Drink Sector Skills

More co-ordinated initiatives are needed to attract new talent to the food and drink industry, according to our Big Video Debate

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Skills gap in food and drink frustrated by fragmentary solutions

By Rick Pendrous

Initiatives designed to cut the skills gap that is emerging in Britain’s food and drink manufacturing sector are too “fragmented” and need to be better co-ordinated if the problems of attracting new talent to the sector are to be addressed.

Young blood

Young blood

By Rick Pendrous

"If you don't buck your ideas up and work harder at school, son, you'll end up in that god-awful food factory down the road." It's a phrase I've heard in various guises over the years and expresses the views held by many...

Skills council completes executive team

Skills council completes executive team

Mark Carroll has been appointed UK operations director of Improve, the food and drink sector skills council.The newly created position, which sees...

Improve strengthens team

Improve strengthens team

Food and drink sector skills council Improve has appointed Rachael Owen as skills development advisor.The role will see her take responsibility for...

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