Apprenticeship scheme launched

• Diageo’s Ivan Menezes (second left) with Alex Salmond at Gleneagles.

DIAGEO chief Ivan Menezes joined forces with first minister Alex Salmond at last weekend’s Ryder Cup at Gleneagles to launch a new hospitality apprenticeship scheme.

Scottish hotels including Gleneagles, Cameron House, The Blythswood, The Bonham and Apex Hotels collaborated to create the Scottish Hospitality Apprenticeship in partnership with Skills Development Scotland.