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Christmas veg shortage

Christmas veg shortage

Persistent heavy rainfall in 2019 has put British veg from the brassica family at risk of being in short supply for Christmas dinners.  Warnings about the lack of cauliflower, sprouts, white and red cabbages were made at the end of the summer after torrential...
New year makeover

New year makeover

On the eve of a new year when the search is on for a new seasonal team, it’s the ideal time to improve your business profile.  With more recruitment opportunities becoming available in Eastern Europe, UK farms need to work harder to attract workers. HOPS has...
Christmas contacts

Christmas contacts

Christmas closures will have an impact on pre-paid card services so it’s important to take note of key dates and warnings on when to transfer funds. Prepaid Financial Services have asked that funds reach their bank no later than Monday 23 December to allow their...
Labour exploitation uncovered

Labour exploitation uncovered

Between July and September the Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) identified 2,599 potential victims of labour exploitation. The agriculture sector was one of the industries where the GLAA received the most information. Issues highlighted to the GLAA were...