Britain’s exit from the EU will lead to substantial changes for the UK’s immigration system. The FDF is your source for information on the new immigration system and what that means for businesses in the Food and Drink Industry.

The FDF has a variety of toolkits and webinars that will help you navigate these changes and offer support and guidance to any questions.

The FDF has also developed EU Settled Status workshops with Squire Patton Boggs, offering in-house support for members to guide their EU employees through the process.

We remain in active dialogue with the government to ensure that the needs of the Food and Drink Industry are considered in the future Immigration System currently being designed.

News

The Food and Drink Federation's response to the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) review of Shortage Occupation Lists

The FDF is pleased that the MAC have recognised the challenges UK businesses face in recruiting vital skilled roles for the food chain such as food technologists, butchers, and maintenance engineers.

Read more

Food and Drink Federation responds to the publication of the Home Office's plans for immigration

FDF response to to the publication of the Home Office's plans for immigration.

Read more

All news

Receive updates on this topic

Want to keep up to date on this topic?

You can receive email updates on this topic by registering for an FDF account. 

You can edit your preferences so that you receive updates on the topics and the type of information you are interested in. 

Register

Interested in becoming a member?

FDF members have access to a range of benefits to grow, protect and strengthen their business.

Gain an advantage, join FDF today.

 

Check to see if your company is already a member

How we can help your business

Related topics

skills

Education and skills

The FDF is finding proactive solutions to develop a skills pipeline for our members. Through apprenticeships, T Levels and retraining we are building the tools needed to maintain a growing workforce.

butcher

National living wage

Maintaining a competitive employment offer and ensuring compliant practice is important for our members. The FDF will help you understand the current landscape and push for your concerns to be heard.

occupational health and safety

Occupational health and safety

Keep up to date with the latest HSE insights and information to help keep your workforce safe and your workplace compliant.

Brexit

EU exit

The FDF produces a range of resources to help guide companies through the complexities arising as the UK leaves the EU. This includes our Brexit Roadmap resource. The FDF also runs various Brexit-related committees.

Preparing for a Changing Workforce: a food and drink supply chain approach to skills

Report: Preparing for a changing workforce: A food and drink supply chain approach to skills

24 October 2019

Report by the Food and Drink Sector Council which outlines the future workforce and skills needs of the UK food and drink sector, and has brought together the entire supply chain to develop key recommendations for both government and industry that will deliver a real step change.

Read more

About FDF

What we do