Language training in hospitality – why bother?

Language training in hospitality – why bother?

Not far from our French office in Lons-le-Saunier is a lycée (state funded secondary school) specializing in “hôtellerie”. In addition to hospitality qualifications like business management and team leadership, it offers specific vocational courses; Hotel Technology...
Products, branding and foreign languages

Products, branding and foreign languages

I was recently invited to a networking event by the Made in Jura Association in my town in the Jura, one of the last great undiscovered areas of France.  Not only was it a well-planned and thoroughly enjoyable networking opportunity but something I hadn’t done before:...
No stranger to controversy.

No stranger to controversy.

No stranger to controversy, Sports Direct has scored another own goal after banning staff from speaking Welsh at its store in Bangor, north Wales. Sports Direct tried to blame health and safety, but banning the official language of Wales? It would be like telling...