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Popular Sheffield Cafe first to recognise Trade Union

The workers and owners of a popular local café/restaurant have forged a union recognition agreement thought to be a first of its kind in the city. South Street Kitchen in Park Hill has agreed to undertake collective bargaining with their workers’ union of choice, Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU). The agreement means that the owners… Read more »

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BASC cooks up a storm with colleges across the country

BASC’s wild food team is celebrating educating more than 700 members of the next generation of chefs about game meat in the last year. BASC has worked with 36 colleges across the UK since early 2021 to highlight the field to fork journey of game meat to students and staff and to highlight and promote… Read more »

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Inflation hits fresh 30-year high ahead of Spring Statement
Inflation hits fresh 30-year high ahead of Spring Statement

UK inflation has rocketed to a new 30-year high , according to fresh data from the ONS this morning. Figures released this morning show that the consumer price index soared to 6.2 per cent this February, up from 5.5 per cent in January and higher than the forecasted 6 per cent forecast. This marks the… Read more »

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£12 billion more needed to help households weather inflation, warn IFS
£12 billion more needed to help households weather inflation

A further £12 billion in spending is needed to help households weather spiralling inflation ahead of the chancellor’s Spring Statement, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned. The chancellor’s Spring Statement, due on 23 March, was not supposed to be a major fiscal event. But rapidly rising inflation and the onset of the conflict… Read more »