The award-winning Hampden House care home in Harrogate is looking for new staff to join its care, catering and housekeeping teams.
The award-winning Hampden House care home in Harrogate, part of Elizabeth Finn Homes, is owned by the charity Turn2us and offers a home from home for its residents. The dedicated staff team provide both nursing and personal care on a permanent or short-term basis,...
The latest jobless figures reveal 115 fewer people in the district are claiming out-of-work benefits than last month, when the furlough scheme ended. Furlough supported 28,600 jobs in the Harrogate district for 18 months.
All sorts of people across the county have made the life-changing step into the care profession, from builders and retail workers to accountants, young graduates and parents wanting flexible but rewarding work.
Samantha Sargison, who is in charge of digital at Bettys, talks about the struggle to fulfil orders during covid and the build-up to what will be the busiest Christmas ever for online orders of hampers and scones.
The union claims a 1.75% pay offer to council and school staff is effectively a pay cut when inflation is taken into account and is a ‘shocking way to treat staff who went above and beyond during the pandemic’.
The company, which employs 270 staff, increased revenue and profit even though the reduction in traffic during covid hit its paint and body shop services, according to newly published accounts.
In a separate boost to Ripon’s hotel and leisure sector, new owners are continuing to refurbish the Spa Hotel, raising hopes that two of the city’s historic properties will be welcoming visitors again soon.
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A branch of the national chain Lounge is set to open in Ripon in September. The former NatWest building next to Ripon Town Hall is being renovated into a café-bar.
As part of an ongoing review into council pay, some staff claim their bosses ‘work together to threaten’ and ‘get what they want’ from lower down workers.
Office for National Statistics figures show 3,185 people were claiming out-of-work benefits as of May 13 — down from 3,545 in April. From May 17 indoor hospitality venues such as bars and restaurants were able to reopen.
Harrogate district hotels and other hospitality venues have hired more staff to help them cope with the extra demands around serving diners, once the national lockdown easing measures enter step two tomorrow.