The Caterer
Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

Next move… to be an accessibility inspector

18 May 2006

I have sold my 20-bedroom hotel and I would like to become an inspector for a national tourist organisation's accessibility scheme. I have 30 years' management experience, but what opportunities exist?

The Answer The National Accessible Scheme helps hospitality businesses to provide the service levels required by the Disability Discrimination Act. It is managed by tourism body VisitBritain, which tells me that inspections for this purpose are made as part of overall quality inspections. You would need to have the necessary skills to carry out a full hotel inspection, including assessment of facilities for people with disabilities. Vacancies are advertised in Caterer and Hotelkeeper and on Caterersearch.com when they arise, so keep an eye open. To find out more about the role of an assessor, contact Quality in Tourism on 0845 300 6996.

Johnny Johnson, communications consultant, Hotel and Catering Training Company

  • If you'd like to submit a question, send it to chris.druce@rbi.co.uk
The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

close

Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking