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17 June 2022
Have you recently made a move into a new role or company? Or perhaps you’re taking on new responsibilities which mean building relationships with different people? Get off to the best possible start by watching this video that will open your eyes to the benefits of being unapologetically you at work! In this interactive webinar recording, you will: Explore why being your true self a...
17 June 2022
What do you need to know about the new Government Food Strategy? The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs recently released the Government Food Strategy 1 as a response to the independent review undertaken by Henry Dimbleby and team. Below are some of the key health takeaways. The strategy does highlight the “growing problem of obesity” with the noting of the £6.1 billion o...
17 June 2022
The ONS has revealed that real pay levels over April fell due to the impact of rising inflation. The average weekly wage is rising, total pay (including bonuses) is up 6.8% and regular pay is up 4.2% over the year to April 2022. Adjusting for the impact of CPI inflation, workers have seen a growth in total pay (including bonuses) of 0.4%, while regular pay fell by 2.2% Cl...
16 June 2022
Your overview of economic and policy news with a focus on the food and consumer goods industry, featuring the latest developments and guidance on the Ukraine crisis, the rising cost of living, labour shortages, COVID-19 and adapting to a new relationship with the EU. Food inflation to rise sharply Food inflation is likely to reach 15% this summer, rising on average around 11% over 2022,...
16 June 2022
Food inflation is likely to reach 15% this summer hitting most vulnerable households hardest. Monthly food bills are set to rise by another £43 per month for a typical family of four. Food inflation is set to hit its highest level in more than 20 years. The rise in the cost of essential food items is likely to reach a peak of up to 15% this summer and will last much longer than init...
16 June 2022
Food inflation likely to reach 15% this summer hitting most vulnerable households hardest Monthly food bills are set to rise by another £43 per month for a typical family of four. Food inflation is set to hit its highest level in more than 20 years. (London, Thursday 16th June 2022): The rise in the cost of essential food items is likely to reach a peak of up to 15% this summer and ...
15 June 2022
The Government food strategy has been unveiled, responding to the National Food Strategy published last year. The food strategy includes policy initiatives to boost health, sustainability, accessibility of diets and to secure food supply. The aim is to ensure that the food and drink industry contributes to the levelling up agenda and makes the most of post-Brexit opportunities. The st...
14 June 2022
ONS has released its latest monthly GDP estimate for April , raising concerns of an economic contraction over Q2. UK economic output in April 2022 was down 0.3% month-on-month. Output in March was down 0.1% month-on-month, so a contraction may be gathering pace. All main sectors (services, manufacturing and production) of the economy contributed negatively for the first time since Ja...
14 June 2022
Following the publication of the Government Food Strategy, IGD, the organisation that delivers positive social impact in partnership with the food and consumer goods industry, has outlined its support for the ambition to create a more transparent food system and the need for more consistent data. This will enable businesses to make better decisions and inform consumers’ choices. Susan Barratt...
13 June 2022
The UK quick commerce market – the delivery of groceries and essentials to customers in less than one hour – has grown by nearly 10% year-on-year to £1.5bn, according to newly released figures from insight provider IGD. In the first of an updated three-part report series, the new research explores how the channel has evolved over the last 12 months against the backdrop of the pandemic and cost-of...