Angela Coleshill

Courses need to meet firms' needs

Train reaction

By Gary Scattergood

The industry needs more skilled employees and it needs them quickly. But is there a coherent training and careers regime? Gary Scattergood investigates

Nick Clegg: determined to defuse the

Food firms to help defuse youth ‘time bomb’

By Mike Stones

UK food and drink manufacturers have pledged their support for Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg’s plan to encourage 16- and 17-year-olds who are not in work, education or training (NEET), back into earning or learning.

Industry takes action to fill skills gap

Industry takes action to fill skills gap

By Rick Pendrous

Details emerged last month of action the food and drink industry is taking to address the impending skills shortage. A staggering 137,000 new recruits are needed to replace people who will be retiring over the next five years. This represents around 34%...


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