It has been an up and downhill battle for many food sector companies this week, trying to maintain good profits and good opinions with consumers.
In this week's special roundup we take a look at the challenges companies are facing.
Big infrastructure projects, no way out for companies, BoE bank rate 0.5%, RBS regrets libor scandal
Companies in profit slump, auditors in firing line, manufacturing boost to economy, Dragon Jones buys Jessops, no banking bonuses
RBS, Barclays, Lloyds still in structural shake-up, Tax avoidance is big business, Local government picking their own auditors, Galaxy smartphones preferred over iPhone.
In this tough economic climate increasing pressure to maximise revenue opportunities has now become the key focus for major professional services firms.