Carrier Bag Charge - Guidance

In August 2020 the government announced that in 2021 the Single-Use Carrier Bag Charge would be increased to 10p and extended to all retailers in England. Since its introduction, use of carrier bags in the main supermarkets has reduced by 95% and the Government is keen to build on this success.  

Invest in your employees’ training


Investing in the training and development of your employees is no longer a luxury. It’s a must.
Your employees are your business greatest asset, so nurturing your talent and equipping them with all the necessary skills is key to your commercial success.

Dismissing an employee for gross misconduct

When dealing with employee misconduct, employers may have a good reason to dismiss an employee, but if they don’t follow the correct procedure their worst nightmare may come true – they may be forced to defend Employment Tribunal claims.

5 Myths about flexible working

Earlier this year, a video that showed Professor Robert Kelly’s interview with the BBC being interrupted by his children bursting into his home office highlighted one of the funny sides of flexible working.

Product Integrity Matters To Us All

Apart from the legal requirement not to pull the wool over consumers’ eyes, substituting cheaper ingredients to cut corners potentially both harms your business and our industry. The consumer trust in our industry is hard to win but easy to lose.

Contracts of Employment Q&A

Contract of Employment – are they just a worthless piece of paper or a great tool for employers?

We take a closer look at the main points you need to consider when drafting and varying contract terms and conditions.

Terrorism Guidelines

It's something none of us wants to have to consider, however the possibility of being caught up in a terror attack - and more importantly how best for you, your staff and customers react - is worth some planning thought.

Written after the Paris terrorist attacks in late 2015, but still relevant, full and unrestricted access to this article is made exclusively available to PAPA Retail and Supplier Members.

Make Sure That Your Packaging is Legal and Safe

There are increasing concerns around the food industry about the standards of safety with some packaging, including pizza boxes, due to the chemical content of some of the materials being used.    In some cases this may make the packaging illegal and unsafe to use in the UK.

Full and unrestricted access to this article is made exclusively available to PAPA Retail and Supplier Members as well as EHO's.

Seafish Guidance on Tuna

Seafish’s regulation team has recently been made aware of an issue with tuna fish that is potentially being imported into the UK. This is an open letter to all members concerned with the use of Tuna. 

Full and unrestricted access to this content is made exclusively available to PAPA Retail and Supplier Members as well as EHO's.

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