COVID-19

The spread of misinformation surrounding COVID-19 has been facilitated by social media, warned Buttriss

Opinion

COVID-19: beware false immune health promises

By Judy Buttriss

British Nutrition Foundation director general Judy Buttriss warns of the threat of false immune health promises being circulated during the COVID-19 crisis.

HMRC has unveiled a new website to claim SSP

Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Scheme to launch

By Michelle Perrett

Small and medium-sized food manufacturers will be able to claim for Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments they have made to their employees due to COVID-19, the Government has announced.

The guidance includes plans to increase cleaning

FSA issues new guidance for food manufacturers

By Michelle Perrett

Food manufacturers are being reminded that they are required to implement and maintain hygiene procedures based on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) principles.

The Government plans to guarantee Trade Credit Insurance for B2B transactions

Government to guarantee Trade Credit Insurance

By James Ridler

The Government is to temporarily guarantee B2B transactions currently supported by Trade Credit Insurance (TCI) in a bid to help companies struggling to keep up with bills during the coronavirus crisis.

Azzurro Associates is offering to pay unpaid invoices

New £1bn fund to finance unpaid invoices

By James Ridler

Food and drink businesses with £50k–£10m in unpaid invoices could soon benefit from a new £1bn funding scheme from finance provider Azzurro Associates.

Concerns have been raised about the safety of meat workers

Coronavirus death at Moy Park: unions demand action

By Michelle Perrett

Calls have been made to protect staff in the Northern Ireland meat processing sector following the death of a staff member who worked for the Moy Park poultry site in Dungannon.