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How Have Food and Drink Businesses Been Doing Their Bit During COVID-19?

The pandemic has affected businesses globally. Restrictions have impacted supply chains, many production lines have been brought to a halt and, for some, sales have slumped. But not all food and drink businesses have suffered, and lockdown has in fact brought the industry together. Over the past few months we’ve seen organisations unite to support […]

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Positive Lessons The Food Industry Can Take From COVID-19

How have the past few months really been for you? Before you answer that question, think about the positives that have come out of it. Perhaps you’ve managed to adapt your processes to become more efficient? Or maybe you’ve seen your team really come together? With little to no warning, food and drink manufacturers of […]

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Counter-offers: Everything You Need To Know As A Client

Counter-offers are par for the course in recruitment. You shouldn’t be surprised when a candidate comes back saying their employer has put one on the table. After all, no-one wants to lose top talent – finding and onboarding staff is costly. Anticipating counter-offers is the first step to overcoming them. And to make sure that […]

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The Right Way To Make An Offer

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Recruitment isn’t a one-way conversation. Many employers forget the process is as much a chance for them to shine as it is for the candidate. So when you decide to make an offer, it’s important to highlight why someone would (and should) want to work for you. The best candidates will have other options. With […]

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How Much Food Are UK Households Wasting? [Infographic]

In recent years, as consumers, we’ve become a little more aware of the impact on the environment some of our choices can have. Whether it’s cutting down on single-use packaging, reusing carrier bags, walking the 20 minutes instead of driving the 3, or making more environmentally friendly buying choices, a little goes a long way […]

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A Post-Brexit World: Will We See Empty Shop Shelves?

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The UK finally left the EU on 31st January 2020. Currently, there is a withdrawal agreement in place which means Britain is still following all the EU’s rules and regulations. This is only valid until 31st December 2020. There are still a number of negotiations to be discussed during this time – and if there […]

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2020 Vision: Have You Got A Robust Hiring Plan For The Year?

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Food and drink manufacturing is flourishing, so it’s likely that you’ll be looking to increase your headcount over the next 12 months. However, whilst you may have a 2020 vision, you might not be so clear on how your hiring will meet your goals. Recruitment isn’t one of those things that can be rushed. It […]

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What Role Do Food Manufacturing Businesses Play In A Successful Veganuary?

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In 2019, more than 250,000 people took part in ‘Veganuary’ – almost double compared to the previous year. And, it’s likely that this number will increase – with it standing at over 350,000 at the beginning of 2020. While consumer interests in living a healthy lifestyle has grown, so has the accessibility of vegan food. […]

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Looking Into Food Manufacturing’s Crystal Ball: What Does The Future Hold?

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The food and drink manufacturing industry isn’t without its challenges – but that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have a positive future. In fact, the consumer trends that have arisen over the last few years mean it’s brighter than ever. Here, we explore why the sector is going to thrive. Healthier choices Consumers are increasingly […]

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How Close Is The UK To Achieving Zero Food Waste To Landfill?

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Back in 2013, it was pledged that by the next decade the UK would have zero food waste to landfill. While progress has been made, it hasn’t been achieved. A report, at the time, showed that there were 14.8 million tonnes of waste produced each year with 40% sent straight to a landfill. This has […]

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