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'A push in the market to move away from bulk bakery mixes'

KaTech technical sales executive Stephen O’Neill on why bakery businesses are increasingly turning to scratch-based mixes.

'The industry knows how to look after its own'

As the year draws to a close, British Baker deputy editor Amy North looks back at the positive work being done across the baking industry.

'Fire extinguishers should be kept away from excess heat or cold'

Stanley Security UK fire product manager Michael Heasman GIFireE gives advice on best practice for the use of fire extinguishers in bakeries.

Would a CVA be right for your business?

Gareth Howlett, Senior associate, at law firm Blake Morgan, looks at how Company Voluntary Arrangements  (CVAs) work, and asks if they are right for every business?

‘Carefully crafted food is far too good to waste’

Sadie Westwood, of behaviour change agency 23red, on activity to encourage catering businesses to combat food waste

Is your workforce ready for a no-deal Brexit?

Kate Palmer, associate director of advisory at law firm Peninsula Group, gives advice on preparations employers can make ahead of Brexit

'When increasing fibre, process changes may be required to return texture'

Stanley Cauvain, director at Baketran, on the challenges of adding fibre and protein

Legal: The right approach to making staff redundant

Kate Palmer, associate director of advisory at Peninsula Group, gives advice to business owners on what to do if they need to make redundancies.

“It’s essential to have a contract with detailed product specifications from the outset”

Tom Lock, founder of Awfully Posh (AP) Brands, offers advice on scaling up a business.

“One day the entire café was taken up by three people using their laptops and spending £7.20”

Rowan Walker, founder of The Bearded Baker, on his decision to ban laptops from his café – and how he deals with unjustified negative comments from customers.