• Footprint Insight: Nothing is new but everything is different

    SUSTAINABILITY IN business is constantly evolving, so how can an organisation keep its approach not only up-to-date but market leading? Amy Fetzer reports on a Bidvest steering group set up to answer just that question. How can we maintain sustainability… Read More

  • Farmers get desperate as ministers primed to step in

    FARMING LEADERS have gone hoarse in recent days calling for “seismic change” in the way food is sold.                           Now they have published an action plan to avoid… Read More

  • Living wage debate dominates budget

    GEORGE OSBORNE used the first Conservative budget in 20 years to introduce a new national living wage. Starting next April at £7.20, it will rise to £9 by 2020. Osborne said companies should be able to afford the cost of… Read More

  • Footprint Awards shortlist reveals industry’s green leaders

    THE SHORTLIST for the prestigious Footprint Awards has been announced, revealing the foodservice and hospitality sector’s leading sustainable companies.                     The annual awards scheme this year celebrates its fifth anniversary, and… Read More

  • Industry not feeling ‘supported’ by government

    A SURVEY into the industry’s perspective about the economic and political outlook for the UK has revealed that many do not feel supported by either the government or those supposedly representing their interests.              … Read More

  • “The heat is on” at Nestlé Professional Toque d’Or

    ‘THE HEAT is on’ as industry experts gathered to judge the first round of the Nestlé Professional Toque d’Or 2015. The paper entry focused on questions drawn from the college syllabus and the increasingly important subject of sustainability. Adding their expertise… Read More

  • Foodservice industry called on to increase health and wellbeing policies

    FOOTPRINT AND Eating Better join forces to engage businesses on showcasing best practice around sustainable diets and the cost effectiveness it can deliver.                     Senior officials representing the UK’s leading foodservice… Read More

  • Team up to beat the energy price squeeze

    THIS YEAR’S budget did little to help caterers struggling with rising bills but the industry can group together to get a better deal, writes Jonathan Senior.                   There’s no doubt that the… Read More

  • NFU backs Great British Beef Week

    IN CELEBRATION of this weeks Great British Beef Week, the National Farmers Union (NFU) is calling for more people to eat British beef.                           Currently, the UK is… Read More

  • TUCO proud to announce key green affiliations for 2014

    THE UNIVERSITY Caterers Organisation (TUCO) continues to strengthen its position within the higher education and further education sectors, and has announced two significant industry partnerships for 2014 that will enhance TUCO’s sustainability offering and add further value to its growing… Read More