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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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British troops withdrawing from Basra
Britain has ‘lost’ Basra

Britain has “lost” southern Iraq, a US intelligence official has claimed. The unnamed official said British troops have lost control of Basra, blaming disorder on Britain’s troop withdrawal. In an interview with the Washington Post, he described the 500 British troops at Basra Palace as being “surrounded like cowboys and Indians”. “The British have basically… Read more »

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Iraqis fear reprisals for helping British
Government to review Iraqi asylum claims

The government will consider giving special priority to Iraqi interpreters claiming asylum in the UK. Senior army officials had argued a special case should be made for the 91 interpreters who worked for British forces. The Iraqis now fear they will be a target for local militias and wish to claim asylum in the UK…. Read more »