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Asda ready to slash range by up to 40% in End2End reset

Stores will be transformed into a simplified “discount model”, reducing ranges to prioritise availability of key SKUs

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Asda ends in-store scratch baking putting 1,200 jobs at risk

The move comes just over a year after Tesco announced a similar shake-up of its in-store bakeries

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Range preview: Asda summer food and drink 2021

Even if the weather disappoints, this summer is going to be a hot one, judging by the number of spicy new lines Asda has planned for its latest range. Here’s our pick of what’s to come

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Pick for Britain scheme for UK-based farm workers scrapped

The scheme was launched last year to recruit UK workers for seasonal farm jobs 

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Farm labour crisis looming with Covid rates high in Europe

Thousands of new coronavirus cases have been recorded in key countries for recruitment, such as Bulgaria and Romania, over the past week

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Why are so few Brits prepared to pick fruit?

The UK fruit & veg sector is at risk because Brexit has made it harder to hire seasonal workers from Europe - and Brits don’t want to do the job. We explain why it’s so hard to hire British workers for seasonal jobs, and what to do about it.

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