Hospitality's tight purse drives Government funding elsewhere

Druce, Chris
November 2005
Caterer & Hotelkeeper;11/17/2005, Vol. 195 Issue 4400, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports on the failure of Sector Skills Council People 1st to win one of the National Skills Academies (NSA) training networks of the British government, as of November 2005. People 1st placed its bid on behalf of the hospitality and tourism industries. The construction, food and drink manufacturing, financial services and engineering sectors are now the designated NSA.


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