About the Hospitality Academy

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In late 2019 independent, employee owned training, development and management services company Rinova Ltd was successful in securing funding for a wide range of publicly funded initiatives aimed at supporting and developing innovative practice within the hospitality industry. Along with a range of existing UK projects and a series of transnational EU funded innovation, development and research projects aimed at the tourism, hospitality and allied industries, these projects naturally dovetail to form The Hospitality Academy.

Informed by the industry to reflect their changing needs, The Hospitality Academy forms an agile, ‘one-stop’ shop for innovative, solution driven programmes of training and support. Working with quality assured partners, who bring to the table their own expertise, these projects will provide Employers and Employees with the interventions and solutions they need to; perfect their recruitment, up-skill their staff, improve retention and integrate effective, affordable in house training and CPD. By working with Employers at every stage of design and delivery, we area able to identify and meet the changing needs of the Sector, even in these unprecedented times. Meanwhile, through our work with schools and the next generation of employees, we ensure that this vibrant, creative industry, that is so integral to both the economy and the wellbeing of the population is recognized for the exciting opportunities it can offer for career progression.

Whilst the challenges we face as an industry may have changed, there can be no doubt that the sector will adapt and with the right support, thrive. The Hospitality Academy is committed to being an integral part of the industries reinvention. Our message is..

Don’t be part of the new norm … create it!

Our projects

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    Pan Out2
    Following on from the very successful Panout ( www.panoutlondon.co.uk), Panout2 will continue to raise the profile of the hospitality, tourism and leisure industries as exciting paths for career progression.
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  • Progress into Hospitality
    Aimed at progressing unemployed and economically inactive young people and adults into inspiring, sustainable careers in hospitality, tourism, recreation, leisure and a host of allied industries that support these sectors
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  • Hospitality Pathways for Employers
    Co-designed with representatives from the industry here in the UK and across Europe, our Hospitality Pathways Business Advisors, will deliver a full range of support, practical training, innovative interventions and business solutions to assist Sector employers with all of their business.
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    Hospitality Pathways for Employees
    To encourage equal access to lifelong learning for a minimum of 3587 people in the capital, currently employed or wishing to enter the hospitality industry, via a network of 200+ Sector SME’s supported by the project.
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  • Head 2Work
    Aimed at moving young people into employment across Sectors ( including but not exclusively hospitality), the Head 2Work programme supports 18-24 year olds who are currently not in employment, education or training.
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  • Skills Swap
    Skills Swap is an Erasmus + funded project seeking to support employers in the Hospitality sector to share skills, knowledge and expertise through ‘skill swapping’. The idea is that employers share knowledge and expertise with each other, educate each other’s employees by sharing their knowledge base.
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