Issues

Opportunities & Challenges for the industry in 2019

Some of the leading names in British baking give their views on the issues that could shape the market this year.

Legal: How diverse is your business?

Rhiannon Jenkins, an employment lawyer with law firm Blake Morgan, explains the benefits of recruiting a diverse workforce.

‘It is essential to communicate with students through platforms such as LinkedIn and Twitter.’

Megan Roberts, bakery and patisserie technology BSc (hons) student looks at ways the bakery industry could engage with the next generation of professionals.

“Everyone who worked on the Academy curriculum knows what it takes to work in a fast-paced bakery”

Chris Malec, director at Bread Ahead Bakery, discusses the skills gap facing the bakery industry and how Bread Ahead’s new academy hopes to fix this.

Legal: Don’t shoot the messenger

John Mitchell, a partner at law firm Blake Morgan, looks at the background to the ruling in Northern Ireland’s so-called ‘gay cake’ case.

Legal: Facing the music on licensing

John Mitchell, partner at law firm Blake Morgan, looks at the legal implications of playing music or videos in the workplace.

‘Some have claimed women simply aren’t putting themselves forwards as industry ambassadors’

Amy North, multimedia content editor at British Baker discusses recent criticism of gender imbalance in the baking industry and what can be done to address it.

'It is essential to ensure there is clear signposting to where allergen information can be found'

Former Trading Standards Officer Pete Martin, from product and labelling compliance firm Ashbury, examines how bakers can ensure best practice in the complex area of allergen labelling.

'We hope to help preserve the traditional craft of Cornish baking'

Dave Williams, training advisor and bakery lecturer at Truro and Penwith College, on the work undertaken by Truro and Penwith College and local businesses to deliver a new Bakery Apprenticeship

‘The Blue Planet series has mobilised businesses’

Speciality Breads managing director Simon Cannell on how the frozen baked goods business is working to address its plastic use.

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