FareShare Yorkshire – a little can go a long way.

FareShare Yorkshire is a small independent charity which relies entirely on donations and grants to keep doing the work that they do. They do not receive any statutory funding but do fight against food waste and hunger in our society. Formed in 1998, to help tackle the food poverty issues across the county, they redistribute surplus food across the Yorkshire…


H&P recognised by HR

H&P recognised by HR  The efforts of Haywood & Padgett during the Covid-19 pandemic have been recognised by the internationally renowned publication HR Magazine ( They have been focusing on best practise being employed by leading companies across all sectors. Beau Jackson wrote: “Bakery Haywood & Padgett has maintained all operations throughout the pandemic. To thank its staff during this…


Tough Cookies do the Tough Mudder

Wayne, Michelle, Becky, Luke and Natasha Padgett, along with a hardy group from the Bakery have completed the Tough Mudder at Skipton to raise much needed funds for Barnsley Hospice. In difficult conditions the going was very tough but our brave bunch of bakers managed the course and had a brilliant time doing it. Tough Cookies do the Tough Mudder….


Happy Birthday Your Majesty

Happy Birthday Your Majesty. The British Consulate-General in Dusseldorf wanted to mark the Queen’s Birthday earlier in June and held a Birthday Party at the Galopprennbahn. To celebrate the occasion, the Ambassador and his staff at the Consulate wanted to showcase the Best of British and we were more than happy to support the event by supplying our most fabulous…


Haywood & Padgett Gain National Award

The Workplace Wellbeing Charter is an opportunity for employers to demonstrate their commitment to the health and well-being of their workforce. The positive impact that employment can have on health and wellbeing is now well documented. Our HR department have been working hard to complete the Workplace Wellbeing Charter application.  This involved collating evidence of how the Company is committed…


We all love them, but how do you pronounce it?

Recently, our NPD maestro John brought ‘The Great Scone Map of the United Kingdom and Ireland’ in to The Bakery. It shows the spread of people who say Scone – to rhyme with ‘cone’ and others who choose Scone – to rhyme with ‘con’, but which is correct? To achieve an objective answer, we decided that the only thing to do was…


Mount Kilimanjaro – Fuelled to Success

On the 17th February six people, all part of the Haywood and Padgett family set out on a mission to conquer Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest point and the WORLD’s highest freestanding mountain. Armed only with a great deal of determination and our New Breakfast Bar (shortly due for release) it was to prove a fantastic and exhausting challenge! The journey…