People & Skills

Barnfather will be one of four speakers on the day

Food Manufacture webinar

Skills crisis webinar: one day to go

By Rod Addy

Food Manufacture's webinar 'How to boost manufacturing productivity in a skills crisis', which is sponsored by Aptean will air in just 24 hours, featuring insights from experts from the food industry.

The free webinar is being held from 3pm to 4pm on 9 September

Food Manufacture webinar

Greencore experts join skills crisis webinar

By Rod Addy

Greencore experts Carl Schubert, group manufacturing excellence and engineering director, and Phil Barnfather, HR director - operations will offer tips and guidance in Food Manufacture's webinar tackling the food industry's labour shortage.

Martin Kennedy (pictured): 'The impact can no longer be absorbed by farmers and the food and drink industry'

NFU Scotland pressures Government on labour crisis

By James Ridler

The National Farmers Union (NFU) Scotland has joined with businesses and organisations across the industry calling for immediate action from the Government to address the labour crisis affecting the food and drink sector.

Steve Corby (pictured) and Antony Greenwood have taken leadership roles at Orchard House Foods

Orchard House Foods announces leadership hires

By James Ridler

Prepared fruit and fresh fruit drinks supplier Orchard House Foods has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Steve Corby as its new chief executive and Antony Greenwood as commercial director.

Heck founder Andrew Keeble urged the Government to take action against nationwide staff shortages

Heck boss warns of Christmas food shortages

By James Ridler

The UK will be hit with a raft of food shortages over the Christmas holiday period if the Government doesn’t step up and address the continued staff shortages across the food and drink supply chain, according to Heck founder and managing director Andrew...

Brodie: 'The current issues require immediate short term solutions'

Food Manufacture webinar

'Worst skills crisis in our lifetime' - Avara Foods's Brodie

By Rod Addy

The food industry faces 'the worst skills crisis in our lifetime', according to Andrew Brodie, Avara Foods people and communications director, one of the participants in Food Manufacture's 9 September webinar tackling the issue.

The past month has seen a number of senior appointments by food and drink firms

People on the move in food and drink round-up

By James Ridler

From baking to whisky distilling, we cover appointments from across the industry over the past month in this round-up of people on the move in food and drink.

Unite members across GXO Logistics Drinks have called off strike action

GXO draymen call off nationwide strikes

By James Ridler

Threats of a nationwide ‘beer drought’ have been quashed, after Unite members working across GXO Logistics Drinks called off strikes in lieu of an improved pay offer.

Processors are maintaining production levels in the face of tough challenges

Food Manufacture webinar

New webinar: managing productivity in a skills crisis

By Rod Addy

The food industry is faced with tough production decisions in the midst of skills and labour shortages, so Food Manufacture is holding a webinar sponsored by Aptean to support those on the front lines.

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