Hector MaweteDate: 28/07/2020Unit 1: The Contemporary Hospitality Industry.LO1:Examine the current structure, scope, and size of the hospitality industry.LO2:Explore current and anticipated skills requirements in the hospitality industry.LO3:Review the internal and external factors that impact the hospitality industry and howthey relate to current issues facing the hospitality industry.L04:Analyse the current and potential trends and developments affecting the hospitalityindustry.In this part of the assignment, I will be examining the current structure, scope, and size ofthe hospitality industry. In addition, I will also be exploring the current and anticipated skillsrequirements in the hospitality industry.The hospitality industry consists of companies within the food services, accommodations,recreation, and entertainment sectors. This can be understood by the fact that in UK alonethere are approximately 127,000 hospitality and leisure establishments which employ morethan 2 million people. Hospitality sector includes other small sectors in it such as hotels,pubs, and restaurants etc. In terms of economy also, hospitality sector is a major contributorto UK’s economy. For example, in 2006 this sector clocked a turnover of approximately 65billion GBP (Hoque, 2009:419-443).Structure, scope, and size of the hospitality industry:This sector of the hospitality industry provides support to different other industries that isranging from hotels to restaurants. This industry provides food and drink, as well as goes onproviding management facilities like services that are related with security andhousekeeping. This sector considers the segments such as business, travel, retail,education, health care, corporate hospitality, government provisions, local authority, leisurevenues, concert events, sports events, and so on. (Matthews, 2011) Currently, there arearound 200,000 staffs who are working in this sector, in which around 62% of the workforceconsists of the staffs that are female, also it has been observed that around 92% of theworkforce is white and around 8% of the workforce consists of black ethnic minority groups.Staffs within the age bracket of 16-19 years comprises of 14% of the workforce, staffs withinthe age bracket of 20-29 years comprises of 22% of the workforce, staffs within the agebracket of 30-39 years comprises of 17% of the workforce, staffs within the age bracket of40-49 years comprises of 20% of the workforce and finally staffs above 50 years of agecomprises of 27% of the workforce. Around 49% of the workforces have their associationwith full-time employability.