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  • Foodservice Footprint IMG-20140620-00340 What can businesses expect from BEIS? Out of Home News Analysis  news-email Innovation and Skills Department of Energy & Climate Change Department for Business Climate Change Act 2008 BEIS

    What can businesses expect from BEIS?

    The gripping human drama that has played out in Westminster over the past six weeks has tended to obscure some of the radical structural changes that have also taken place at the heart of UK politics. The new Departments for… Read More

  • Pay attention

    THE NATIONAL minimum wage for those over the age of 21 has just gone up from £6.50 to £6.70. Apparently, 74% of businesses didn’t realise. Apprentices also got their biggest ever pay rise this month – up 57p to £3.30 an… Read More

  • Britain’s Bruising Banana Wars

    BRITAIN’S SUPERMARKET price wars are trapping tens of thousands of banana farmers and workers in an unrelenting cycle of poverty                     The Fairtrade Foundation today launches a new campaign Make Bananas… Read More

  • Low carbon procurement back on the menu

    A GROUNDBREAKING partnership between public and private sector promises to create demand for lower-carbon products in the catering sector. Nick Hughes reports.   The shift towards a low carbon economy was one of the pillars of David Cameron’s promise –… Read More