Southampton recruiter opens hospitality desk

An increasing need for workers in the catering and hospitality sector in and around Southampton has led a recruitment agency to open a new desk. The city’s long-established Berry Recruitment branch covers a number of sectors but the demand for certain roles prompted the new direction.

Dinner lady retires after serving three million meals

A dedicated dinner lady has retired after serving at a school for 35 years and dishing up an estimated 3.5 million meals. Diana Light joined The Arnewood School in New Milton, Hants, as a replacement for her mother-in-law Joan Light who had worked there for 27 years.

Hot food for schools back on menu

A school catering provider says free meals are slowly returning to First and Primary schools as teachers adapt to the ‘new normal’. Declan O’Toole of Forerunner Catering, which works across the BCP and Dorset Council areas, says it’s vital that children receive healthy and hot food as winter approaches. All Key Stage 1 children are eligible for free school meals … Read More

Berry serving up new roles

Berry Recruitment in Northampton has promoted Regine Coulter to run its new catering and hospitality division. Manager Rachel Murphy saw an opportunity to develop the branch that already recruits workers for the office and industrial sectors.