The hospitality industry employs over 2 million people in the UK making it one of the biggest (and most buoyant) sectors of the economy. Opportunities for anyone wanting a career in hospitality are vast but the job roles and career paths within such a diverse industry can be confusing. This up-to-the-minute book offers clear explanations of all of the job roles possible, together with information and advice on qualifications useful for those seeking a career in hospitality.
Now in its 43rd edition, British Qualifications is the definitive one-volume guide to every qualification on offer in the United Kingdom. With full details of all institutions and organizations involved in the provision of further and higher education, this publication is an essential reference source for careers advisors, students and employers. It also includes a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the structure of further and higher education in the UK. The book includes information on awards provided by over 350 professional institutions and accrediting bodies, details of academic universities and colleges and a full description of the current framework of academic and vocational educational. It is compiled and checked annually to ensure accuracy of information.
British Vocational Qualifications is an indispensable reference for careers advisors, human resource managers, employers, teachers and students, featuring up-to-date information on over 3,500 vocational qualifications available in the United Kingdom. These include Vocational Qualifications (VQs), National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs), Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs), Related Vocational Qualifications (RVQs) and apprenticeships. The directory also covers the latest developments within the fast-changing field of vocational qualifications, and details of awarding, examining and validating bodies. British Vocational Qualifications is a simple guide for anyone who needs to understand vocational education, whether researching what is available, verifying a qualification for legal purposes, or reviewing where best to study for them.
The field of professional, academic and vocational qualifications is ever-changing. The new edition of this highly successful and practical guide provides thorough information on all developments. Fully indexed, it includes details on all university awards and over 200 career fields, their professional and accrediting bodies, levels of membership and qualifications. It acts as an one-stop guide for careers advisors, students and parents, and will also enable human resource managers to verify the qualifications of potential employees.
Covering the whole of Asia and the Pacific region, Asia and Pacific Review 2003-4 provides both an analytic overview and specific data for each of the 60 countries. Topics include the effects of deflation, an analysis of the terrorist threat and the water crisis and its impact on the poor.
As the importance of vocational qualifications has become firmly established, the system has become increasingly complex and hard to grasp. Now in its seventh edition, this popular and accessible reference book provides a simple guide for anyone needing information on vocational education. Fully revised and expanded to take into account recent changes in legislation, it provides up-to-date information on over 3500 vocational qualification in the UK, and is an indispensable reference source for careers advisers, human resource managers, employees, teachers and students alike. Divided into five parts, the first clarifies the role of the accrediting and major awarding bodies and explains the ma...
Now in its 47th edition, British Qualifications 2017 is the definitive one-volume guide to every qualification on offer in the United Kingdom. With an equal focus on vocational studies, this essential guide has full details of all institutions and organizations involved in the provision of further and higher education and is an essential reference source for careers advisors, students and employers. It also includes a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the structure of further and higher education in the UK. The book includes information on awards provided by over 350 professional institutions and accrediting bodies, details of academic universities and colleges and a full description of the current framework of academic and vocational education. It is compiled and checked annually to ensure accuracy of information.
A directory of over 3500 vocational qualifications available in the UK. The qualifications are classified by professional and career area, with details of type of qualification, title, level, awarding body and, where possible, the course code and content. This sixth edition is updated.
Drayton Bird's Commonsense Direct and Digital Marketing is not only seen as the authority on direct marketing execution but is also widely appreciated for its engaging, non-nonsense style. The latest edition takes the book into new territory -- the field of digital marketing. It gives the marketer the tools, techniques and structures needed to produce effective and profitable marketing across the direct marketing spectrum, from simple letter to focused web-based campaigns. For anyone involved in direct marketing, this book provides not just the structure for success but also an energizing insight into the techniques behind some of the world's most successful direct marketing campaigns.
This book is designed as a practical reference source for creators and users of intellectual property (IP), directing them towards the best of current thinking and practice in building and developing a cost-effective portfolio of rights. Every year, The Patent Office receives over 30,000 patent applications and 34,000 trade mark applications. The potential for creating value from ideas, brands, designs and processes has never been greater. But neither has the speed at which innovation and creativity can be replicated around the world. Organizations need to find ways of keeping ahead of their rivals. To this end, the process of defining and protecting IP is becoming a mainstream activity with...