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ALDI Announces Biggest Ever Apprenticeship Drive
Aldi is looking to recruit over 500 new apprentices across the UK this year. It marks the UK’s fourth-largest supermarket’s biggest ever apprenticeship intake, with opportunities in Stores, Logistics and Buying, as well as for HGV drivers.
SAOS Next Generation Award Recognises ‘Rising Star’
The SAOS Next Generation Award for 2023 has been awarded to Vicky Warcup who was recognised as ‘one to watch’ for her commitment and accomplishments at Farm Stock Scotland.
Hannah Dairy Research Foundation awards three new research grants
HDRF are delighted to announce three new research awards totalling £59,138 in the latest round of funding from the Foundation.
Mackie’s promotes from within for milestone MD appointment
PREMIUM ice cream brand Mackie’s of Scotland has appointed a new Managing Director, as it eyes continued growth and development throughout the UK and abroad.
Workforce Planning - Don't be caught out
We all know that lurch of anxiety when someone unexpectedly hands in their notice. A bit of workforce planning means you shouldn’t be rushing around trying to fix the situation with makeshift solutions.
The the Highland Shortbread Showdown has launched
Visit Inverness Loch Ness (VILN) has launched the Highland Shortbread Showdown, a competition for tourism businesses across the Highlands to enter their version of the region’s favourite biscuit for the chance to be crowned the ultimate winner.
Lantra Scotland reveal finalists for ALBAS 23
Finalists have just been shortlisted for Lantra Scotland’s Awards for Land-based and Aquaculture Skills (the ALBAS), which will take place on Thursday 9th March at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Dunblane Hydro.
Food firm boosts jobs market as 20 new roles created
One of Scotland’s largest food ingredient manufacturers is on the hunt for new staff at its newly refurbished factory following soaring demand for its products.
RSABI and Former Royal Marines Launch Pioneering Mental Health Initiative
Former Royal Marines and farming charity RSABI are working together to deliver a pioneering mental health initiative for Scottish agriculture, being rolled out from this month.
Quality Meat Scotland celebrates Scottish red meat sector at parliamentary event
Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) highlighted its plans to support and protect the growth of Scotland’s red meat industry at its recent parliamentary reception. The event, which took place on the 17 January, was hosted by QMS and sponsored by Jim Fairlie.
The Energy Bill Discount Scheme
The current support offer, the Energy Bill Relief Scheme, is due to end in March. It was announced this week that a new scheme will replace it: the Energy Bill Discount Scheme