Safeway’s combined chairman and chief executive Steven Burd appeared to be safe in his role after rebel shareholders of the group mustered only a 16.7% vote against his reappointment.

Sainsbury’s staff are furious that new chief executive Justin King is scrapping their Christmas bonus without waiting to see if sales improve during the year.
According to the Daily Mail the decision has outraged staff because chairman Peter Davis has been awarded £2.4m in shares despite the drop in annual profits announced earlier this week.

Distillers Glenmorangie posted a 10% increase in profits to £9.57m boosted by strong sales of its top Scotch whisky brands Glenmorangie, Ardbeg and