AIMS calls on government to reallocate poultry worker visas
Oct18

AIMS calls on government to reallocate poultry worker visas

The Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS) called on the UK government to redistribute any unused seasonal poultry visas to the wider meat industry.

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Meat industry reacts to EU NI Protocol proposals
Oct14

Meat industry reacts to EU NI Protocol proposals

The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) and the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS) have welcomed new plans for the post-Brexit agreement on trade with Northern Ireland, but remain cautious about its limitations.

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Potential changes to NI Protocol on cold meat, says EU Commission VP
Oct11

Potential changes to NI Protocol on cold meat, says EU Commission VP

European Commission vice president Maros Sefcovic has announced that the EU is preparing to present “far-reaching proposals” that could “dramatically” reduce the level of checks on goods.

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NPA reacts to PM’s comments on potential pig cull
Oct04

NPA reacts to PM’s comments on potential pig cull

The National Pig Association (NPA) has said that Boris Johnson “played down the prospect of an on-farm welfare cull” during his interview with Andrew Marr on Sunday morning.

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NPA calls for butchery visas to tackle pig backlogs
Sep28

NPA calls for butchery visas to tackle pig backlogs

The National Pig Association (NPA) has urged the government to extend its offer of short-term visas to butchery workers to help avoid further disruption in the pig sector.

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Government looking at SAWS as solution to labour shortage
Sep24

Government looking at SAWS as solution to labour shortage

George Eustice, the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, has said the government was “looking at options”, including the Seasonal Agricultural Workers’ Scheme (SAWS), as a means of tackling the current workforce crisis.

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