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Burton’s CEO steps down

Ben Clarke has announced he will step down from his post as chief executive of Burton’s Biscuits Company after seven years in the post. 

**VIDEO** In conversation with Chris Peck, executive chairman, West Cornwall Pasty Company

Chris Peck, executive chairman of the West Cornwall Pasty Company, explains the "turnaround story" for his business since he took the helm in 2014.

GroceryAid on the hunt for volunteers

GroceryAid, the trading name of the National Grocers’ Benevolent Fund (NGBF), is searching for volunteers to help with its welfare work.

M&S petitioned by MPs over wage cuts

MPs will petition Marks & Spencer over the planned changes to pay that could leave thousands of workers worse off.

BFAWU’s Draper asked to leave Labour Party

Ronnie Draper, general secretary of the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) said action was taken over something he wrote on social media.

VIDEO: In conversation with Ted Linehan, marketing director, Jacob’s

This week, United Biscuits-owned Jacob’s launched their #CRACKINdiscoveries campaign, and announced a partnership with musician and cheese maker, Alex James, who will be the company’s chief taste curator.

Aulds Bakery manager found guilty of theft

A bakery manager in Scotland has been found guilty of embezzling almost £3k from Aulds Bakery.

Alex James joins Jacob’s for new campaign

Musician and cheesemaker Alex James has joined United Biscuits (UB)-owned Jacob’s as chief taste curator for a new lunchtime campaign.

BBC criticised over lack of Scottish presence for new Bake Off series

Scottish Bakers criticises The Great British Bake Off for lack of Scottish contestants.

Frostings cake shop closes after 21 years of service

Twyford-based cake shop Frostings closed its doors on Saturday after 21 years of trading, having created over 7,000 cakes during that time.

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