental health in hospitalityfor a few years now. In particular, about how the industry’s often long, demanding and stressful hours can lead to addiction, anxiety and depression. Then about what we, as catering and hospitality business owners and managers, can do to

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At last, back to work, AGAIN

At last, back to work, AGAIN Well here we go, back to work after a long break, here we go again after a second or even third lockdown. The staff will be coming back to work anxious, stressed, and worried about so many things. How do you start telling them

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Keep safe… but keep your sparkle

Like many (all?) others in the hospitality sector, my businesses have been hit hard by the lockdown. There’s no denying it – these are stressful, anxiety-ridden times indeed. Wondering where the next penny is coming from while ensuring staff are paid and reassured. We are mostly day-to-day cash businesses without

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Back to work, but not as you know it!

Back to work, but not as you know it! We have seen the reopening and in some cases the re-closing of the hospitality sector in Scotland. Quite a momentous period, following a full closure of about 4 months. It is however becoming clear that not all businesses are able to

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Look back at LOCKDOWN

Looking back at LOCKDOWN Enjoy the beauty It was a really strange time for us all, even for those of us who would normally say that we had good mental health. The ‘Lockdown’ and now “Local Lockdowns” affect us all, no surprise. Being in the same building with the same

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Website Live!

Well it has taken some time, but after about a year, the site is live, we now have Facebook, Twitter and this Website. The first Trustee meeting has taken place and all systems are GO, thanks to a great team effort! A Huge Big thanks to Lesley Wood (LMW Consulting)

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