Verner Wheelock Expands with Acquisition of Ethical Audit Company

One of the UK’s leading independent food industry training consultancies has acquired a well-respected ethical auditing company.

NSAFD’s Food & Drink Engineering Summit Fully Booked

NSAFD’s Food & Drink Engineering Summit, sponsored by PPL Training, is now completely fully booked.

NSAFD welcomes new Member to their Employer Services Network

The NSAFD would like to welcome Lyons Seafoods as the newest member of their Employer Services Network.

PPL - Provider in the Spotlight

We are a leading UK based training course provider, which has been delivering Mechanical, electrical, and water hygiene training since 2011. Our cours…

Apprenticeship funding rules 2017 to 2018

New versions of the apprenticeship funding rules will shortly be published, these will include new rules about delivering apprenticeships funded by tr…

FDF Event - Automation and Digitalisation in the Food and Drink Industry

Join FDF and speakers for this one-day event exploring the role of automation and digitalisation in our sector. We will cover the big issues facing th…

UPDATEST: new testing technologies for the food sector

In 2016, the food and drink manufacturing and processing (FDMP) industry is the largest manufacturing sector in the EU. It comprises more than 285,000…

What is an apprenticeship standard?

Words from the Institute for Apprenticeships

Fresh packaging talent sought with apprenticeship

A group of industry professionals including large multinationals and SMEs have formed a “Trailblazer Apprenticeship Development Group”. Chaired by Bru…

Apprenticeship Minimum Wage – a reminder to businesses

The national minimum wage for apprentices will rise from April 2018, from £3.50 to £3.70 an hour.