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Ageing workforce puts skills ‘at risk of disappearing’

The average age of manufacturers has risen after difficulties in recruiting younger workers

Skilled workers in the manufacturing sector could become even more difficult to find, as the average age of staff continues to rise, reflecting challenges in recruiting younger workers, a report revealed.

Andy Higginson (L) and Charles Wilson (R) have been appointed GroceryAid president and vice-president respectively

GroceryAid appoints new president

Manufacturing representatives react to Theresa May's manifesto (Conservatives)

Food and drink sector reacts to Conservatives’ manifesto

The Liberal Democrats were right to place the economy at the heart of its manifesto, according to CBI (Flickr/Liberal Democrats)

Manufacturing sector reacts to Lib Dems’ manifesto

Average manufacturing pay settlements has risen above 2% for the first time since November 2015

Manufacturing pay rises to 18-month high

The food and drink sector reacts to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's pledges (Flickr/Chatham House)

Food and drink sector reacts to Labour’s manifesto

Food and drink manufacturers 'should take cyber-crime seriously'

Food and drink ‘must take global cyber attack seriously’

Fyffes has been suspended from the Ethical Trading Initiative (Flickr/@nelli.es)

Fyffes suspended from Ethical Trading Initiative

PepsiCo confirmed its Walkers Peterlee factory will close by December 31

Walkers ‘will close’ Peterlee factory: 355 jobs at risk

Nim's Fruit Crisps was 'honoured' to be on the cover of Food Manufacture

Food Manufacture is the industry’s ‘Vogue’: Nim’s

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