Published on: 29 June 2020To say my year has been eventful is an understatementBlog post
The Master explains that, while it hasn’t been the year anybody would have planned, we’ve all adapted and changed the way we live - the Livery has been no different.
Published on: 26 June 2020Meat Industry Awards changes presentations for 2020
It has been announced that this year’s Meat Management Industry Awards will change its ceremony and award presentation arrangements to an online event to take account of the ongoing impact of Covid-19.
Published on: 18 June 2020Women in Meat Industry Awards 2020 open for nominations
WCB Liverymen and the wider industry can now nominate candidates for the annual Women in Meat Industry Awards. Designed to recognise the vitally important contributions that women make to the meat sector, it is organised by Meat Management magazine.
Published on: 9 June 2020Liverymen connect again through virtual Fellowship Friday event
50 Liverymen gathered remotely in front of computers, tablets and phones on Friday 5th June to take part in the Livery Company’s first Fellowship Friday event with guest speaker Michael Fenton Stevens.
Published on: 8 June 2020Famous first for Freemen
The Worshipful Company of Butchers achieved a new first at Friday’s Court Meeting when three new Freemen were admitted to the Company via the Zoom video platform.
Published on: 2 June 2020Smithfield Market stays open through the pandemic
As a vital part of the UK’s meat supply chain it has been important to keep Smithfield Market running through the pandemic – it is an essential conduit between many producers and their customers.
Published on: 12 May 2020Webinar initiative and technology assists Young Butchers
Liveryman Dr. Claire White shared career advice and a range of other topics with members of the Young Butchers' Club via an exclusive webinar.
Published on: 11 May 2020VE Day thoughts from The MasterBlog post
The Master paid his respects and in a very quiet Smithfield laid a wreath for VE Day on behalf of our Livery Company.
Published on: 27 April 2020Tributes paid to the Industry
DEFRA and the Food Standards Agency, amongst others, have been paying tribute to the way in which the food and particularly the meat industry is contributing to the challenges posed by the Coronavirus.
Published on: 8 April 2020Working through tough times, video meetings and a sad farewellBlog post
Messages of support from The Master Tim Dumenil, and updates on how the Livery is adapting and working.