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Pingdemic: up to 10,000 food supply chain workers to be exempt from self-isolation rules

However the government has stopped short of including shopworkers

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‘Poultry shortages inevitable’ despite new isolation exemptions

The president of 2 Sisters Food Group Ranjit Singh said the sector was facing a ’food crisis like we’ve never seen before’

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Supermarket bosses predicted ‘pingdemic’ chaos. Perhaps ministers should listen to them

Thankfully, supermarket depot staff and food workers will be exempted from self-isolation, although supermarket store staff will not

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XPO logistics workers threaten strike that could cause UK ‘beer drought’

Workers are being balleted for industrial action after what Unite called a “paltry” a 1.4% pay rise 

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Asda gives suppliers 30 days to pay 5% transport costs hike as HGV crisis continues

In a letter to suppliers, obtained by The Grocer, the retailer blamed “Brexit uncertainty” for soaring transportation costs

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HGV driver crisis: government measures simply do not go far enough

Extending temporary seasonal visas to EU HGV professionals is the only way to fill the gap in skills

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