22 Feb 2021
New tourism skills funding guide launched
The HATS network has partnered with the Department for the Economy to produce a guide on funded skills support available to help hospitality and tourism businesses retain talent through this difficult time and develop the skills needed for the future.
As the industry builds back from the disruption caused by Covid-19 we need to inspire future generations to enter the industry – and those that are already in the industry, to stay.
We have a unique opportunity to reset the status quo when it comes to skills and professional development. Building back with a better skilled workforce will provide the much-needed reinforcement to deliver a tourism product that attracts visitors and encourages repeat business. And we don’t need to wait until the pandemic is over to begin. There are support packages available now to help businesses invest in talent to emerge stronger from the crisis and help them flourish.