Notice of Annual General Meeting

National Federation of Meat and Food Traders trading as National Craft Butchers National Federation of Meat and Food Traders Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held by Zoom on 22nd June at 2.30pm.   The meeting will be chaired by President George Debman All members are welcome to attend the AGM. During the AGM, those […]

Industry Guidance on peanut protein contamination of Soybean lecithin 

CHECK YOUR INGREDIENTS: Peanut contamination of Soybean Lecithin The Food Standards Agency have issued the following guidance relating to a significant food safety risk. Peanut allergy is one of the most common and serious allergenic reactions. Soybean lecithin is used as an emulsifier or thickening agent and widely used in sauces, marinades and glazes etc. […]

Energy Saving

As NCB members annual energy costs are rising and savings with suppliers are almost impossible there has never been a more important time to be aware of your energy costs. The benefits of saving energy aren’t just about reducing costs, though of course every £ saved is a £ of extra profit, saving energy can […]

About CLEAN Partners

About CLEAN Linen & Workwear A workwear rental service tailored for butchers CLEAN Linen & Workwear are about great service and tailored solutions, provided by real people, that’s why they are one of the UK’s most trusted laundry companies. They have teamed up with the National Craft Butchers to offer a range of thermally disinfected […]

NCB Wage Survey Highlights

NCB Wage Survey Results This year the NCB wage survey was back, we had over 130 responses from England & Wales. Thank you to every that took the couple of minutes to complete our survey. We’re sharing the highlights with you here, but our Full members can find more details and breakdowns for regions and […]

Jubilee Bank Holiday

It has been announced that there will be a four-day weekend to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Here’s what employers need to know. • The late May Bank Holiday, which would have fallen on Monday 30 May 2022, will be moved to Thursday 2 June 2022• there will be an additional Bank Holiday on Friday […]

MRC Official Sponsors of the Team GB Butchers for 2022

NCB Corporate members MRC have recently become the latest official sponsors of the Team GB Butchers for 2022, with two of their ambassadors having newly made the team for this year already. Being a British, family run business, the team at MRC are incredibly proud and excited to be supporting Team GB in their 2022 […]

Free Range Eggs

Due to the prevalence of avian flu, free-range hens are currently having to be housed inside meaning that the legal definition of ‘free range eggs’ cannot be met.

Autumn Budget 2021: Key Highlights for Butchers

Autumn Budget 2021: Key Highlights for Butchers  Business Rates The business rates multiplier will be frozen for 2022/23 at 49.9p for properties under £51,000 RV and 51.2p for those above, meaning bills are 3% lower than projected.From 2023, a new business rates relief will incentivise property improvements by delaying consequent increases in bills for 12 […]