People & Skills

Covering all the bases

Covering all the bases

By Rod Addy

Migrant workers are a real asset, so long as companies are aware of all the issues, reports Rod Addy

Ulrick & Short appoints board member

Ulrick & Short appoints board member

Ulrick & Short, the clean-label ingredient developer, has appointed Karen Carlyle, former executive director of the regional food group for...

New director for meat processors' body

New director for meat processors' body

Stuart Roberts has been appointed as the new director of the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA).Roberts replaces Maurice McCartney, who left...

Back to school for talent

Back to school for talent

By Rod Addy

Food firms face stiff recruitment targets, so Improve is boosting efforts to attract young people, says Rod Addy

Bakery gets new operations director

Bakery gets new operations director

Andrew Davidson has been appointed operations director at Finsbury Food subsidiary Nicholas & Harris’s Salisbury bakery.The bakery, which...

You reach them and we'll teach them!

You reach them and we'll teach them!

To plug recruitment gaps, designing training that employers want is only half the battle. An industry makeover may also be needed, as Rod Addy discovers at Food Manufacture's fifth HR forum

Fund a feelgood factor

Fund a feelgood factor

Dispensing with outplacement services on grounds of cost could prove a false economy for many firms, says Gail Hunt

'Marsian' joins Young's Seafood

'Marsian' joins Young's Seafood

Katherine Hunter has joined the Board of Young’s Seafood as supply chain director after a spell in the US with Mars. Her job will be to devise and...

Lauritzen takes over at Arla Foods UK

Lauritzen takes over at Arla Foods UK

Group executive director Peter Lauritzen (58), who for the past 13 years has been responsible for Arla Foods’ ingredients business, has been...

Sweet role for Coulson at Glisten

Sweet role for Coulson at Glisten

Glisten, the fast-growing snack and confectionery foods group, has appointed Dave Coulson as its first marketing and development director.The...

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