Bakkavor's announcement coincides with National Apprenticeship Week (March 6–10)

Bakkavor to recruit 40 new apprentices

Bakkavor revealed plans to close its Welcome Foods factory

Bakkavor to cut 300 jobs at Welcome Foods

County Durham's Walkers factory is to close, putting 380 jobs at risk

Walkers to cut 380 jobs as it closes Peterlee factory

Riverside Bakery plans to cut 44 jobs

Riverside Bakery to axe 44 jobs ‘for long-term future’

Government urged staff to check their pay before new wage rates

Low-paid staff urged to check pay ahead of wage changes

Unilever staff need job assurances after Kraft Heinz's failed merger bid (Flickr/David Martyn Hunt)

Unilever staff need job assurances after Kraft bid

Tesco's job cuts could continue throughout the year, an analyst warned (Flickr/Tesco PLC)

Tesco job cuts may continue after 1,700 roles axed

The Institute of Meat and Worshipful Company of Butchers 2017 Annual Prize-Giving.

Stars of the meat industry are awarded

Cooked meats maker Dawn Farms will recruit 150 new staff over the next five years

Dawn Farms to create 150 jobs after £21M investment

Food and drink firms failed to pay a collective £36,000 in wages

Greencore Grocery and 13 other food firms underpay staff by total of £36k

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