FDF's Competitiveness Steering Group is currently considering the possibility of
developing a second phase to FDF's highly successful Apprenticeship Pledge,
trebling the number of apprenticeships offered across the sector. Members
that there could be an opportunity to develop an industry standard
programme and focus on higher-level apprenticeships.
The Government's Employer Ownership of Skills (EOS) fund encourages
collaboration between groups of employers to tackle significant problems in
and/or supply chain. The Government is particularly keen for proposals that aim
raise skills, create jobs, and drive enterprise and economic growth.
The next round of bidding opened in late 2012. FDF will therefore host a
meeting with the National Skills Academy for food and drink on Wednesday 30th
from 10.30 – 13.00 at FDF offices in London to discuss possible ideas for a
industry bid under the EOS fund. We are calling on members to participate in
To confirm a place for you or your colleague, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7420 7107 by 23rd January. Links are attached below with further
Organiser: Selga Speakman-Brown, 020 7420 7107, email@example.com