UK: BRAIN FOOD - Matters for the mind to chew on - Perk life - Jammy workers.

UK: BRAIN FOOD - Matters for the mind to chew on - Perk life - Jammy workers. - Edited by RHYMER RIGBY, rhymer.rigby@haynet.com.

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Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

Edited by RHYMER RIGBY, rhymer.rigby@haynet.com.

Peter Wilkin, the 58 year old chairman of Wilkin & Sons, makers of the Queen's favourite jam, certainly believes in spreading it around - his 180-strong workforce stands to inherit the business when their heirless boss retires. Rather than sell up, Wilkin has established a trust to hold a controlling interest in the £6.7 million business on the workers' behalf - a case, you might say, of jam today and jam tomorrow.

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