Glasgow City Council has partnered with Government and unions to fight for the survival of the Pladis McVitie’s factory in Tollcross, as concerns were raised surrounding the future of the biscuit maker’s Carlisle site.
The supply chain and logistics industry is approaching pre-financial crisis levels thanks to shortages in drivers and shipping capacity, as the food industry continues to grapple with the effects of COVID-19 and Brexit.
The Government has placed British food producers ‘at the bottom of the list’ for migrant workers thanks to ‘unnecessary and costly’ uncertainty surrounding delayed Seasonal Workers Pilot announcements, according to MPs.
Burton’s Biscuit Co., the maker of brands including Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels, is creating more than 40 new jobs at its flagship Llantarnam bakery, one of the area’s biggest food production sites.
Diageo has the best female board and leadership representation of any FTSE 100 company, according to a recently published review, with other firms and groups reporting progress on the issue this International Women's Day.