The founder of Heck sausages says he wants to start employing prison inmates and Afghan refugees to overcome a 'post-Brexit labour shortage'.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Andrew Keeble has written to local MP and Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, calling for urgent action to tackle the staff crisis in food.
He has even called for the fast-tracking of Afghan refugees being processed to fill the void of workers.
Andrew Keeble has written to local MP and Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, calling for urgent action to tackle the staff crisis in food
And now he has launched a bid to recruit serving prisoners to train them in food production.
Mr Keeble said: 'We are trying to look at as many routes to employ people - whether it's local people, school leavers or giving serving prisoners skills in food production.
'There is no doubt that lots of prisoners, currently serving sentences, would make great drivers, butchers, bakers and chefs.
'Many other companies such as Timpson and Cook, take a similar approach.'
The firm, based in Bedale,