Agency & Association

Agency merger strengthens Moore Barlow’s position in the recruitment sector

Good signs of M&A activity
Two of the UK’s leading hospitality recruitment agencies have merged and will form part of the UK’s largest specialist travel recruitment company.   
Evolve Hospitality Recruitment, which has offices across the UK and specialises in temporary staff recruitment for the hospitality sector, has merged with Collins King & Associates which specialises in permanent staff recruitment to the hospitality industry with legal advice provided by Moore Barlow.


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The All Party Parliamentary Group for Events re-established

Theresa Villers MP, Chair, APPG Events.
The All Party Parliamentary Group for Events (APPG) has now been re-established as an official APPG in Parliament following the appointment of a new Chair and Vice Chair.
The Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP, Member of Parliament for Chipping Barnet, will be the new Chair of the APPG. Theresa takes over from James Heappey MP, who was Chair for four years, until his appointment as Minister for the Armed Forces prevented him from serving in that role.


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UKHospitality calls for greater clarity and support as sector edges to end of Lockdown

Giving evidence to the House of Commons BEIS Committee today, UKHospitality Chief Executive Kate Nicholls highlighted the need for further significant support for hospitality following the impact of the second national lockdown, along with urgent clarity on the tier system businesses will enter upon reopening.

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Master Innholders & St. Julian Scholar included in Walpole’s 2020 Power List

Stuart Johnson FIH MI, Knut Wylde FIH MI and Conor O’Leary SJS have been included in Walpole’s second annual Power List, which names 2020’s 50 most influential people in British luxury.
Released to mark the day the 19th British Luxury Awards would have taken place, The Power List celebrates the inspirational individuals within Walpole member brands who, despite enormous challenges throughout 2020, have continued to steer the luxury sector to success.


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Hybrid gatherings pave the return to in-person meetings & events

The American Express Meetings & Events 2021 Global Meetings and Events Forecast finds that this transformative time will lead to a more innovative, responsive and secure industry
Following a year of uncertainty, the 2021 Global Meetings and Events Forecast from American Express Meetings & Events, a division of American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), found that businesses have quickly adapted meetings and events programmes to keep customers, prospects and employees engaged.


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