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Asda and M&S create new payment cards for volunteers shopping for those self-isolating

The cards are aimed at shoppers relying on friends, neighbours and volunteers to get their groceries for them

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Asda wheels out Burnley to offer reassurance and clarity

The big four have all come up with ads addressing the new rules of shopping

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Supermarkets under pressure to shut shopping centre stores

Landlords have been leaning on food retailers to cease trading so centres can close

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Morrisons to treble staff bonuses in recognition of ‘huge effort’

The retailer said the changes represented a bonus payment of £1,050 for a full-time frontline colleague

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How are supermarkets protecting and supporting their staff during the coronavirus crisis?

Retailers have been rolling out a wealth of measures to keep staff safe and make sure they feel valued. Here’s what each of the major supermarkets are doing

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M&S gives store and supply chain staff 15% pay bonus

The hike tops that of the 10% bonuses already announced by a number of supermarkets

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Morrisons wins Supreme Court appeal over data breach case

In 2014, senior internal auditor Andrew Skelton leaked the payroll data of nearly 100,000 employees

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Tesco announces £30m community support package

The supermarket said it would provide £15m of food donations to FareShare and The Trussell Trust

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M&S adds food brands to boost availability

M&S has also announced immediate payment terms for small suppliers

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Coronavirus demand surge supercharges grocery industry growth

The UK grocery industry experienced its strongest four-week period on record in March, with overall industry growth of more than 20% and the sales increase of established players rivalling that of the discounters

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GPI finds food inflation continues to edge upwards

Supermarket inflation moved back to its second-highest level since mid-2018 in February as prices continue to move upwards.