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Dragging heels: why UK business is lagging on gender diversity Subscription

20 Feb 2015 | By Megan Tatum

With representation of women at board level lagging, businesses are being urged to improve standards on gender diversity…

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Sylvester Stallone and me: Jonathan Warburton Big Interview Video Subscription

10 Apr 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Jonathan Warburton is in a scrap. So he’s hired Sylvester Stallone for the latest ad campaign.

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We need to talk about gender diversity in the industry

23 Feb 2015 | By Megan Tatum

The challenge lies in tackling subconscious biases that continue to block talented female candidates from promotion

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Morrisons to change staff bonuses based on customer service

24 Apr 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

The retailer announced this week it had relaunched its staff bonus scheme with the aim of rewarding colleagues for better customer service

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Farm Africa Food for Good campaign gets £5m industry pledge Subscription

30 Mar 2015 | By Megan Tatum

The new commitment to the charity, which aims to end hunger in Africa by investing in community-led projects, was announced at an event on 23 March sponsored by Typhoo.

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Hannah Wright, Sainsbury's Longwater: store of the week Subscription

16 Apr 2015 | By Helen Gilbert

We’re absolutely delighted and really proud. We believe we’re the best in town.

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Kevin Pugsley, Proper Cornish, on his car crash interview Subscription

16 Apr 2015

My first job was part-time grill chef at Falstaff Bar & Grill, which is now a Harvester

Ian York

Ian York of Poundstrecher: looking beyond single digits Subscription

27 Feb 2015 | By Claire Farrell

Poundstretcher is making a comeback, and for new boss Ian York it represents a reinvention

Mary Barnard

Mondelez's Mary Barnard on Cadbury, Bournville and Creme Eggs Subscription

21 Feb 2015 | By Ian Quinn

The first woman at the helm of Cadbury is determined to prove Mondelez is a sound steward of its UK operations…

Allan Leighton

Allan Leighton: Exclusive interview with the new chairman of Co-op Subscription

19 Feb 2015 | By Adam Leyland

Our editor Adam Leyland gets an exclusive interview with Allan Leighton covering the chairman’s thoughts on the business, Ursula Lidbetter and his role

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Paddy Power: Ella's Kitchen boss Paul Lindley's new adventure Subscription

23 Jan 2015 | By James Halliwell

Ella’s Kitchen entrepreneur Paul Lindley on Paddy’s Bathroom, his socially and economically powerful new bathtime venture…

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Paul Tripp, Soreen MD: Big Interview Subscription

19 Jan 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Rolling up his sleeves (and talking to customers), baking veteran Paul Tripp worked miracles on unique malt loaf Soreen…

Stuart MacFarlane

Stuart MacFarlane Big Interview: It's Good to Talk Subscription

10 Jan 2015 | By Adam Leyland

One year into his new role as zone president of AB InBev Europe, Stuart MacFarlane talks exclusively to The Grocer…

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Bruce Langlands and the hallowed halls of Harrods: big interview Subscription

12 Dec 2014 | By James Halliwell

Harrods is the most famous shop in the world. Over seven floors of prime West London real estate, it sells wickedly expens…

Candy

Made in Chelsea: Jamie Laing talks Candy Kittens

05 Dec 2014 | By James Halliwell

If you are unfamiliar with Made in Chelsea, here is the set-up: young, rich, glamorous people live it up in…

Marty Spate

Blossom Hill's Marty Spate: Big Interview Subscription

05 Dec 2014 | By James Halliwell

On a brief visit to the UK, Marty Spate, master winemaker at Blossom Hill, talks wine snobs, creating crowd pleasing wine, going global and Christmas.

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Casper Meijer Big Interview: On a mission to match and more Subscription

14 Nov 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Casper Meijer is not the first Dutchman to be parachuted into Morrisons in recent years…

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Is The Co-operative right to consider pausing its Fairtrade expansion?

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Jennifer Baker

Self-awareness is key to effective team communications Subscription

18 Dec 2014 | By Jennifer Baker

During the course of my work I’m always intrigued to understand why we naturally click with some people…

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Taking stock: even when work is busy, you need to prioritise Subscription

06 Dec 2014 | By Jimmy Cregan

I’m writing this column sat in the snug part of a pub (playing horrific regional radio) in St Ives, Cornwall…

Jennifer Baker

Successful leadership involves more than just 'doing' Subscription

22 Nov 2014 | By Jennifer Baker

Moving into leadership is probably one of the biggest steps you will take in your career…

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focus on soft drinks, lead, fizz in shape of world

Soft drinks category report 2015

How do the calorie reduction efforts of UK soft drinks players compare with those of their counterparts overseas? And how are the steps being taken affecting sales?

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