Published: November 13, 2017, 11:04 am
The Post-Brexit Recruitment Challenge for the FMCG Sector
Fears about an upcoming Brexit migration crackdown plague a number of sectors in the British economy, including the fast-moving consumer goods sector, or FMCG. The food industry in particular is warning that a Brexit workforce shortage could have a catastrophic effect, leaving as many as a third of its businesses no longer viable.
In a recent survey carried out by the Food and Drink Federation, 31 percent of businesses in the “farm-to-fork” supply chain had already seen EU workers leave the UK. Moreover, the entire fast-moving consumer goods sector faces a rapidly (Read more...
Published: August 10, 2017, 11:34 pm
Keeping Commercial Spaces Affordable for Local Businesses
Rents for commercial spaces continue to rise for various reasons. Among these reasons are speculations of higher prices for commercial spaces, as well as an increase in demand for space from national chains and a decline in small spaces. Additionally, most commercial property owners now prefer to rent their properties to national companies. The sharp increase in commercial rents is a threat to the survival of small businesses in the cities.
A recent study by the UK’s Institute for Local Self-Reliance shows that the sharp increase in rents cuts across all communities in (Read more...
Published: May 28, 2017, 1:10 am
The On Demand Food Co., “Sprig” Shuts Down
It is important to realize that just because you have a solid idea, and lots of capital behind you, sometimes things don’t go as planned. Here is an article about the on-demand food company Sprig, that despite it’s best efforts, closed down today. It just doesn’t seem to make a lot of sense.
Despite it’s Best Efforts
Sprig, the startup that makes and delivers its own food, is shutting down today, The Information reports. TechCrunch has since obtained a copy of the email (Read more...