Best Employer in Hospitality Award 2012 deadline approaches

Best Employers in Hospitality Award 2012Restaurants, hotels, pubs, bars, caterers, venues, and tour operators are being encouraged to to enter and compete for the coveted title of’s “Best Employer in Hospitality 2012″ award ahead of the deadline for entry of 2nd April.

The Awards are unique in that results are based on surveys of people who actually work in the companies that are participating. Last year’s winners included overall winner The Glassblowing House, with category awards going to Rezidor Hotel Group, Exclusive Hotels, Hallmark Hotels Manchester, St. Michael’s Manor, Living Ventures Ltd, Baxterstorey (Transport for London Office Greenwich), The Peach Pub Company, Walsall Football Club and Cherryred Recruitment.’s director Ian Burke commented: “The BEH 2012 England and Wales awards are designed to recognise employers – large and small – that invest in their people and make it core to their business. We welcome all hospitality businesses to enter the awards and we look forward to recognising these rising stars at our awards dinner on the 28th May at the Lancaster London.”

Entry into the awards – run in partnership with employee engagement specialist, learnpurple – is free. With the deadline apporaching businesses are being encouraged to enter early so they leave enough time for employees to complete the employee engagement survey before the cut-off date.

Any UK hospitality business, large or small, can enter the awards for free at