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Apprentices with Ivan Jepson, Gateshead College, and Greggs' Katie-Anne McCue
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Greggs launches national apprenticeship programme

Greggs has launched a national apprenticeship programme that it claims will help to fast-track its expansion plans.

UCC Coffee launches new coffee service programme

A new training scheme has been developed that could help bakeries wanting to diversify into coffee.

MPs underline commitment to apprenticeships

MPs George Eustice and Nadhim Zahawi spoke at the Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF’s) stand at the Big Bang UK Scientist and Engineers Fair in Birmingham last week.

Fiona Kendrick, president of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and chief executive and chairman of Nestlé UK and Ireland
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FDF president pledges to treble apprenticeships

Fiona Kendrick has announced a pledge to treble apprenticeships in the food and drink industry and grow value-added exports a third by 2020.

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Apprenticeship levy consultation opens today
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Consultation on apprenticeship levy opens today

The baking industry has questioned how the government’s apprenticeship plans will help the craft sector, as consultation on the apprenticeship levy opens today. 

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Premier Foods plans to double its apprentice intake
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Blog: apprenticeships are on the up in bakery

At British Baker, we have been inundated with news of apprenticeship uptake in the food and drink industry of late. 

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Tasha Devey has completed an apprenticeship with Bakkavör
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Bakkavör apprentice marks 2,000 milestone

A trainee with food manufacturer Bakkavör has been declared the 2,000th person to complete an apprenticeship in England’s food manufacturing industry in 2014. 

Chancellor promises business rates review

Chancellor George Osborne has announced there will be a full review of the business rates structure in the UK.

Food and drink apprenticeships reach record levels

Statistics released today show that the number of completed apprenticeships at food and drink businesses in England is at a record high.

Apprenticeships need to be improved, MPs warned

The government has been warned that urgent changes are needed to the apprenticeships programme.

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