David Llewellyn, chief executive of the Vending & Automated Retail Association (AVA), assesses prospects for vending machines in public spaces and the impact of recent government legislation on the industry

Local Authority catering teams have been gearing up to deliver on the government’s new policy guaranteeing free school meals to all infant pupils in the UK. The Children’s Food Trust addresses some of the key issues surrounding the new legislation

With a new pound coin set to be introduced in 2017, the Automatic Vending Association (AVA) answers some of the most pressing questions about how the changeover will work

Public buyers and suppliers should make sure they are ready for new food procurement standards that hit this autumn which will consider a variety of social and ethical issues that relate to food

Jonathan Hilder, CEO of the Automatic Vending Association, discusses the latest developments in the vending industry, namely healthy eating and the introduction of the new five and ten pence coins

In the debate about obesity amongst the population, the Automatic Vending Association is keen to set the record straight

Event Diary

This year, Total Telecom’s Connected Britain is celebrating its 10th anniversary, marking a decade of networking, innovation, and collaboration. The conference is now the UK’s largest digital economy event, set to welcome over 7,500 delegates from the telecoms industry and beyond to discuss the hottest topics at ExCel London on September 11–12. 

DTX brings together creative minds and technology practitioners with the tools needed to drive change, enhance experiences and improve efficiencies across today’s organisations.

The countdown to the Environmental Services & Solutions Expo (ESS Expo) is on! As the UK’s largest environmental gathering, ESS Expo is set to take place on 11-12 September 2024 at the NEC, Birmingham.