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Enter HOPS Facebook competition !

We launched our new Facebook competition this month in a bid to obtain feedback on our new website. For your chance to win a month of free advertising for your vacancy, all you have to do is: • Like and share the competition post on our Facebook page...

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HOPS Growers Conference 2017

HOPS would like to thank everyone who attended this years conference. Thank you to all our guest speakers for making the day such a great success. HOPS Growers Conference 2017 Agenda is available...

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The Guardian – Brexit and the coming food crisis

Britain’s food production depends on seasonal migrant labour from the EU. What will happen to those workers after Brexit? And how will it change the industry? On 24 June last year, the few hundred residents of a temporary village, hidden from view in the middle of a...

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HOPS helps lead in worker welfare and ethical practice

HOPS has been working with growers, co-operatives, technical auditors and major retailers to help produce an essential industry guide. A collaborative project has enabled the Fresh Produce Consortium (FPC) to issue an industry guidance document covering caravan...

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Government rejects seasonal farmworkers scheme

The government has rejected calls for a seasonal agricultural workers scheme (SAWS) so people from overseas can fill temporary job vacancies on UK farms. Immigration minister Robert Goodwill told MPs that reports of a UK farm labour shortage following last year’s vote...

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Open letter to all HOPS grower and worker members

7th March 2017 Open letter to all HOPS grower and worker members.   Since the Brexit vote, there has been some mixed messaging in the press and on social media with regards to freedom of movement and the ability to work in the UK. HOPS attended a Governmental...

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HOPS in Parliament

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee Featuring HOPS Labour Solutions Director, John Hardman. Watch the full video on Parliament...

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