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Invest your time well to avoid infestations

John Mitchell, partner at law firm Blake Morgan, examines the risks and consequences of pest infestation incidents

“There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to the baking industry meeting sugar reduction targets”

Gordon Polson, director of the Federation of Bakers, reviews the challenges bakers face when addressing the recently announced sugar reduction targets

Apprenticeship Levy – what you need to know

Rebecca Ireland, a partner at law firm Blake Morgan specialising in employment matters, looks at the costs and potential benefits of the Apprenticeship Levy

“Retailers and the charities they support will now need to establish practical means to deliver surplus foods”

Until now, the law was interpreted to mean that, at midnight on the stated date, all sandwiches and other food carrying a ‘use-by’ date had to be destroyed.

'Breaching National Minimum Wage regulations now entails the risk of reputational damage’

Businesses have fallen foul of regulations around the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and the National Living Wage (NLW), with bakers telling this magazine they have been ‘devastated’ after being ‘named and shamed’ for underpaying their staff.

Product recalls: Why the cost is more than financial

Far from shy when it comes to letting the public know about food product recalls, the Food Standards Agency publishes such alerts bang in the middle of its website home page, where they carry maximum impact.

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