Improve is the industry’s link between employers and government on skills – articulating and championing the sector’s needs to government, business and skills stakeholders.

Skills Council Chief praises collaborative approach to Industry Growth in Wales

Food manufacturing sector skills council CEO Justine Fosh today (1 July 2015) praised Welsh food company leaders and Welsh Government for standing together in a concerted drive to power industry growth in the nation.

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Thursday, Jul 02, 2015 - 11:49

Food Supply Chain LMI Report

Despite the effects of the recent recession and fluctuating prices for primary produce, almost 20% of all employment in Wales lies within the FDSC. This makes it the largest employment sector, collectively contributing approximately £6.8bn of sales revenue (a 3% increase since 2010) and 240,000 jobs (a 6% increase since 2010).

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Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015 - 01:49

Widespread business involvement vital to setting new bedrock standards for UK food technologists and food engineers says industry skills academy

Industry skills body the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink is urging food businesses across the UK to have their say on new building block standards designed to drive professional job performance in crucial food technologist and food engineering roles.

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Thursday, Jun 11, 2015 - 03:54

Jimmy Doherty backs new WorldSkills UK contest for butchers

Television presenter and Suffolk farmer Jimmy Doherty, of ‘Jimmy’s Farm’ fame, is delighted that talented butchers will have a chance to compete at WorldSkills UK for the first time this year.

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Monday, Mar 16, 2015 - 05:08

Speak up on food industry apprenticeships in Wales

Improve, the skills body for UK Food & Drink Manufacturing, has called on food and drink businesses in Wales to make their views known on the future of apprenticeships in the nation.

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Friday, Mar 13, 2015 - 11:43

Leading Welsh food business joins the Improve’s Skills Academy for Food & Drink

Improve, the Skills Council for food and drink manufacturing in Wales, is providing Wrexham-based bakers Village Bakery with a new route to expert skills support from across the UK.

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Monday, Feb 23, 2015 - 02:27

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