Food manufacturers could be facing a new raft of employment regulations as the UK government unveiled plans to increase workers’ rights in response to the Taylor Review earlier this week (February 7 2018).
Food and farming leaders have welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May’s new 25-year environmental plan, which sets out proposals for sustainable economic growth, including measures to curb the use of plastics.
Manufacturers need urgent answers to key questions raised by the Queen’s Speech, in order to avoid “economic chaos”, says EEF, while the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) highlighted the importance of four key policy decisions.
Food industry organisations have cautiously welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May’s assurances about the right of non-UK EU workers to continue working in the UK after Brexit, in a keynote speech delivered yesterday (January 17).
The food and drink sector could be £7bn better off, if the chancellor cuts VAT in this week’s Autumn Statement, claims NFU Mutual, as Prime Minister Theresa May revealed today (November 21) plans for a new industrial strategy.
Prime minister David Cameron’s challenge to the food sector to grow UK food and drink exports by more than £7bn and his promise to provide protection for 200 British foods has been welcomed by industry leaders.