TRAINING, EDUCATION & RECRUITMENT

Groundscare training by LANTRA

Groundcare courses by LANTRA

LANTRA, a leading awarding body for training in the land based industries,  recently launched it’s new groundcare courses at SALTEX 2019. At the event the LANTRA team met with a number of existing Lantra instructor/assessors and received an impressive number of enquiries from landscaping and pesticide professionals who were interested in our training and qualifications. …

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Marketing for success

Whether a start-up or planning the next phase of expansion, effective marketing strategies can be the difference between success and failure for any business. But with so many different ways to communicate your brand to a target audience, managing this vital part of your business can be bewildering. The Landscaper Magazine talks to industry professionals …

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Meeting the challenges of recruitment in landscaping

Declining work ethics and a general lack of awareness of industry opportunities are creating critical short- and long-term labour challenges in the world of landscaping. Ffion Llwyd-Jones explores how the industry is responding.  Attitudes, awareness and salary The industry is ill-prepared, says Marian Barker of Fresh Horticultural Careers: “The sector has never faced up to the long-term problem of …

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