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Mental Health in the workplace

Mental Health in the workplace This week saw World Mental Health Day 2018.  According to the mental health charity Mind, one in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. This blog addresses the relationship between mental health and working in hospitality, and identifies strategies to support mental health in

The Power of Coffee

The Power of Coffee As you might have guessed, we’re pretty keen on coffee here at Well Grounded. On #InternationalCoffeeDay we’re celebrating the power of coffee to transform lives.   Coffee is diverse and means something different to all of us.  For some it’s taken milky with sugar, for others it’s straight up black. Regardless

Graduates takeover La Marzocco

To celebrate a very successful 8-week Specialty Barista Traineeship in partnership with Gather & Gather, our graduates ran a pop-up cafe inside La Marzocco HQ in London. We were pleasantly surprised by the overwhelming support from all our friends and partners who came along, not to mention all our previous graduates. It was truly

And the winner is..

Sarah Robinson! Thanks to our good friends Blue Tiger, we offered all our graduates a chance to WIN a trip to Berlin. To enter, they had to answer the following questions in any form they wished: How do you think you have progressed since you first met Well Grounded? What could be done to improve

New Academy Launches

2017 has been a massive year so far for us at Well Grounded. The team has grown with the addition of a new Head of Coffee and a Project & Marketing Manager. To add to the excitement was the launch of our new training academy in Tower Hamlets! In August, the whole Well Grounded team packed

Japan… part 2

There is a breadth and depth to Tokyo’s coffee scene that’s very distinctive. From traditional coffee shops embracing old Japan to a new wave of highly specialist cafés embodying the country’s attention to detail and unique approach to hospitality. Most strikingly, during our time in Tokyo, every coffee encounter was driven by a desire to educate and