Last chance to create butcher of the future

The English meat industry has one last chance today to play a role in helping to design the butcher of the future.

Following the launch of the government’s Trailblazer Strategy, an employer driven scheme to reform the way apprenticeships are designed and implemented in England, a group of employers were formed to work on behalf of the meat sector. This group was made up of Morrisons, Aubrey Allen, Faccenda and Walter Smith Fine Foods.

As part of the process, they have been calling on the rest of the meat industry to get involved and share their views about the key skills, knowledge and behaviours that a butcher should develop from a vocational training programme - that consultation process ends at 5.30pm today (30 May).

To take part in the consultation, click here. For more information, email

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