Tags: Tories

Apprentices urged to take up careers in food

Manufacturers in the food and drinks industry are urging students to think about future careers with various companies in the culinary industry. The industry is the UK’s biggest employer with over 440,000 employees, many of whom are school or college leavers apprenticed to some of the UK’s biggest brands. However, the Food and Drink Federation…

The government has rebuffed criticism over plans to implement increased positive action as part of its Equality Act reforms and offered employers guidance on how to conform to the legislation. Equalities minister Lynne Featherstone recommended that bosses should familiarise themselves with the provisions of the regulations and warned against paying too much attention to “scare…