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JJ Foodservice launches special service for emergency staff

JJ Foodservice launches special service for emergency staff

JJ Foodservice is offering a fast-track 'Just for Heroes' service for NHS, police and fire brigade staff. Available with immediate effect, all emergency service staff staff will be served first when they visit a branch...
Unitas boss calls on government for more coronavirus support

Unitas boss calls on government for more coronavirus support

Unitas Wholesale managing director Darren Goldney has made a plea to the government to offer more support to the wholesale channel during the coronavirus pandemic. Goldney said while the buying group's members were "standing firm...

Support package not working for wholesale sector, says FWD

The corona crisis support package introduced by the Chancellor does not work for the wholesale sector, due to its high overheads and lack of cash coming in, explains James Bielby, chief executive of The...

Bidfood and Brakes join forces to support the vulnerable

Two of the UK’s leading foodservice wholesalers, Brakes and Bidfood, have joined together in order to support a government initiative to ensure that vital food supplies reach the country’s most vulnerable people during the...

Fairway gives leave of absence to four staff members amid crisis

Fairway Foodservice have made the decision to furlough four out of 11 staff members, as chief executive Chris Binge looks to future-proof the buying group over the coming months. “I have furloughed four of the...