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Offshore caterers voting up for a strike

Posted by on Sep 7, 2015 in Caterers, Catering, Catering news, Catering Trade, Catering workers | Comments Off on Offshore caterers voting up for a strike

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The catering workers on North Sea oil platforms are not too happy over their salary and recent pay modes; and have resolved to go the only way that resonates with the concerned firm and that is going on a strike action over the matter.
This has been an issue and Unite union mentions that the argument centers on the refusal of employers to honor the second year agreement of a two-year pay deal.

The union said it had also served the Catering Offshore Trade Association (COTA) with a constitutional 7 day notice for the ballot start date.
It specified earlier this year that it was withdrawing the second year of a two-year pay deal, worth 1.3%, in a bid to secure jobs.

And this strike as proposed will be made to run for 6 weeks and if there is no concrete favorable resolution, it may run further than that.
This is actually one of its kinds – as this offshore strike would be the first in a generation and would also have a noteworthy impact on the provision of catering on North Sea platforms.

Unite union says that the point blank rejection of the COTA employers to honor their pay contract has put them in a position where they have no other choice but to advance to a ceremonial industrial action ballot.

The Union says that despite the milieu of oil price instability and industry pressure, COTA employers’ profits still get into the billions and it is therefore unacceptable that the agreement – discussed in good faith – is now being disregarded.

This is a clarion call from the Union on all affected caterers to be a part of this strike action which is surely aimed at providing a win-win occasion at the end of the demonstration.

It is a peaceful demonstration showing the plight of caterers and a bid to ensure they are well respected and cared for. After all they are the ones feeding the team and without them, there won’t be energy or motivation to work.

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5 Reasons Why Catering Is Important

Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in Catering | Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why Catering Is Important

Planning and organizing an event is never easy. There are numerous things you have to worry about and a lot of things to organize in order to have a successful celebration.  On top of everything, people have to worry about catering.  When you are organizing an event, the things which are most important part of the venue, catering and of course the music, or the entertainment.  I cannot emphasize how important catering is, namely due to the following creations.

  1. People Will Remember The Food

bg-outside-cateringEven though some people come for themselves that no one will even remember the food, and believe me when I tell you, people do remember the food.  Think about your own experiences for a while.  Do you remember and the weddings where the food was delicious?  Do you remember and those where the food was awful?  How much do you think the food added to your overall experience of these events?

  1. It Can Help You Leave A Good Impression

If you want to leave a good impression with your guests, make sure that you hire a catering service with impeccable records.  Not only that you will leave a good impression, but also your guess will have a great time.  And when it comes to celebrating, the most important thing is for everyone to be satisfied and happy.

  1. Health Issues

A good catering service will not get your health or your guests’ health in danger.  And this is of course immensely important.  If you hire a catering service which will give a food poisoning to your guests, not only that the celebration will not be remembered in the right way, but also you will feel awful.  Do not be stingy and save a couple of dollars on the expense of your health and your guests’ health.  It’s always better to be safe than sorry.

  1. Adding To Decoration

CateringA quality catering service will not only provide delicious food but also it will be presented in a decorative and unique way too.  In this way the catering service really adds to the decoration, and means the event even more pleasant.  A dedicated caterer can be a true artist and therefore it can be a true work of art.  That is why it is immensely important for you to find a good catering service and a dedicated caterer.

  1. Food Is Comforting

catering_smallWhen you think about it, food is very comforting.  Therefore, choosing the right caterer will help your guests to feel welcome.  The pleasant feeling which they have one tasting delicious food, they will transfer to their opinions about your event.  Of course, as a host everyone wants their guests to feel welcome, and warm and fuzzy around and in their stomachs.  What better way to achieve that than by offering them some delicious food?

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