Day: 27 October 2016

Paying the real Living Wage can reduce staff turnover by 40%

By Issy Petrie, Programme Officer, Living Wage Foundation Imagine if you could increase staff pay satisfaction by 50%, reduce staff turnover by 40%, and double the percentage of management roles filled internally. Sound too good to be true? Well these statistics show what can happen if you implement the real Living Wage in your business. …

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No ifs no buts, no wild bass or halibut

By Matthew Couchman, Sales Manager, Southbank Fresh Fish Three years ago we decided to ban wild Atlantic halibut from the depot. It is red rated ‘5’ by the Marine Conservation Society and is also on the IUCN red list. Certain ethical purchasing decisions go against financial profiteering, and this is one of them. But it …

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Mixed menu on offer for post-Brexit Britain

Whether it’s EU workers’ rights to stay in the UK, farm subsidies, food labelling, environment policies or food waste initiatives, the full impact of Brexit on the food and hospitality industries still won’t be known for some considerable time. However, some clues as to the direction of which we are headed are starting to emerge. …

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