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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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Hewitt has highlighted NHS investment
Hewitt: Govt is not closing hospitals

The government is investing in new hospitals, not closing them, the health secretary Patricia Hewitt insisted today. She was speaking as the Department of Health launched a map of new NHS facilities across England. For the first time it reveals the extent of investment in NHS infrastructure, with 116 new hospitals and 188 primary care… Read more »

Think tank says government should write off NHS debts
NHS deficits ‘must be written off’

The government should write off NHS trust deficits to ensure health service reforms succeed in 2007 – a “make or break” year, a new report has said. Research by right-wing think tank Reform argues that despite increased investment, the failure to push ahead with modernisation and tackle rising costs means the long-term strength of the… Read more »