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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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Even brightest students could miss out on uni places
Straight-A students ‘will miss out on uni places’

By politics.co.uk staff Around 3,500 A-level students with straight-As will not get into university this year, higher education minister David Willetts has warned. He said many top students’ failure to apply to courses with lower entry requirements meant some of Britain’s best-qualified students would miss out this year. “That’s their decision. They can choose how… Read more »

Quarter of 16-18-year-olds could be 'Neets'
One in four teens ‘drifting’

By politics.co.uk staff Many more young people aged 16 to 18 are not in education, employment of training than previously thought, the Audit Commission has claimed. Its report on ‘Neets’ suggests one in four could be in this situation, dramatically more than the ten per cent average estimated by the government’s annual ‘snapshot’ survey during… Read more »