Egg producer Blackdown Hills Enterprises Ltd has been forced into administration by the recent spate of extreme hot weather. The move has caused the loss of jobs for their entire workforce, with no hope available to save their positions.
Heineken have announced a large investment in craft beer firm Beavertown, to help them construct a new brewery.
After securing a minority stake in the business, the £450 million will help the London-based firm to create new jobs at the new site.
Pending approval by the local council, the Samworth Brothers site in Leicester looks set for a big expansion.
Bradgate Bakery could soon be providing 150 new jobs to the local area, after planning permission was sought from Leicester City Council.
95% of manufacturers are demanding changes to the Apprenticeship Levy, according to research conducted by EEF.
Although there may be disagreements about the degree of change require, the overwhelming majority of businesses clearly want to see something different from the levy.