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Macphie wins Employer of the Year and NPD awards

Scottish food ingredient manufacturer Macphie won a duo of awards at two separate events last night (21 March).

The Bakery Project Part 7: Finding the right people

Recruiting and retaining good staff can be a challenge, particularly when you have a start-up business. Here bakers and other experts relate their experience and advice on attracting and keeping the best employees.

10 steps to ‘best Brexit outcome’ for food industry

Food industry groups including the Federation of Bakers and the National Association of British and Irish Flour Millers have set out 10 Brexit negotiation priorities to protect the food and farming sector.

2 Sisters to help unemployed

Birmingham-based 2 Sisters, which owns Holland’s Pies and Fox’s Biscuits, is providing young unemployed people with practical skills “that will help them find the right job”.

Greggs' Twickenham factory
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Greggs to close three bakeries

The closure of three bakeries has been announced by food-to-go retailer Greggs, with the loss of 355 jobs.

Reducing reoffending with bread

The Freedom Bakery is a new Glasgow-based social enterprise that gives training and employment to recently released ex-offenders.

The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne will give his annual Autumn Statement to Parliament on 3 December 2014.
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Retail body calls for reform of business rates

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is calling for business rates reform in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement next week.

Alan Stewart, former finance director of Marks and Spencer, will start work today at Tesco
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Tesco’s financial officer is called in months early

Tesco has pushed forward the start date of chief financial officer Alan Stewart by more than two months, as he begins with immediate effect. 

UK food industry set to train 15,000 unemployed

The UK’s food and grocery industry has today announced that it will provide more than 15,000 training opportunities to Britain’s unemployed this September.

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