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Inaugural Mentor of the Year Award
The shortlist for the inaugural Mentor of the Year award, at the forthcoming 'ITT Future You Awards' has been revealed today.
Published - 01/07/2020

ITT launches first Virtual Event
Next Wednesday, 1 July, ITT will be holding its first Virtual Event on our brand new Virtual Event Portal.
Published - 24/06/2020

ITT Future You: International Careers Conference
First 'International Careers Conference' on Wednesday 15th July; in partnership with global community, Travel Massive.
Published - 23/06/2020

News from Istanbul
New tourism health and hygiene certification and third runway for Istanbul Airport
Published - 19/06/2020


Coronavirus Update: A response to the Chancellors Statement

ITT welcomes the extra measures to help retail, leisure and hospitality businesses announced by the Chancellor. We welcome the business rates holiday and the three-month mortgage holiday but there needs to be similar assistance for renters.

We feel that more needs to be done to help workers who face lay-offs and reduced income if forced to take time off work. We also ask government to ensure that the mechanisms for grant and loan applications for businesses are clear and simple and that government recognises that time is of the essence.  We need the detail today.

Government must ensure that businesses are able to continue paying workers their average pay during the crisis, including where businesses are unable to trade normally. We are also calling on the government to improve Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) so that it reflects average pay, rather than the current £94.25 per week.

Finally, we call on government to suspend the Package Travel Regulations. Cash flow is critical to all travel business so compulsory refunds to customers would undoubtedly cause huge damage.

Dr Steven Freudmann

Published: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

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