Travelodge uses scheme to tap into local talent

January 2008
People Management;1/24/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p19
The article reports on the decision of Travelodge to sign up for a local employment partnership (LEP) at its flagship hotel in City Road, London, England with a quarter of its local recruits coming from the scheme. The budget hotel chain is now planning for up to 50 of its hotels nationwide to enter into LEP. According to Greg Dawson, director of communications at Travelodge, employing people with local knowledge has obvious benefits in the hospitality industry. He added that the scheme entrants so far were valued for their enthusiasm at work.


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