David Hopkins, Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) Don't underestimate the value of natural interaction: Two vehicles that work well in terms of the idea of sharing have been the physical hub model - i.e. where an organisation has created a shared space that charities can work out of, and the natural interaction that evolves through conversation and partnerships. It's important to bring charities together to share war stories, swap ideas and hear from others about new approaches. My experience has been that the value of these events - as a grant maker and as a participant - far outstrips the impact of newsletters, guidance notes, case studies as a means of stimulating new approaches.
In an industry whose success lies on reputation, reputation, reputation, there’s no place for complacency. Efficient and engaging employees, high standards of cleanliness and hygiene, adherence to the law and excellent customer service; these are the basics of any successful hospitality or tourist business.
With this in mind, the British Hospitality Association has welcomed a new partner, Genon Laboratories, part of Synergy Health Laboratory Services (SHLS). Genon Laboratories are market leading in food testing analysis including allergens and authenticity. SHLS provides toxicology and general pathology services including workplace drug and alcohol testing to a variety of industries where safety is of great importance.
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