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247 Catering Supplies Supporting Hospitality Action
The issue of mental health in the hospitality industry is a core concern for a large majority of the UK, after all, 1 in 10 of the working population is employed in this sector. As a leading supplier of commercial catering equipment to thousands of foodservice and hospitality businesses around the country, this topic resonates deeply with us and also with the majority of our customers. With an increasing focus on highlighting the importance of mental health, and in a time where people are encouraged to actively share their stories, it has come to light that many people will have either experienced or know someone that has experienced, times of hardship, both physical and/or mental.
Thankfully, there is now more help available than ever for those who are struggling with mental health.
To show our support on this important issue 247 Catering Supplies is pledging our backing to Hospitality Action.
What we are doing…
“It’s quite simple, for every review we receive – whether good, bad or indifferent - we will donate £1 to Hospitality Action.” – Cory Greenhough MD at 247 Catering Supplies
For every order placed on 247 Catering Supplies and where a review is submitted on independent, impartial platforms such as Reviews.co.uk, Trustpilot or Google, we will donate £1 to Hospitality Action. All you need to do is give us your honest feedback and let us what we are doing right or wrong!
With the help of our customers, we can all contribute to the support of the hospitality industry.
What Does Hospitality Action Do?
As one of the biggest industries in the UK and accounting for approximately 10% of the nation's employment, hospitality is a major part of peoples lives. Covering all roles from serving staff, chefs and bartenders to housekeeping, concierges or porters, Hospitality Action is dedicated to providing support to anyone who delivers a service to the public whether in a bar, restaurant, hotel or cafe.
Hospitality Action was established in 1837 to provide support to those workers who had dedicated their lives to giving enjoyment to others. Since then it has evolved and broadened its reach to encompass every avenue and branch of the UK hospitality industry.
Providing support through grants and social activities as well as Employee Assistance Programmes including counselling services, over 4330 people in 2018 alone were helped with issues ranging from redundancy, illness, bereavement and poverty through to addiction, depression, bullying or being the victim of crime. There is no age limit, in fact, almost 85% of those who received support in 2018 were below the age of 60. The services that Hospitality Action offer can be accessed by anyone within the sector who is experiencing difficulties, physically or emotionally.
As a registered charity, Hospitality Action receives no government funding and rely entirely on donations and contributions, therefore, it’s vital for the industry to come together and show solidarity on this important issue to ensure that this fantastic charity can continue their amazing work.
In addition to our annual donations, the team at 247 Catering Supplies are setting ourselves a challenge. Once a year, we will face our fears and complete a fundraising activity with all money raised going directly to Hospitality Action.
Hospitality Action is a registered charity: charity no. 1101083. To learn more about Hospitality Action, the work they carry out and the services they provide plus how you can help further, visit https://www.hospitalityaction.org.uk/